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Competition Associate

Employer
JMC Legal Recruitment
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£65000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Practice area
Competition/EU
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
PQE
1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years
Position
Solicitor
Sector
Private practice
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Job Details

Join this award-winning Top 20 Firm and advise on a wealth of high-profile Competition matters, with incremental support on your journey towards admirable recognition in the competition field.

The Firm:

Homing offices throughout the UK, and internationally, this Top 20 Firm has rightfully achieved its status as a global heavyweight. In fact, they are constantly ahead of the curve with their specialist sector knowledge and cutting-edge legal tech, earning them a wealth of enviable clients ranging from multinational PLCs to UHNW individuals.

This external first-class service, securing L500 Top Tier recognition over numerous departments, stems from the internal first-class investment in their employees. Notably, the significant increase in salary bandings has set them apart from the rest as one of the highest payers in the UK. Furthermore, the training and development programme provides incremental support to each lawyer as they progress through the ranks, with additional assistance from the most influential senior associates and partners in the business.

When it comes to the Employment team in Leeds, you will find an active and collaborative community full of industry experts and leading individuals, making for a refreshing and motivating work environment. Here, you will constantly find yourself buzzing about the ongoing work and referrals that come in abundance and the high-level investment, demonstrated by the number of home-grown partners, which is why this firm boasts an unrivalled employee retention rate.

The Role:

This is a highly progressive opportunity for a Competition Associate to join the firm's vibrant office in Leeds.

You will be an ambitious individual, eager to advise some of the world's most prominent blue-chip companies and local authority clients on the most sophisticated matters in the sector.

You will have a diverse caseload covering cartel investigations, merger control and joint ventures, distribution arrangements, export control and sanctions, international trade law proceedings and negotiations, national regulation of foreign investment (including CFIUS reviews), State aid and EU funding issues, procurement challenges, anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations and wider EU law and regulatory compliance issues.

You will find that this opportunity comes with a high level of career investment and progression; you can take advantage of the firm's global reach, enabling you to skyrocket your career to the very top level.

Requirements:

  • You will be a qualified Competition Solicitor with 1-4 years PQE
  • Experience gained at a leading national or international law firm
  • Comfortable working independently and liaising with clients
  • Willing to get involved in business development

Remunerations:

  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Lucrative benefits package

This is a highly rewarding opportunity for a Competition Associate to join the firm's dynamic office in Leeds.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Company

JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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