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Competition Lawyers (m/f)

Your legal expertise. Our global overview.
Your EU Career. Our European Union.

The European Commission is looking for highly-talented lawyers specialised in European competition law (anti-trust, mergers or state aid).  You should have at least six years' professional experience and a strong academic background in the application of competition rules and procedures in a law firm, jurisdiction, in-house lawyer in a company, legal consultancy, business organisation, national or international authority.

You have a proven ability to analyse competition cases, taking due account of the economic aspects; make a legal assessment under the competition rules and procedures and present legal drafts. You will be conducting analyses related to EU antitrust, merger and state aid policy and carrying out administrative, advisory and supervisory duties related to the activities of competition policy of the EU.

Not only will you be helping to safeguard financial stability for 500 million citizens, you will also take part in shaping Europe's economic future. This means getting your hands on some of the most challenging issues and the most rewarding opportunities out there.

If you want a truly exciting job where you can make a real difference, then this is your chance to build your career in a multi-national environment at the very heart of the EU.

We are based mainly in Brussels and Luxembourg, but our work extends throughout Europe and the world.  To work for the European Commission you need to be a European citizen and have a thorough knowledge of one of the official languages of the EU plus a satisfactory knowledge of English, French or German.


Besides competition lawyers we are also looking for experts in corporate finance and economists specialised in financial, industrial or macro-economics.

You can apply from: 23 October to 25 November 2014, 12.00 midday (Brussels time)

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