Six Month Internship in Competition Law, with Interest in Data Protection

Six Month Internship in Competition Law, with Interest in Data Protection

Bird & Bird

Brussels, Belgium

The competition law team of our Brussels office is looking to urgently recruit an intern for a six-month contract.

The role

  • Your role will be to 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;
  • Alongside your competition work you will take on pieces of work related to Data Protection;
  • You will be actively involved in marketing and business development initiatives such as client seminars, alerts, communications and social media;
  • 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

  • Outstanding academic results in general and in competition law in particular; an LL.M. in Competition or EU Law is a strong advantage as well as an internship in DG COMP or a national competition authority;
  • An excellent command of English, 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 1,300 lawyers in 29 offices across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the US, 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 9 different countries.

Bird & Bird's Competition & EU Law Group and International Privacy & Data Protection Group comprise many leading practitioners in their field, and its members have significant industry expertise, including Communications and Media, IT, Automotive, Electronics‎, Energy and Financial Services.

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.

The Brussels' Privacy & Data Protection Group advises a wide range of corporate and other organisations around the world. We take a hands-on approach, advising not just on the letter of the law, but also making practical suggestions for clients to consider. We have provided privacy advice to a large number of clients for many years. Because of this, we are able to draw on our practical experience of the ways in which organisations are approaching data protection compliance to add value to our clients’ businesses.

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