Assistant Solicitor (Competition) 3-5 PQE – London
Permanent, full time
Salary dependent on PQE, plus benefits
Role Reference – AS/IGC/OH/NOV21
About Leigh Day
We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. We’re not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.
About the team
Our International team is known for cases involving multinational corporations where environmental harm or human rights abuses have been alleged. Notable cases include representing around 2,000 Malawian tobacco farmers and their children in a claim against British American Tobacco Plc in respect of claims of forced and child labour on farms allegedly supplying tobacco to the company. The team is also acting on high-profile environmental/emissions claims against automotive manufacturers, as well as developing competition laws cases and capability.
About the role
We have an opportunity for a Solicitor with 3-5 years PQE to join the team to support our Partners with managing our competition cases, developing new matters, and growing our practice. The primary focus of the role will be to develop and manage cases in the competition field, including Competition Appeal Tribunal collective actions.
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Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.