About Gowling WLG
We have more than 1,400 legal professionals working around the world. Our offices span across 19 cities in Canada, the UK, Continental Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
There's strength in our global presence we embrace our differing cultures and work together as one team. We also understand the importance of investing in relationships that build knowledge and trust, while we provide legal advice that's tailored to our clients' world.
Our people and distinct culture are what makes us different. We know this through client and employee feedback and this drives everything we do'' Chris Oglethorpe, HR Director.
There are great opportunities for all our people to flourish. Through training and personal development they can grow in their role.
Our people are the cornerstone of our success, across legal, business support and early talent. We care about their happiness and believe in the power of teamwork.
We want them to feel empowered and recognise that by supporting, respecting and embracing everyone's different contributions we achieve more.
Working flexibly, working fairly
Agile working offers people more freedom and flexibility in where, when, and how they work. As technology advances and our workforce becomes more diverse and with clients often working to a 24 / 7 rhythm having extra flexibility is key to helping us balance work and other commitments sensibly and productively.
By supporting people to choose where and when they get their work done, we help them to make a full and fair contribution to their team while maintaining that all important work-life balance.
Where possible and depending on business needs, we will consider all flexible working options such as part-time working, job sharing, working from home and staggered hours.
If in considering a role with Gowling WLG you favour flexibility in your working arrangements, please discuss this with the recruitment team in the early stages of the application process.
About the Team
Working collaboratively and proactively with external economic advisors, the team regularly provides pragmatic and time-
critical advice to manage and minimise the impact of the regulatory process upon the deal timetable. Our team successfully works with clients providing legal advice on the full range of competition and trade issues including :
Highlights of the team's recent and current work includes :
Main Purpose of the Job
Working in a team of specialist lawyers advising on a broad range of EU, Trade and Competition law issues.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Taking an active role in a well-regarded award winning team advising clients such as Thai Airways, Dixons, Carphone Warehouse, Interdigital, Seiko Epson, Beiersdorf, Beckman Coulter, various originator pharmaceutical companies including Eisai, Convatec, Origin / Masstock, Foseco, ProStrakan, Nissan, Aston Martin, Tarmac, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders on issues such as :
Key skills and experience
Working in an inclusive, sharing and collaborative culture, you will be expected to play your part in ensuring the continuing success and growth of the team.
We would look for the successful applicant to be a qualified solicitor who has :
We would look for the successful applicant to have :
Gowling WLG is committed both to promoting equality and diversity in the firm and to Equal Opportunities in employment. The firm believes in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-
assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment.
At Gowling WLG we seek to attract and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, to create an exciting and rewarding place to work.
Our aim is to fulfil everyone's potential and together to achieve personal and business goals.