Senior Associate - Competition Solicitor

England, London, City of London
£80000 - £100000 per annum + Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
01 Jul 2022
29 Jul 2022
Jonathan Kitto
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Join a leading Top 100 firm, set apart with quality blended with a people-first focus and a forward-thinking culture. You will be given a broad remit in terms of sectors and expertise, setting you up for future progression opportunities.

This is a rare opportunity for a Competition Solicitor to join a highly ranked Legal 500 practice at the Senior Associate Level.

The Firm

Built from continued success, the firm is a familiar presence within the Top 100, Legal 500 and Chambers ranks, continually expanding in terms of sector focus and headcount as it sets the bar in being a full-service law firm.

Offering a quality-driven service to both individuals and businesses, the practice's century-long history within traditional sectors is now met with ahead-of-the-curve understanding in numerous emerging markets, ever mindful of their client's current and anticipated needs.

Culturally, the firm is dynamic, modern and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit. Recognising and nurturing talent at all business levels, staff are rewarded with structured progression and continued opportunities for reward. Many of the Chambers-ranked Partners joined as business support and subsequently developed to be industry experts.

You'll find they are competing with City firms and punching at the same quality, whilst permitting a lifestyle afforded to few in terms of life balance and flexibility, emphasising both personal and career development.

The firm operates a modern agile working policy with most staff working 2-3 days a week in the office and the remainder at home.

The Role

Exciting opening for a Senior Associate Competition Solicitor 4-8 PQE to join this Top 100, Legal 500 & Chambers-ranked team in London.

The team advises on a wide range of competition matters such as mergers, anti-trust, consumer/contracts matters and subsidy control.

You will work collaboratively within the team and across the wider firm with many matters requiring interesting and varied cross-departmental cooperation.

As a senior member of the team, you will have the opportunity to mentor and supervise more junior members of the team as well as be responsible for contributing to the team's business development initiatives - providing a platform to grow the department as well as your personal practice.

With an established internal workload, this is a truly stand-out opportunity where you can make an immediate impact.

The work will involve matters such as UK Merger control with some multi-jurisdiction aspects, anti-trust, matters relating to the National Security and Investment Act, regulated procurement, subsidy control, the UK internal market and trade, tariffs, WTO, TCA and EU legacy issues.

You will experience structured progression from day 1, be it in your aspirations for future leadership and development of expertise.


  • 4-8 years PQE experience in Competition law
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills and a commercial perspective.


  • Salary is above market rate with superb benefits
  • Pioneering flexible and hybrid working options
  • Private Healthcare
  • 25-30 days holiday

This is an exciting time to join a successful Competition team, mixing culture, life balance and a people-focus with some of the best work in the sector.

Apply now, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

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