Senior Associate, Competition

Litigation Regulatory

Job Reference

220000Y3

Function

Litigation Regulatory

Category

Lawyers

Location

Melbourne, Australia

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

The DLA Piper team operates globally across more than 40 counties, but we're still locally connected. That's because trusting and collaborative relationships with our clients and each other are at the heart of our success. Giving you the platform to progress in a culture where you are empowered to make a meaningful impact. 

Our market leading Competition and Regulation practice is thriving and we are looking for a Senior Associate to join our growing team and be part of our success story.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Each day, our team provides advice to our clients on significant domestic and cross border competition and regulatory matters ranging from merger clearance to access issues.  When required we also litigate and are involved in some of the most significant competition and regulatory matters before the Courts, Australian Competition Tribunal and State based economic regulators.

Our clients are looking to their lawyers to provide more than legal skill; they are also seeking in-depth sector know-how and innovative solutions to the challenges they face. DLA Piper's lawyers deliver to our clients the focused, innovative sector advice they need, wherever in the world they need it. 

ABOUT YOU

With all that we do, we commit to delivering exceptional outcomes… and that brings us to you.

You will be engaged as a trusted advisor with the unique opportunity to work (both advisory and contentious) with a wide range of clients on competition, consumer law and economic regulatory matters with the benefit of being part of a firm that offers a truly integrated global platform.

You challenge conventions and find bold solutions to every challenge. You value the voice of others and seek to understand different views to achieve the exceptional results. You know that innovation begins with a shift in perspective.

You will receive first class on the job support and training from our Senior Solicitors and Partners in our Melbourne office working directly with Fleur Gibbons, Melbourne Office Managing Partner.  You will also have access to our DLA Piper Career Academies, an award-winning international development forum designed to cultivate high performance and support your career goals.

At DLA Piper, we understand that you're building a future. Which is why we encourage you to reach your full potential in a vibrant and collaborative team of highly regarded and internationally recognised colleagues and partners, working on landmark cases. Here, personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development in a high performance and supportive culture.

Bring your ambition, initiative and entrepreneurial mindset to a global business that’s redefining the expectations of a law firm.

Apply now and be part of our future. Together, we can make business better.

ABOUT US

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.

OUR VALUES

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

  • Be Supportive – we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we give, we share and we join in
  • Be Bold – we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional – we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

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.

AGILE WORKING

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.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

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.