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Competition Counsel

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Counsel Competition



Location:                         Newbury  


Salary:                              Competitive with excellent benefits


Hours:                               37 ½  


Vodafone UK Corporate functions work within the heart of our business, providing professional expertise, support and guidance across all operations, revolutionising our digital growth by always moving, always adapting, to be ready for the future.



What will you be doing?


This role is key to ensure that a culture of competition law compliance is embedded within all levels of Vodafone’s UK business and that the business has the benefit of first class pragmatic competition and telecoms regulatory advice focussed on ensuring we and external parties align with regulatory obligations and statutory duties.


In this role you will provide competition law advice to all parts of the UK business, including at Board level, supporting all aspects of competition compliance as well as the legal input into the development of regulated frameworks and conditions for the supply of regulated products, including policy development, regulatory disputes and follow-on litigation, and the application of competition law to projects and transactions including mergers, joint ventures, and collaborative agreements and arrangements


You will join a small team of specialist competition lawyers within the Vodafone UK legal team.


Who are we looking for? 


  • Qualified solicitor or barrister with meaningful experience in competition and regulatory law in a regulated sector.
  • Experience of either working at a Big Law Firm or in- house role
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  • Excellent written & verbal interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Able to take ownership of projects and drive them to successful completion.


What’s in it for you?

An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.


The future is exciting.


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.