Lawyer Antitrust & Competition

Litigation Regulatory

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Litigation Regulatory




Rome, Italy

The role


Our ambition, your journey.

We are currently recruiting a bright lawyer to join our Competition team in Rome. You will be advising national and international clients regarding competition law (both at European and national level), EC law and consumer protection. 

You will be involved in activities regarding merger control, cartel investigations and abuses of dominant position, state aid and EU law. In particular, the team deals with clients in the telecommunication sector, with financial institutions, and with the main operators in the gaming and betting sectors.

Apply and start your journey now!


  • Managing and advising on a wide range of issues related to antitrust law – among which merger regulation, cartel, abuse of dominant position, state aid, private enforcement – and consumer protection.
  • Drafting filings to the European and national competition Authorities, legal opinions on mergers, aggrements falling within the scope of art 101 TFUE, abuse of dominant position.
  • Assistance to Italian and International clients on investigations launched by the European and Italian competition Authorities, antitrust compliance and merger filings


  • Degree in law with top academic results
  • Admission to the Italian bar
  • Excellent English and Italian
  • Previous experience in competition law both at European and national level
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills in Italian and English 
  • Service minded, organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Positive mentality with a “can do” attitude
  • Demonstrate a desire to achieve excellence
  • Open to changing environment which requires daily learning


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations


At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work. 

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.


We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.


In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers