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BEL - Six-month internship at Clifford Chance's Brussels Antitrust group as of September 2020

Graduates & Law Students
JR-966 Requisition #
What we are looking for

We currently have one vacancy for a 6-month internship position as of September 2020, with the possibility of obtaining a permanent contract.

The aim of the internship is to offer an insight in how it is to practice antitrust law at Clifford Chance.

Job Details

The lawyers in our competition/antitrust practice assist clients with merger clearance matters, when necessary through phase II and in the European Courts, as well as complex abuse of dominance and cartel investigations, and provide compliance advice. They also assist governments and institutions in the context of state aid notifications and investigations.

Skills and Qualifications

Candidates must have an excellent academic record, a demonstrable interest in practicing competition law, be business minded and client focused, and be completely fluent in written and spoken English.  They should also have a good command of a second European language.  Experience in competition law is a valuable asset.  Candidates need not yet be EU qualified lawyers, but should have a clear path towards EU qualification.

We will only consider candidates with up to two years' experience.

To apply
If you are interested, please apply by uploading your CV with picture, cover letter, and official transcripts/scorecards for each year at law school, a copy of your official law diploma and an English writing sample on a legal topic (no more than 3 to 4 pages).  Additionally, indicate clearly your bar qualification or your route to qualify.

The deadline for applying is 9 April 2020.  Interviews will take place from March through May 2020. 

Please note that we ask all applicants selected for interview to complete an English writing test.

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