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Competition Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, In-House

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £63000 - £79000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Mark Bladen

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Central Government - Competition Lawyer

Perm - Full-time

£63,000 to £79,000 per annum

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for a Competition Lawyer to join a Central Government body at a competition Lawyer. Working directly for the President, Chairmen and Registrar of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), the post corresponds to that of a Référendaire at the EU General Court but also encompasses a case handling role central to the work of the CAT.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Research case law and produce well written analyses
  • Liaise with the parties and members in the conduct of cases before the CAT
  • Attend hearings and assist on relevant issues as required
  • Prepare drafts of orders and judgments
  • Assist in relation to outside speaking engagements

Key Requirements:

The ideal Candidate for this Competition Lawyer role will have:

  • Practical experience of Competition law and EU law
  • Litigation experience or clear understanding of litigation procedures
  • Excellent case handling skills (including interpersonal skills)
  • Generally, legal skills to a very high standard and incisive intellect with keen powers of analysis
  • Capable of handling issues of law and fact raised in the submissions of parties
  • Sophisticated drafting skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong academic and practical background
  • Equable temperament able both to work on their own or easily with others in teams
  • Willingness to work outside normal hours where necessary to get the job done in time and to the highest possible professional standard
  • Good IT skills

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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