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Competition Lawyer

£70000 - £100000 per annum

Managing this Role


Carl Pace

Principal Consultant - South West
0203 865 2113

Join one of the UK's leading Competition teams, considered the market leaders outside of the City.

Top 50, awarded for their culture and offering the highest salaries in the region, the firm sets the tone for excellence within the South-West.

The Firm

Top 50, with an abundance of Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only nationally but within international market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.

They are consistently hallmarked as "UK Law Firm of the Year" whilst being the leading Commercial firm outside of the City. Their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek to name a few.

The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.

Staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset, put into practice via structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.

Hybrid working to personal preference is the norm, as the firm emphasised talent, not geography.

The Role

Competition Lawyer to join Band 1 team in Bristol

Proudly stood firmly as the top Competition and Anti-Trust team outside of London. The unit offers expert advice and representation before competition and regulatory authorities on antitrust investigations, cartels, abuse of market power, behavioural and compliance issues, and merger control, both in the UK and overseas.

Many of those present in the team have spent time in-house within numerous regulatory and competition authorities, giving a unique insight and level of partnerships across an impressive array of clients.

Involved in Sports, Rail, Infrastructure, Energy, Manufacturing, and the public sector as given examples, the team are interwoven with those in Corporate, Commercial and Disputes, collectively driven by excellence.

Open to those of all levels of expertise, from ambitious juniors to well-established Partners; this is a strategic hire, and a springboard for those seeking some of the UK's best work, without the hours target and work location that impede on life balance.

The Requirements

  • Competition experience gained at a reputable firm
  • Strong academics
  • Willingness to develop and progress up the career ladder.
  • Engagement with present and future clients with the ability to manage, exceed and anticipate evolving needs and expectations.

For those seeking international work, broad sector exposure and a progression model based on merit, not time-served, the opportunity is to hand.