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EU, Competition & Antitrust – Associate

Description of Position

Associate in the EU, Competition & Antitrust team.

Our EU, Competition & Antitrust Team

Our practice is a market leader, with a history dating back to Greece’s accession to the EU and a successful track record of advising in landmark competition and antitrust matters, including merger control cases, cartel investigations and related litigation, concerted and restrictive practices, market and sectoral investigations, abuse of dominance and State aid cases. Our main clients are Greek, foreign and multi-national corporations.

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Opportunity

We have an opening for a mid-level associate to join our highly established team with significant sector specific experience. You will be exposed to a wide variety of competition and antitrust matters, including novel and high-profile merger control, concerted and restrictive practices, market and sectoral investigations, abuse of dominance and State aid cases in a wide range of industry sectors. You will also provide advice to national and multinational companies on competition law matters associated with their business, including with their day-to-day compliance issues and become acquainted with other fields of law, such as data privacy and TMT.

Experience Required

To apply for this position, candidates must:

  • Have a bachelor of laws or equivalent and a strong academic record
  • Have a Master’s degree (LLM) or equivalent postgraduate diploma from a well-acclaimed law school in Greece or abroad (preferably in EU/competition law)
  • Be admitted to the Athens or one of the regional Bar Associations in Greece, admissions to foreign Bar Associations are welcomed
  • Be able to work in Greek and English
  • Have excellent drafting skills
  • 2-5 years of professional experience as a lawyer, some of which must be in EU, Competition & Antitrust law
  • Be committed to delivering legal work of the highest quality and have a keen attention to detail

Skills

  • Fluent written and spoken English and Greek
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and client orientated work ethic
  • Good analytical skills

To apply for this position, please send us your curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining why you want to join us and what you have to offer to applications@bernitsaslaw.com, quoting “EU, Competition & Antitrust Associate”.