Within our approachable, friendly and team-based way of working, you will advise on market-leading mandates in contentious and non-contentious matters.
Our Team obtains clearances for our clients in the world's most challenging merger control proceedings, acts on the most significant dominance cases, and represents clients on complex multi-jurisdictional cartels.
We also help our clients to avoid antitrust issues by developing and implementing sophisticated compliance programs, and we are at the forefront of state aid cases in Europe, delivering a blend of high-quality legal input and pragmatic business-focused advice.
Who you will work with
The Antitrust Team is composed by 4 lawyers who support our clients on their most complex and important antitrust matters across the world with the aim to solve multinational antitrust issues, taking into account the interplay between different practices and rules, and always mindful of the practical implications antitrust issues may have on our clients' business.
What you will do
You will be given the chance to handle a variety of work and be involved in working closely with clients and other lawyers.
This means that you will develop outstanding transactional and organisational skills as well as developing superb technical abilities.
This role presents an excellent opportunity for career progression.
How we will support you
From your first day with us, you will have varied opportunities to continuously grow and development your skills and knowledge.
From formal training, informal coaching and mentoring through to skills-based and technical training and on the job learning
About the Firm and the Italy Offices
We were one of the first international law firms to open offices in Italy Rome in 1993 and Milan in 1994. We know the Italian market well and have long experience of cross-border deals.
We have invested in our Italian offices and we are now one of the few firms who can offer clients a full-service capability.
Our team of approximately 100 lawyers
comprises professionals qualified to practice in Italy, the UK, and the US and all our lawyers are permanently based in Italy.
Our firm, work and people span jurisdictions, cultures and languages. In a world where commercial success increasingly relies on globalisation, we offer clients a truly international perspective.
Over the last decades we have been working on a number of landmark deals and high-profile cases among them in 1990s the privatisations of Banca di Roma, BNL, Alitalia and Autostrade.
These transactions and our way of working teams of lawyers led by highly-experienced partners helped to change the landscape of the Italian legal market.
At Clifford Chance we understand that our true asset is our people. Inclusion is good for our team and their families, our firm and society.
We are committed to treating all employees, Fee Earners and applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age.
This applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment.
Our goal is to deliver an equality of opportunity, an equality of aspiration and an equality of experience to everyone who works in our firm. Find out more .
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Your career experience so far
You are ideally at the fourth or fifth year of university or graduate and enrolled in a Master, with an excellent academic background and an excellent knowledge of the English language.
You are interested in Antitrust sector and, for this reason, you have excavated the subject during your studies thanks to in-depth study, internship / campus / summer school experiences etc.
You will be a self-starter but also a team player with strong communication, analytical and drafting skills, able to lead deals while managing different work-streams.
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