Up to £64000 per annum + civil service pension
6 months ago
Competition Appeal Tribunal - Referendaire/ Lawyer
Perm - Full-time
Salary: £64,000 per annum
About the Role:
The Competition Appeal Tribunal (the Tribunal) is a specialist judicial body whose function is to hear and decide cases involving competition or economic regulatory issues. Further information is available on the Tribunal's website www.catribunal.org.uk.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop real experience at the cutting edge of both substantive competition law and legal procedure. The work of the Tribunal covers nearly every aspect of competition litigation, including appeals against infringement decisions, judicial reviews of merger and market investigations and private litigation (including collective actions and fast track procedures).
Working directly for the President, Chairmen and Registrar of the Tribunal, the post encompasses a case handling role central to the work of the Tribunal. Principal duties of the post will be to:
- Liaise with parties and Tribunal members in the conduct of cases before the Tribunal;
- Attend hearings and assist on issues as required;
- Research case law and produce written analyses;
- Prepare drafts and written materials; and
- Assist in relation to outside speaking engagements.
Experience and skills
The successful candidate will be an experienced lawyer and a team player, capable of handling procedural matters and analysing issues of law and facts raised in the submissions of parties.
A high standard of oral and written communication skills as well as an ability to work under pressure will be expected.
Practical experience of competition law, combined with a detailed understanding of procedural law, is an advantage. However, candidates with a strong practical background in related areas of litigation may be considered.
We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Mark Bladen in our London office for a confidential discussion.
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