Company: Shell
Skills: Legal
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: London, England, United Kingdom
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Job Description

About Us

Shell has one of the best corporate legal departments in the world, spanning a multitude of disciplines and offering exciting career opportunities. Careers in Shell Legal are some of the most rewarding in the corporate space

Shell Legal is a large, collaborative team of specialists sometimes taking on high-profile work connecting Shell with its customers and contractors, while protecting the reputation and integrity of its brand.

Shell lawyers perform to the highest abilities within a supportive work environment that offers a range of opportunities to develop from junior to senior level. Lawyers at Shell provide the essential advice and support that helps keep the company at the forefront of the industry.

The constantly evolving nature of Shell Legal means we seek ambitious candidates ready to step up a gear in the corporate space, building honest promotion of the company and protecting shareholder interests. As well as a naturally curious mind and a desire to make a lasting impact with your work, you'll need strong influencing and negotiation skills to work alongside internal and external stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds."

About the position and requirements:

We currently have an opening for a Legal Counsel within our Antitrust (LAT) team. The role is to provide specialist antitrust advice within the antitrust team (LAT) on a wide range of complex antitrust issues, including merger control filings, conduct of antitrust investigations and antitrust compliance advice.

The individual will closely work with our other LAT lawyers in Houston, The Hague, Hong Kong and Calgary and will be responsible for providing specialist antitrust advice to Group companies on a wide range of issues, including merger control filings, conduct of antitrust investigations and antitrust compliance advice. You will be advising independently on a wide range of complex antitrust law issues and will be expected to have some experience in these areas. some antitrust merger control multi-jurisdictional filing experience is desirable.

What we offer you:
  • At Shell, we're committed to investing in the development of your career and we give people with your skills a platform from which you can deliver and really excel
  • Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity and respect are a part of everything we do. What's more, we're a company that places the highest possible value on the diversity of our people and on our inclusive approach
  • Join us and you'll belong to a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and advance your career with global opportunities

We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell a flexible, an appealing, and as supportive place for you to work as we can. We can help with things like our formal (and informal) flexible working. Like our global and transparent pay policies backed by leadership team fully supportive of our diversity ambitions.

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Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK's growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.


What we need from you?
  • Qualified lawyer with knowledge and between 1-5 years' experience of antitrust laws (in particular antitrust merger control) is essential for this role.
  • Knowledge and experience of several international antitrust laws (including EU antitrust laws) would be a distinct advantage, as would knowledge of antitrust economics.
  • Sound legal experience and a calm, confident and practical, solutions-oriented approach is required, as are strong presentation skills.
  • The candidate must be a good team player with the ability to interact effectively with clients at all levels in our organisation and other lawyers, both in-house and in private practice.
  • A capable negotiator, you'll be comfortable influencing and swiftly resolving any legal and
    business concerns, proactively protecting Shell's assets and reputation. It means you'll need to show us you can confidently identify legal risks, preparing for any issues that might infringe or expose our business principles.
To succeed, you'll need to be the kind of self-starter who thrives on challenges, from prioritizing your work to influencing key stakeholders. Yet, at the same time, you'll relish working within a highly collaborative and inclusive team. A natural ability to nurture trustworthy relationships with a range of stakeholders will also be a key part of the role.


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