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Associate- Competition/Antitrust

  • GBP£230,000.00 - GBP£280,000.00
  • City of London, London
  • Permanent

Are you a talented Competition/Antitrust Associate with 3-6 years PQE, looking to join a large, progressive Competition/Antitrust department? Progress your legal career in this Top 10 US law firm, best known for big-ticket transactional work in the upper market.

The Firm:
From their US origins to a global powerhouse - this international law firm is a juggernaut of a firm best known for big-ticket transactional work. The firm was among the first to secure an early-bird ticket to reach over $1B annual revenue. Their innovative, collaborative culture and unparalleled legal expertise have led their meteoric growth to expand further since; now, a Top 10 US firm in London. Their global footprint spans across over 20 offices in 4 continents, representing a broad spectrum of clients including Europe's largest companies, financial and government entities, private corporates, and MNCs.

The firm is situated in the upper/premium market; there are recognised for their unique mix of the US and English law advice and excellence in M&A, Private Equity, Insurance Transactions, Investment Funds, International Arbitration/Litigation, Employment & Banking. You can expect a wealth of ultra-high value transactions and complex cross-border cases in this firm. Fuelled by their exponential growth in the number of associates throughout the decades; the firm expanded their services to clients, including restructuring, finance, real estate, and securities litigation that dominated the legal sector in Europe and Asia-pacific.

The firm's financial metrics are generally significantly above most of its elite competitors. Their London office generates one of the highest revenues among US firms. Joining this firm, you can expect a generous remuneration package aligning to the Cravath scale.

The Role:
This is a stand out opportunity for a Competition/Antitrust Associate to join this top 10 US Firm in London.

Within this role you will focuses on high value complex UK/EU Antitrust and UK/EU Competition cases. You will also be expected to have the skills to take on a high degree of responsibility as you will be encouraged to do your own advocacy wherever possible.

The team works on handling matters involving UK/EU and other non-U.S. antitrust, cartel and merger control laws, as well as a wide range of other UK/EU competition.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified solicitor with 3-6 years of PQE.
  • You will have good organisational skills.
  • Excellent client relationship skills and desire to carry out business development. Utilise client focus initiatives and monitor service levels of client needs.


  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large, high-profile UK and international issues.
  • Extensive business development support and training giving you the chance to develop client relationships from early in your career.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Competition/Antitrust Associate with 3-6 years PQE, to join this Top 10 US law firm in London.
Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Alex Rollinson at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Alex Rollinson Headhunter- London City

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