Senior Associate - Competition & Consumer

  • Senior Associate - Competition & Consumer
Experienced Associate | Sydney Senior Associate - Competition & Consumer Description The Role

We are currently looking for a Senior Associate with 5+ years' post qualification experience to join our Competition and Consumer team within our broader Dispute Resolution practice group in Sydney. Candidates in Melbourne and Brisbane will also be considered.

The Team

Our Competition and Consumer team is market recognised for its expertise and includes some of Australia's leading lawyers. We advise clients on the full range of competition law issues, including merger clearance, joint ventures, cartel conduct, exclusive dealing and distribution strategies. Our lawyers represent clients in cartel immunity applications as well as other ACCC investigations. We also advise on Australian Consumer Law issues (including misleading and deceptive conduct, consumer guarantees and unfair contract terms), as well as assisting clients with designing and implementing competition and consumer law compliance programs.

Our Competition and Consumer team is part of the Firm's Global Antitrust & Competition group, recognised by Global Competition Review as a Top 5 Global Elite Practice. We work closely with our global colleagues and are able to draw on the resources, combined knowledge and experience of this leading global practice. As part of this global group, we have the privilege of being instructed by major national and international organisations in large-scale, complex matters across a range of industries and disciplines.

Our Competition and Consumer team sits within our broader Dispute Resolution practice group. Comprising 16 partners and more than 55 qualified lawyers, Baker McKenzie's Dispute Resolution Group remains at the forefront of the Australian litigation and dispute resolution landscape and is continually entrusted with many of this country's most complex and sensitive matters requiring innovative litigation strategies, strategic negotiation, risk management and resolution.

Qualifications & Experience

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Competition and consumer law experience in a similar top-tier environment
  • Strong technical and commercial skills
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Strong academic background
The Firm

At Baker McKenzie, we are different in the way we think, work and behave. Like no other law firm, we were born global. Our Australian practice was established in Sydney in 1964, in Melbourne in 1982 and in Brisbane in 2014. Our lawyers work seamlessly with our global colleagues, collectively providing a capacity of more than 5,600 locally qualified lawyers and 6,000 professional staff in 78 locations across 46 countries.

Diversity & Inclusion

Baker McKenzie is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture for all its employees, with equal opportunity for all to progress and have a meaningful career with our Firm. Our mission is to foster an environment where individuals of every ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, age, disability, carer status and working style may succeed professionally and fully contribute to the goals of the Firm. As part of our inclusive culture, we encourage applications from all genders, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Our bAgile program encourages a range of flexible work opportunities for all. We invite you to let us know of any reasonable adjustments you require to equitably participate in the recruitment process or in performing the requirements of this role.

To Apply

Please click on the Apply icon to start the online application process for this role. We will then be in touch with you once we have reviewed your application. For a confidential discussion and further information, please contact Angelique Wanner, Talent Management Consultant, .