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Litigation Lawyer - Competition Lawyer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £63000 per annum + + civil service pension

  • Consultant:

    Zanub Najmi

  • Email:

    zanub.najmi@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    924473_1653660221

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoin

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-26

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Central Government

Permanent - Full-time
London

£63,000 per annum + Civil Service Pension Scheme

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for a Litigation/Competition Lawyer to join a reputable organisation in Central Government as an Référendaire (Litigation Lawyer) whose function is to hear and decide cases involving competition or economic regulatory issues. The role will require you to be working directly for the President, Chairmen and Registrar of the organisation. The post corresponds to that of a Référendaire at the EU General Court but also encompasses a case handling role.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop real experience at te cutting edge of both substantive competition law and legal procedure. The work 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).

Key Accountabilities:

  • Research case law and produce well written analyses

  • Liaise with the parties and members in the conduct of cases before the Central Government organisation

  • 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 Litigation 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 Zanub in our London office for a confidential discussion.

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