Private Practice
  • Our Antitrust, Competition and Trade team is recognised as working at the forefront of the industry
  • Freshfields is a commercially savvy, innovative firm that aids clients on the most complex of issues
  • Work amongst leading antitrust lawyers David Aitman and James Aitken
  • Recent clients include NEC, BAA and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group
  • Advised Zhejiang Geely on its agreement with Ford to acquire Volvo for approximately $1.8bn
  • You can expect to receive a wide variety of high quality work from a range of partners
  • A salary in the range of of £100,000-£130,000 is on offer, varying significantly with experience

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