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Legal Counsel - Competition Law

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Competition Law
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/AA/FTC/CC_1611824391
Contact Name: Ashley Amakoh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Legal Counsel - Competition Law

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Based in the Reading area, but remote-based until covid restrictions reduce

We have a exciting opportunity for a qualified lawyer with significant experience of Competition Law, as our client seeks someone on a 12 month fixed term contract to join and support the Governance & Compliance Counsel, and assume responsibility for advising the Business and various project teams on all relevant aspects of Competition Law.

Working within a complex Joint Venture environment, the client needs someone who can be responsible for compliance with competition law under their joint venture and MSA protocols. There will be other elements including training and advising stakeholders within the business, setting governance and producing project control documents, ensuring competition law policies and guidelines are being followed and are up to date. You will also be expected to work closely with the Shareholder Compliance Specialists and Competition Lawyers on issues relating to competition law/information sharing and project governance.

Experience this role requires:

  • The ideal candidate will be a UK or EU qualified lawyer, ideally with at least 3 years PQE in competition law with a top tier law firm as well as
  • The ability to work in a fast- paced environment.
  • 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 efficiency's through innovation and continuous improvement.


  • Mergers & Acquisition experience would be a bonus

If you would like to be considered, the next step is simply to register your interest by applying here. Shortlisted candidates will be called to discuss the role in more detail.

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