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Antitrust, Competition & Trade (f/m/x)
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We are looking for committed and highly qualified associates (f/m/x) with a special interest in antitrust, competition and trade law to support our team in Vienna. An affinity to work in the international realm together with our offices in Brussels, London, Washington, and several locations in Germany is highly encouraged.

Your Tasks

In our practice group, we advise national and international companies from a wide variety of sectors in the area of European as well as Austrian antitrust, competition and trade law. We are active both in an advisory and forensic capacity and work very closely with our colleagues from other offices and areas of law. We advise transactions, proceedings of administrative bodies as well as “Compliance Counselling” and frequently collaborate with colleagues from other areas of law to offer the best possible advice to our clients.

Within the scope of your future work, you will be in charge of the following main areas:

  • Merger control proceedings of the Austrian competition authorities as well as the European Commission
  • Antitrust proceedings (including the accompaniment of house searches, fine proceedings)
  • Abuse control
  • Compliance with antitrust law
  • State aid law
  • Contract review (in particular distribution law) as well as expert opinions on antitrust issues

Your Profile

You will have completed your legal studies with above-average results, have excellent English and German skills, are an entrepreneurial thinker and dedicated lawyer. Experience abroad and previous knowledge in this area, such as by way of an LL.M. in European competition law, a dissertation or internships are an asset but not a must.

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning & development opportunities such as international conferences as well as training program in Brussels.  Our associates benefit greatly from work related travel by being able to directly communicate with their clients.

Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Note: according to §9 GlBG: There is no collective agreement or legal minimum salary. The intended minimum basis for the salary arrangement (with the possibility of additional payment) is an annual salary (gross, all-in, 14 instalments) in the amount of 54,000 EUR.

Contact

Please send your application with a motivation letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

Internship Office Allrounder (f/m/x) with a focus on HR, Marketing, Office Management
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To strengthen our team in Vienna we are continuously looking for a curious and creative intern (f/m/x) to support our human resources, marketing and office management departments for 3 to 6 months on a full-time basis.

Your Tasks

  • Support of the personnel administration
  • (Recruitment-) marketing & employer branding
  • Recruiting
  • Assistance with event organization
  • Collaboration on exciting projects as well as research on current topics and trends
  • Support and creative development of our social media accounts

Your Profile

  • Ongoing (at least 4th semester) HR-, marketing-, business-, psychology- or other relevant study program
  • First work experience through internships is an asset but not a must
  • Social media affinity and proficient use of common MS Office programs
  • Excellent English and German skills
  • You enjoy working in a team, are creative and work discreet, independent and diligent

What we offer

You can expect an internship with varied and challenging tasks, where you will gain a comprehensive insight into the areas of HR, office management and marketing.

The agreed minimum salary (with the possibility of an over payment) is based upon an annual gross salary (of 14 installments) in the amount of 22,400 EUR.

Contact

Please send your application with a motivation letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates, stating the desired starting date as well as your existing focus areas (HR, office management, marketing, etc.), via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

Arbitration (f/m/x)
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We are looking for committed and highly qualified associates (f/m/x) with a special interest in arbitration to support our team in Vienna.

Your Tasks

Your future job with us will include a diverse range of tasks in advising and representing international clients in relation to arbitration disputes.  This includes:

  • Conducting in-depth factual research (through document review, personal interviews, etc) across a wide variety of industries
  • Conducting legal research on points of national and international law
  • Drafting memoranda and analyses of disputed issues for internal and client consideration
  • Drafting legal briefs for submission to arbitral tribunals; and
  • Engaging in proactive business development and market profiling activities.

Your Profile

You must have completed your legal studies with exceptional results, be able to communicate, read and draft fluently in English, be comfortable working with colleagues from different backgrounds, be a self-motivated entrepreneurial thinker and value legal creativity. Additional assets – but not requirements – include (i) German language fluency; (ii) previous exposure to arbitration (including, for example, participation at the Vis Moot or the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition); (iii) previous experience working or interning in a law firm; and (iv) academic or work experience abroad, particularly in an English-speaking country.

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning & development opportunities.

Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Note: according to §9 GlBG: There is no collective agreement or legal minimum salary. The intended minimum basis for the salary arrangement (with the possibility of additional payment) is an annual salary (gross, all-in, 14 instalments) in the amount of 54,000 EUR.

Contact

Please send your application with a motivation letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

Internship – Freshfields Unplugged (f/m/x)
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To strengthen our team in Vienna we are looking for focused and engaged law interns (f/m/x) for 2022 to work among our varying practice groups for the duration of one-month respectively.

