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Senior Legal Counsel - Antitrust Law (m/f/d)

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Date: 29-Apr-2022

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



For our Energy Law & Regulation Team within our Legal & Compliance division at the Düsseldorf location we are looking for YOU!



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • Providing comprehensive antitrust law advice to the entire Uniper group, particularly in support of Uniper’s operational businesses with a special focus on the gas and hydrogen businesses
  • Autonomous steering of antitrust compliance processes and measures whilst further enhancing the existing antitrust compliance management system
  • Proactively following state aid law developments und providing the business with state aid law advice
  • Steering litigation and arbitration proceedings with a focus on antitrust law and providing antitrust law support in other litigation and arbitration proceedings
  • Pursuing cartel damage claims out of court as well as in court
  • Representing Uniper before national and international antitrust authorities
  • Representing Uniper in national and international merger control proceedings
  • Supporting the Uniper sales business with respect to issues related to both antitrust law and the German Act Against Unfair Competition (UWG)
  • Closely cooperating with the global Uniper businesses and other teams within the Legal&Compliance function through active participation in projects
  • Steering of external lawyers



Who we are seeking

  • Fully qualified lawyer (m/f/d) with excellent qualifications, preferably German qualified lawyer
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in a corporate environment or international law firm 
  • Experience or specific interest in the energy industry
  • Highly developed business acumen and strong analytical skills paired with the ability to explain complex issues in easy words
  • Creativity in developing compliance measures which catch the eye of the business
  • Confident manner, high level of personal initiative and assertiveness
  • Strong team player, fun at work
  • Ability to manage processes in complex organizations
  • Willingness to become acquainted with new areas of legal expertise and new and complex matters
  • Excellent German and English language skills, both written and spoken




For questions about the position, please contact:
Andre Grunzel

Please note that applications by e-mail cannot be considered for data protection reasons.



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:

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Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.