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Competition Counsel

Job Title: Competition Counsel
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 MONTHS
REF: COMPETITION_1611770217
Contact Name: Kerry Knight
Contact Email: kerry.knight@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Competition Counsel

Reading with flexible working

12 month contract

We are looking for an experienced Competition Lawyer to join this leading telecoms company. You will be accountable for advising the Business and various project teams on all relevant aspects of Competition Law.

Information Sharing/Competition

  • Responsibility for compliance with competition law .
  • Implement robust and effective controls to ensure that information sharing occurs in a manner that is consistent with competition law requirements,
  • Escalate any reported issues or breaches of information sharing rules to the Governance & Compliance Counsel.
  • Conduct training sessions
  • Own and manage Competition Law issues arising under key business projects.
  • Produce accurate project control documents and ensuring that the competition law policies and guidelines are relevant and up to date
  • To work closely with the Shareholder Compliance Specialists and Competition Lawyers on issues relating to competition law/information sharing and project governance.
  • To work with the Governance & Compliance Counsel to continue to build strong working relationships with the Compliance & Competition teams generally to ensure alignment and share knowledge/best practice.
  • To build strong relationships with key internal teams to identify areas for support, raise awareness and manage ongoing risks.

Experience

  • The ideal candidate will be a UK or EU qualified lawyer with at least 3 years PQE in competition law
  • The ability to work in a fast- paced environment.
  • Experience of Mergers & Acquisitions as well as Competition Law
  • The role holder must demonstrate an ability to deliver practical advice in a clear and succinct way as well as a level of commercial acumen to promote cost savings and efficiencies through innovation and continuous improvement.

For more information please apply here or send a CV direct to kerry.knight@projectpeople.com

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