Your Tasks

Get to know us “unplugged” and discover exciting insights into our daily work and team while gaining experience in an international law firm. You will support us to deliver excellent work for our top clients among the various practice groups, for example:

  • Support our associates and partners with everyday work
  • Sit in on negotiations and court hearings
  • Help us draft briefs and consultations as well as learn how to construct memos and revise contracts
  • Literature research
  • Support with the production of publications and certificates

What we offer

Become part of our team which offers a highly dynamic and inspiring atmosphere, and you’ll be surprised by the diverse and challenging tasks you’ll find. As an intern you are not assigned to a particular practice group, rather you support all colleagues with individual client work. This provides you with the unique opportunity to guide your focus independently during your monthly internship as you get to know all the areas of Business Law.

Key requirements

You will need to have successfully completed the second portion of the law program or a successfully completed bachelor’s program in business law (WU Vienna) by the beginning of the internship period. You must also be interested in business, curious, creative and like new challenges time and time again. If you are in fact an out-of-the-box thinker and are comfortable working in English, then you have come to the right place!

Application deadlines

If you want to complete your one month internship between July – November 2022, send us your application by January 15th, 2022.

Did we get you interested? If yes, contact us – we are looking forward to hearing from you!

The agreed minimum salary (with the possibility of an over payment) is based upon an annual gross salary (of 14 installments) in the amount of 22,400 EUR.

Contact

Please send your application with a motivation letter (including your preferred months), your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

Litigation (f/m/x)
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We are looking for committed and highly qualified associates (f/m/x) with a special interest in litigation law to support our team in Vienna.

Your Tasks

We conduct civil litigation for national and predominantly international companies in all areas of commercial law. We are active both in an advisory and forensic capacity.

In the course of your future work, you will cooperate closely with colleagues from other fields of law and will be responsible for the following main areas:

  • Corporate law
  • Banking and finance law
  • Antitrust damages
  • Class action

Your Profile

You will have completed your legal studies with above-average results, have excellent English and German skills, are an entrepreneurial thinker and dedicated lawyer. Experience abroad and previous knowledge in this area, such as by way of an LL.M., a dissertation, internships or first work experience in a law firm are an asset but not a must.

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning & development opportunities.

Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Note: according to §9 GlBG: There is no collective agreement or legal minimum salary. The intended minimum basis for the salary arrangement (with the possibility of additional payment) is an annual salary (gross, all-in, 14 instalments) in the amount of 54,000 EUR.

Contact

Please send your application with a motivation letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

Business Development Expert (f/m/x)
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A job with us is not just a top-class opportunity, it’s also something truly special! Start now on a full-time basis with a temporary contract for 18 months in Vienna.

Your Tasks

  • Field requests from our Vienna-based lawyer team for activities across the range of Marketing and Business Development (MBD), from pitching for new business, researching a client’s specific legal service needs, organizing a client event focused on a hot topic, or positioning an expert opinion with the press or social media. You will know your way around the business and pass some of those requests on to relevant colleagues across the global MBD team while acting on others yourself
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the global MBD team to deliver global marketing and thought leadership campaigns in a tailored fashion to relevant clients and prospects in the Austrian market
  • Build a strong network with the lawyers in our Austrian practice and ensure that they are familiar with the full suite of MBD materials and tools relevant to their key clients
  • Contribute to firmwide innovation projects related to marketing technology and the use of data-driven insights
  • Assist in the development, planning and implementation of client events and seminars
  • Monitor press and other external sources and feed intelligence on opportunities in the market to relevant lawyers

Your Profile

  • A degree preferably with a focus on economics, law or marketing
  • 2+ years in a similar role within a professional services environment and an understanding of the legal landscape and trends will be an advantage
  • Eager to work as part of a global team
  • Excellent English and German skills at least on business fluent level are essential
  • Strongly positive, pro-active and pragmatic mentality and the ability to deliver high-quality results in a dynamic work environment
  • High level of social competence and service orientation
  • Agile project management experience will be an additional advantage

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning and development opportunities. Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application! Please send your application with a cover letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail.

Depending on the specific qualifications and professional experience, a gross annual salary of at least € 48,000 is envisaged for this role. The final salary will be agreed upon at offer stage.

Contact

Please send your application with a cover letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Regina Stachna
Senior HR Consultant

E: bewerbungen@freshfields.com

 

Junior Accountant (m/f/x)
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To strengthen our accounting team, we are looking for a junior accountant (m/f/x) in Vienna.

Your Tasks

Your future work with us covers a wide range of tasks:

  • Reliably support the processing of vendor invoices in the Basware Alusta electronic invoice workflow system
  • You will be involved in the automation of procurement and accounts payable processes (purchase-to-pay)
  • You will independently deal with travel expense and receipt accounting in our travel expense tool Chrome River
  • You process reminders and maintain vendor master data
  • The entry and reconciliation of bank statements round off your field of activity

Your Profile

  • You have successfully completed a commercial education (preferably HAK) and are just starting your professional career
  • You would like to expand your knowledge in the field of accounting
  • You are team-oriented and have good communication skills
  • You have a very good command of German and English, both written and spoken
  • You are familiar with MS Office (especially Excel)

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning and development opportunities. Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application! Please send your application with a cover letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail.

