Competition Associate

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Pember

  • Contact email:

    charlottepember@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    CPB1138462_1571827641

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-22

Main responsibilities

  • Clear, concise and unambiguous preparation and drafting of competition documentation
  • Conducting legal research using internal and external knowledge management resources
  • Assisting in the preparation of legal articles
  • Liaison with clients under the supervision of a partner
  • Developing own informal internal and external network of contacts
  • Building excellent working relationships with clients and peers within SH
  • Attending business development and profile raising events (client seminars, graduate recruitment activities)

Attributes / skills required

  • Ability to acquire, consolidate and apply fundamental and up-to-date knowledge of the law
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and numerical communication skills
  • Organised and able to work to strict deadlines with the ability to prioritise realistically
  • Good housekeeping/file management practices; manages and records time promptly and accurately
  • Resilient with the ability to handle setbacks and pressure
  • A self-starter, able to work alone and within a small team
  • Ambitious, keen to work in a developing department
  • Cooperative and collaborative in approach and is able to develop excellent working relationships at all levels and roles
  • Ability to operate professionally and proactively at all times
  • Active participant in self development
  • Commercial awareness
  • Exhibits an understanding of the Firm's position in the market and how it distinguishes its services from its competitors
  • Excellent academic and professional qualifications

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