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Trainee Competition Lawyer Antitrust

The Brussels office of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an immediate opening for a Trainee Lawyer for a six-month internship.  

The successful candidate will primarily assist the attorneys of the Brussels office in working on competition law cases and support the attorneys’ various other competition law related activities.


1. University degree in Law with strong academic merits; a master degree with a focus on competition law is a plus;
2. Experience as a trainee in a competition authority or a law firm, with a focus on EU competition law, is a strong asset;
3. Proficiency in English and good working knowledge of another language (e.g., French, German, Dutch);
4. Strong Internet research and IT skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel; 
5. Excellent organizational, research and communication skills (oral and written); 
6. Sense of initiative and also a team player.


1. A challenging, varied and responsible job with hands-on involvement in ongoing cases;
2. A competitive compensation package;
3. A pleasant, international work environment in a highly-rated competition law practice.

Arnold & Porter is an international firm with more than 1,000 lawyers working in 15 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. We have more than 30 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of legal practice, and our trainee lawyers have the opportunity to interact with experts across multiple fields and gain a wide range of hands-on experience . In addition, our attorneys and trainee lawyers are encouraged to participate in the Firm’s vibrant pro bono practice.

If you are interested in this position, we would be pleased to receive your application with a motivation letter, detailed CV and customary supporting documents.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Attention:  Mrs. Gracy Gréant
Rue du Marquis - Markiesstraat, 1
B-1000 Brussels
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London International Arbitration Clerkship

Job Number:  751

The London office of Arnold & Porter is pleased to invite applicants for clerkship roles in the International Arbitration group. 

Arnold & Porter’s International Arbitration group is one of the largest and most experienced in the world, as highlighted in Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 US, The Legal 500 UK, Global Arbitration Review, International Legal Alliance Summit, and US News & World Report, among other publications.  Our group acts as counsel on international commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations, representing both Sovereign States and investors, and is made up of a diverse mix of lawyers from a range of cultural and legal backgrounds.

Our London group is looking to engage motivated lawyers and law students who are interested in pursuing a career in international arbitration.  The program offers clerks the chance to work on market-leading arbitrations with a market-leading team, assisting counsel in preparing robust cases for determination by international tribunals.  Arbitration clerks will be paid a competitive salary and awarded a (non-renewable) three or six-month contract. 

Applicants for the International Arbitration Clerkship should have graduated from a law degree (or have completed the requisite steps to graduate), and although post-graduate qualifications and an academic or working knowledge of arbitration are an advantage, these are not required.  Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English, and fluency in other languages is an advantage.  Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. 

Applicants for the Clerkship program should send a cover letter (the cover letter should indicate on what basis the applicant has the right to live and work in the United Kingdom), resume, and law school transcripts to the London Clerkship Committee. Should candidates wish to ask any questions before applying, they are encouraged to contact Sandra Felmingham at

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Washington, DC

2019 First Year Corporate & Finance Associate Corporate & Finance
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1257

Arnold & Porter is seeking an entry-level associate (JD 2019) to join the Corporate & Finance team in the Washington, DC office in fall 2019. Ideal applicants have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, and a demonstrated interest in corporate & finance work.
Arnold & Porter’s Corporate & Finance Group brings together more than 150 lawyers throughout the firm's 13 offices with extensive experience in a broad range of transactions, both domestic and international. As a result, we offer clients a complete range of services in a wide variety of areas, including:
Mergers and Acquisitions
Securities Transactions
Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
General Corporate Representation
Secured Loan Transactions
Fund Formation and Investment Management
Technology Transactions
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Entry-Level International Arbitration Associate Litigation – International Arbitration
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1337

The Washington, DC office is seeking an entry-level associate (JD 2018 or 2019) to join the International Arbitration Practice Group.  Qualified applicants for this position must have bilingual fluency in Spanish and English, with strong professional writing skills in both languages as well as a demonstrated interest in international arbitration work.  All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references. 

The International Arbitration group includes lawyers from both common and civil law backgrounds, with regional specialisms and multilingual capabilities.  Many have significant experience with Washington, DC and multilateral policy matters, having served in the US Departments of State, Commerce, Treasury, and Justice, the US Congress, and multilateral organizations in Washington such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

The group represents companies and individuals, as well as sovereign States and state-owned companies and entities, in investor-State and commercial arbitrations, before international arbitral institutions worldwide, and under a variety of arbitral rules, including ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, AAA/ICDR, and various chambers of commerce and industry-specific institutions.  

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