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UK Qual Competition Associate - Singapore

Agnew O'Brien Global Legal Recruitment
Top-Tier US Salary + Bonus
Closing date
29 May 2024

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We are currently working with a leading US law firm who are seeking a talented England & Wales qualified competition associate to join their expanding team in Singapore. This is a fantastic opportunity for a lawyer with a strong background in non-contentious competition law to join a renowned international practice and work with high-profile clients. 


  • 3-5 years of post-qualification experience in competition law Experience in the UK market with a renowned international competition team
  • Previous exposure to financial institutions, PE/funds, tech/digital, and/or energy company clients Strong experience in M&A transactions, restructurings, and FDI work
  • Expertise in merger control (UK and EU) and foreign investment matters
  • Proven ability to coordinate multi-jurisdictional filing processes and obtain merger control approvals
  • Self-starter mentality with a desire for continuous development
  • Strong academics and additional post-graduate competition/antitrust studies preferred
  • Fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills

If you are an ambitious competition lawyer who is looking for a new challenge within a global law firm and committed to building a long-term career in Singapore, please submit your application, including your CV and cover letter in confidence to or apply via this website.


James O’Brien boasts over two decades of successful recruitment experience within the legal sector. Leveraging extensive networks spanning multiple jurisdictions, he provides candidates with personalised, consultative guidance to help them achieve their career aspirations. Prospective candidates are invited to initiate contact via email in advance of arranging an initial discussion. 


Agnew O’Brien Global Legal Recruitment is a boutique consultancy that represents high calibre lawyers in their job search across international jurisdictions spanning the Asia-Pacific, Offshore Caribbean / Channel Islands, Middle East and United Kingdom. Those we assist are offered a bespoke, consultative recruitment service of the highest professional standards, specifically tailored to address individual search requirements and objectives. Our approach is discreet yet pro-active, offering candidates practical support throughout each step of the recruitment process. 

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