Depending on your specific qualifications and professional experience, a minimum gross annual salary of EUR 35,000,- is envisaged for this role. The final salary will be agreed upon at the offer stage.

Contact

Please send your application with a cover letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Regina Stachna
Senior HR Consultant

E: bewerbungen@freshfields.com

Corporate/M&A (f/m/x)
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We are looking for committed and highly qualified associates (f/m/x) with a special interest in corporate law and transactions to support our team in Vienna.

Your Tasks

  • Advice on corporate law
  • Public M&A: Takeover offers and subsequent squeeze-out procedures
  • Private M&A: company and share purchases and related procedures (auctions)
  • Privatizations, Joint Ventures
  • Corporate Governance Consulting and Compliance
  • IPOs and capital increases

Your Profile

You will have completed your legal studies with above-average results, have excellent English and German skills, are an entrepreneurial thinker and value legal creativity. Experience abroad and previous knowledge in this area, such as by way of an LL.M., a dissertation or internships are an asset but not a must.

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning & development opportunities.

Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Note: according to §9 GlBG: There is no collective agreement or legal minimum salary. The intended minimum basis for the salary arrangement (with the possibility of additional payment) is an annual salary (gross, all-in, 14 instalments) in the amount of 54,000 EUR.

Contact

Please send your application with a motivation letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

Banking & Finance (f/m/x)
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We are looking for committed and highly qualified associates (f/m/x) with a special interest in banking and finance law to support our team in Vienna.

Your Tasks

  • International financing of acquisitions, projects, assets or companies
  • Structured financial products
  • FinTech
  • Restructuring, reorganization and insolvency law
  • Regulatory advice to banks and other investors
  • Capital market law, financial market law and investment funds
  • Financial disputes and contentious proceedings

Your Profile

You will have completed your legal studies with above-average results, have excellent English and German skills, are an entrepreneurial thinker and dedicated lawyer. Experience abroad and previous knowledge in this area, such as by way of an LL.M., a dissertation or internships are an asset but not a must.

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning & development opportunities.

Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Note: according to §9 GlBG: There is no collective agreement or legal minimum salary. The intended minimum basis for the salary arrangement (with the possibility of additional payment) is an annual salary (gross, all-in, 14 instalments) in the amount of 54,000 EUR.

Contact

Please send your application with a motivation letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

Project Lawyer (f/m/x)
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We are looking for project lawyers (f/m/x) for international projects to support our team in Vienna.

Your Tasks

Your future job with us will involve working on international projects. This includes:

  • Participation in the processing of complex legal issues with international relevance
  • Analytical preparation of research results for further use
  • Support in the coordination of procedures and processes
  • Answering factual inquiries from the project team
  • Participation in project meetings and trainings in Vienna and Germany

Your Profile

  • You are interested in business and have successfully completed your legal studies
  • You have gained initial professional experience in a legal environment, for example in court, public authorities, law firms or in companies
  • You are open to technical/legal cross-sectional issues; ideally, you have an additional qualification in the field of information technology
  • You have fluent language skills (written and spoken) in English and German
  • You are familiar with the common MS Office applications
  • You value creativity and initiative as well as social competence and team spirit

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning & development opportunities.

Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Note: according to §9 GlBG: There is no collective agreement or legal minimum salary. The intended minimum basis for the salary arrangement (with the possibility of additional payment) is an annual salary (gross, all-in, 14 instalments) in the amount of 40,000 EUR.

Contact

Please send your application with a motivation letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

Associates (f/m/x)
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To strengthen our team in Vienna we are always looking for highly qualified and engaged, aspiring recent graduates (Rechtsanwaltsanwärter) for our varying practice groups.

Your key responsibilities

Your responsibilities would include working with our clients across our varying practice groups, such as:

  • Antitrust, Competition & Trade
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property and Information Technology
  • People & Reward
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an attractive work environment and benefit from our outstanding national and international learning & development programs.

Key requirements

If you’re interested in business, creative, enjoy new and complex challenges, would like to work in a multinational team and are comfortable working in English, then you’ll fit right in with us.

You should have a positive attitude, be truly curious about what we do and have completed your law degree as well as have a high level of English. Having worked or studied abroad is also a definite advantage but not a requirement.

Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Note: according to §9 GlBG: There is no collective agreement or legal minimum salary. The intended minimum basis for the salary arrangement (with the possibility of additional payment) is an annual salary (gross, all-in, 14 instalments) in the amount of 54,000 EUR.

Contact

Please send your application with a motivation letter (including your preferred practice groups), your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

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