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Competition Lawyer, Guernsey or Jersey

2022-06-17 18:23:052022-08-25 Personnel Appointments
Job Type Permanent
Area Guernsey, United Kingdom Guernsey United Kingdom
Sector Legal
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref XS210496
Job Views 32
Our client is the regulatory authority to promote best practices of competition and consumers' interests is seeking to recruit a Competition Lawyer, Guernsey or Jersey.

The successful applicant will be required to live in either Jersey or Guernsey, but the role will require working across both jurisdictions with an ability to travel as required.

Overall purpose of the role:

Advise on all areas of competition law across both Guernsey and Jersey. This makes for an extremely varied and challenging workload.

Reporting to the Legal Director, the in-house competition counsel will have responsibility for undertaking competition law enforcement work. They will advise on all aspects of the Channel Islands’ competition law regimes including cartel investigations, antitrust litigation, restrictive agreements, dominance issues and merger control. They will also be required to support the Legal Director on the delivery of the regulator’s competition law engagement and advocacy work.
Given the size of the body, the role will, with appropriate support from the Legal Director, also require providing day-to-day and ongoing legal advice to case officers on the wide range of legal issues faced by the body.

This unique opportunity covers both contentious and non-contentious competition law in a regulatory environment and provides a visible platform for a talented lawyer who is looking to develop their career.

The successful candidate will have:

•At least 5 years PQE gained in competition law or Litigation Law at a national or international law firm.
•Strong academic background.
•Advocate of Royal Court / Solicitor or Barrister in England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or equivalent from Commonwealth jurisdiction; Professional membership of Law Society of England and Wales or equivalent body.
•Working knowledge and understanding of Economic concepts relevant to the role.
•Proven ability to work in a team, including the management of external legal advisers.
•Ability to deliver robust legal advice and to convey legal concepts in a way that is easily understandable to all relevant stakeholder groups.

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