Competition Attorney LEGN1023


An international law firm based in Sandton is looking for an Associate to join their team in the Competition Department.

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Minimum Requirements

Minimum 2 - 5 years post admission
Law degrees from recognised tertiary institutions
SA qualified and admitted attorney (essential)
Good knowledge of the law and regulations
Command of Competition Law & Business Law
Experience in working with International M&A, commercial policy, commercial contracts and pricing strategy

Role Description

To provide timely, well researched legal advice and opinions to facilitate informed and sound decision making by teams within specified deadlines
To effectively manage, coordinate and present cases before, inter alia, the Competition Commission, Competition Tribunal, Competition Appeal Court and High Court
To assist in the negotiation and conclusion of consent and settlement agreements
Present and attend seminars presented by inter alia competition law department
The candidate will focus on numerous local and international clients in high-profile mergers and acquisitions, restrictive business practices and cartel-related matters
The candidate is required to take initiative and maintain the highest of work standards, while remaining results driven and working well under pressure

Initiative: Being proactive in achieving goals and exceeding goals, going the extra mile
Results driven: Ability to work well under pressure without compromising work quality or standards. Ability to handle high volumes as well as meet deadlines with the view to adding value to the business by delivering the required results
Team work: Ability to assist with knowledge transfer to junior professionals and take advantage of team interactions
Work Standards: Ability to produce consistent high quality work
Ethical: Display honesty and integrity at all times
Ability to work and understand cultural diversity and interaction with people of different cultural background

City: Sandton

Salary: Market Related

Duration: Permanent