Competition + Regulation Lawyer, Sydney

Posted 03 September 2023
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAlison Barrett

Job description

Nicholas Scott are working with a top-tier corporate law firm who are seeking high performing lawyers to join their Competition + Regulation team in the Sydney office

They are seeking someone who is able to demonstrate a desire, and the capacity, to work on high profile and technically challenging transactions. Ideally an ambitious high performer, looking to work in an environment where performance will be duly recognised and rewarded accordingly.

The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including ACCC clearances.

  • Competition law issues arising from joint ventures and strategic alliances.

  • ACCC investigations, enforcement proceedings and litigation, including representing cartel leniency applicants in Australia and Asia Pacific and representing parties in civil damages proceedings.

  • Criminal investigations under the CCA, now that criminal sanctions apply for cartel conduct.

  • Access regimes, economic regulation and pricing decisions including representing regulators and regulated businesses.

  • Regulatory design and implementation for government entities in the Asia Pacific region, including telecommunications, financial services, energy and water.


• 2+ years post-admission experience in Competition Law and regulatory matters

•Exceptional analytical and drafting skills

•Commercial awareness and the ability to work effectively with clients.