Competition Associate

  • Permanent
  • Ref #7835AH
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Legal, Professional
Employer Description

A multi-national Law Firm in Sandton.

Job Description

  • To provide timely, well researched legal advice and opinions to facilitate informed and sound decision making by teams within specified deadlines
  • To effectively manage, coordinate and present cases before, inter alia, the Competition Commission, Competition Tribunal, Competition Appeal Court and High Court
  • To assist in the negotiation and conclusion of consent and settlement agreements
  • Present and attend seminars presented by inter alia competition law department
  • The candidate will focus on numerous local and international clients in high-profile mergers and acquisitions, restrictive business practices and cartel-related matters
  • The candidate is required to take initiative and maintain the highest of work standards, while remaining results driven and working well under pressure

Qualifications

Minimum 2 - 5 years post admission Law degrees from recognized tertiary institutions SA qualified and admitted attorney (essential)

Skills

Good knowledge of the law and regulations Command of Competition Law & Business Law Experience in working with International M&A, commercial policy, commercial contracts and pricing strategy  Initiative: Being proactive in achieving goals and exceeding goals, going the extra mile  Results driven: Ability to work well under pressure without compromising work quality or standards. Ability to handle high volumes as well as meet deadlines with the view to adding value to the business by delivering the required results  Team work: Ability to assist with knowledge transfer to junior professionals and take advantage of team interactions  Work Standards: Ability to produce consistent high quality work  Ethical: Display honesty and integrity at all times  Ability to work and understand cultural diversity and interaction with people of different cultural background

Salary / Package

Negotiable depending on Experience


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