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Competition Lawyer

£65000 - £80000 per annum
Manchester City Of Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Join an ambitious and growing team who will support you to develop and progress, with a transparent pathway to partnership and support from heavy-hitting partners.

The Firm:

This Top 20 law firm has an abundance of Tier 1 rankings across the legal directories and a client base made up of FTSE 100 companies and international PLCs.

The Manchester office is one of the firm's key global sites. As a result, you can expect to gain exposure to multi-jurisdictional work and an unrivalled client base that spans multiple continents, including the US, Europe and the Middle East.

The firm is known for nurturing and developing its Lawyers, and you will have a transparent progression path in a creative and forward-thinking environment.

The Role:

The team is looking to grow at Associate and Senior Associate across their Manchester and Leeds offices.

You will be involved in a broad diet of national and international Competition matters, including cartel investigations, international trade, merger control and funding issues. The work is complex and high-value, and you will have hands-on exposure to cases and a level of client contact that is unheard of in firms of this size.

A key part of the role will involve business development and mentoring junior team members, providing the opportunity to sharpen your leadership and commercial skills that are required as you climb the partnership ladder.

The firm offers a remuneration package at the top end of the market, an impressive bonus scheme, and good levels of flexibility.


  • As a guide, this role would suit a Competition Lawyer with 2 years PQE
  • Experience gained at a leading national or international law firm
  • Comfortable working independently and liaising with clients
  • Willing to get involved in business development

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to call me for a confidential conversation.