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Solicitor 3-5 years - Competition

King & Wood Mallesons

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 01/08/2016

Job Category:

Legal / Merger & Acquisition

Job description:

We are looking for a Solicitor with a background in Competition Law or Competition Litigation and regulatory to join our dynamic Melbourne Competition team. This is an excellent opportunity to work on a broad scope of work, with industry leaders on high profile matters in a dynamic and supportive team environment.

Solicitor 3-5 years - Competition

Our work

Our team specialises in all areas of competition law, including restrictive trade practices, mergers and acquisitions, cartels, joint ventures, access to essential infrastructure and industry regulation, market conduct issues, regulatory investigations and consumer protection. We advise our clients on large scale commercial transactions and investigations and act for a number of major Australian and international corporations.

About the team

Teamwork is essential to us being able to provide exceptional service to our clients. We have a busy practice. Our team advise corporate, government and regulated entities across a range of industries in Australia and Asia. On large and complex transactions, we often work closely with our M&A and financial services colleagues as well as with US and European firms. This makes for a fast paced, stimulating working environment.

You will have

  • excellent analytical, communication and research skills - to contribute to the delivery of prompt and commercially astute advice
  • strong commitment to client service and well-developed relationship management ability - you will play a role in supporting and actively developing our relationships with clients
  • team focus - to facilitate effective teamwork by developing strong internal relationships
  • enthusiasm to be involved in business development activities - participating in industry related programs and developing strategic relationships and networks
  • first rate experience of drafting documents (including agreements, due diligence reports, contracts, advertisements, witness statements, letters of advice, letters of demand, court documents etc).

You will have recognised competition and regulatory experience gained in a similar environment or experience gained at the ACCC and enjoy working as part of a committed team.

About King & Wood Mallesons

The King & Wood Mallesons network is now one of the top 25 law firms in the world, with circa $1 billion revenue and more than 2,700 lawyers including more than 550 partners across 30 locations including China, Hong Kong, Australia, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, the Middle East, Japan and the US.

We couple high performance with intellectual rigour to provide legal solutions that are innovative and often ground breaking. This approach enables us to help our clients adapt to the increasingly challenging markets in which they operate - no matter where they are in the world - and ensures that they have a voice to help them shape the legal and regulatory landscape.

What we offer

We strive to create a positive, stimulating and diverse work environment - one that is based on teamwork, learning, open communication and knowledge sharing.

You will have great mentoring from senior lawyers and partners and work in a friendly environment.

We have initiatives in place that ensure that the firm's culture is welcoming and supportive. We offer exceptional training opportunities, mentoring programs and other benefits.

How to apply

Please apply by selecting the "apply now" link below and completing an online application form.

For further information on this role, please contact Liz Charkviani,

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer.