Our Competition and EU group in Helsinki is looking for a new colleague!
Are you looking for an international workplace where you can utilize your competition law expertise in versatile assignments, as well as outgoing personality and desire to take responsibility? Then keep reading because this may be the opportunity for you. Bird & Bird's Competition and EU group offers specialist advice and support across a wide variety of competition and EU law matters as well as on public procurement and other regulatory projects. In addition to their work in Finland, the group has a strong presence in the Nordic region and wider international presence, providing the group with the opportunity to work on interesting cross-border assignments. The Finnish core Competition and EU team currently consists of three professionals and is led by Partner Katia Duncker.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for a Senior Associate or Counsel with a minimum of 4 years of work experience gained from a business law firm, an in-house position, public sector or other relevant field. In your work, you will advise on a broad range of competition law and public procurement matters. Our ideal candidate has a desire to grow as a professional in various fields of competition law, a drive to take responsibility and to nurture client relationships with an outgoing attitude.
In addition, you are a great fit for our team if you have:
- an interest in working with challenging tasks in a team-based environment;
- the gift of "seeing the big picture" and the drive to take responsibility for furthering projects;
- a desire to provide clear, business-minded and practical advice to our clients;
- fluency in Finnish and English; and
- good sense of humor – our team is serious about business but we truly believe that working should be fun.
What can we offer you?
We offer you great colleagues, an agile and flexible working environment, a competitive salary and the opportunity to work with innovative clients from various sectors. We promote a supportive and professional working environment where diversity and inclusion are valued. We also take pride of our culture of approachability – both with employees and clients. With us, our lawyers also have the rare opportunity to enjoy the benefits of a truly international law firm, such as international retreats, our Nordic Professional Development Programme and secondments to our other international offices.
Have we captured your interest?
Please send us your application and CV by 28.1.2022 via the 'Apply' button on our recruitment portal! We will review the applications continuously as they arrive, and the position will be filled as soon as suitable candidate is found.
For more information, please contact Partner Katia Duncker, at +358 50 560 4070 on 18 January between 10.00 and 11.30 or on 24 January between 13.00 and 14.30. You can also reach Katia by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).