Six Month Internship Position in Competition Law

Six Month Internship Position in Competition Law

Bird & Bird

Brussels, Belgium

The competition law team of our Brussels office is looking to recruit an intern for a six-month contract, with incorporation as soon as possible.

The role

  • Becoming an intern at Bird & Bird is the first step to discover your potential. It’s a rich learning experience. You will be given accountability for important pieces of work from day one working for exciting international clients across a range of sectors;
  • You will take the responsibility of "assistant editor" of the specialist journal World Competition;
  • You will assist our competition lawyers in their day to day assignments. For example, you will have the opportunity to draft submissions and memoranda as well as researching a wide variety of issues;
  • You will be actively involved in marketing and business development initiatives (such as client seminars, alerts and publications);
  • You will build your skills, develop your knowledge from our legal experts and their feedback on your work;
  • You will find we offer an environment in which people genuinely enjoy working together and learning from each other, and
  • There’s no work without play which is why you will experience the Bird & Bird social life too. Immerse yourself in the friendly and vibrant culture that makes Bird & Bird, and our people, so unique.

Your profile

  • A good background in competition law, notably State Aid Law; an LL.M. in Competition or EU Law or an internship in DG COMP or a national competition authority;
  • An excellent command of English and Spanish, both orally and in writing;
  • Strong analytical and research skills; attention to detail and thorough researcher;
  • Committed to delivering high-quality work;
  • A good team player, eager to learn, fitting in well with our open, entrepreneurial culture; and
  • Interested in business development activities.

Submitting your application

If you are interested in applying, please send your application to http://fsr.cvmailuk.com/twobirds/main.cfm.

Alternatively you can send your application to brussels.recruitment@twobirds.com, including your personal application letter and your transcripts for every year at university.

If you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact our HR manager Anneke Vermeir on 02 282 60 57, who will be happy to help.

About Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird is an international law firm, with a strong grasp of strategic commercial issues. We combine legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking to help clients achieve their commercial goals. Our vision is to be the number one law firm for organisations being changed by technology and the digital world.

We have over 1,200 lawyers in 28 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world.

If you want to find out more, visit www.twobirds.com.

Our Brussels office covers all areas of business law and brings together more than 40 lawyers from 8 different countries.

Bird & Bird's Competition & EU Law Group comprises around 40 competition law experts in 10 jurisdictions. The group includes many leading practitioners in the field, and its members have significant industry expertise, including communications and media, IT, automotive, electronics‎, energy and payment systems. The competition team in Brussels works on a broad range of matters including anti-competitive agreements and cartels, abuse of dominance and merger control. It also has a strong State aid practice and members of the team regularly represent clients before the EU courts in Luxembourg.

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