Mayer Brown LLP

Competition Associate

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(12/11/2019 2:21 AM)
# of Positions
Pos. Category
Litigation-Dispute Resolution
Office Location
Hong Kong - Central
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time


Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.


We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.


  • Handle Hong Kong Competition Commission investigations and global merger control matters
  • Primarily focus on domestic and international Competition related work
  • Focus on other corporate and commercial matters as and when required, particularly cross-border mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions
  • Implement complex investment structures in multi-jurisdictional environment and in global merger control matters 

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • PRC qualification
  • 2 – 3 years’ solid experience in PRC Competition law
  • Experience of handling Hong Kong Competition Commission investigations preferred but not essential
  • Prior experience in M&A matters and/or litigation is useful
  • Language skills – English, Cantonese and Mandarin required
  • Able to maintain a polite and professional demeanour when dealing with clients
  • Ability to communicate assertively when under pressure
  • Strong initiative, organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and adapt
  • Commitment to continuous improvement


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