Commercial Technology Lawyer 3-5 PQE

Hays Legal
England, London, City of London
09 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
Effy Robinson
Practice area
Company and commercial
Full time
Contract type

An innovative law firm are looking for a Commercial Technology lawyer in London.

Your new company
A leading law firm are looking for a mid-level lawyer to join their Commercial & Technology practice team in London. They are a full service law firm and their key practice areas are corporate, commercial technology, IP, brands, employment, commercial real estate, disputes and private wealth. As a firm, they are renowned for being progressive and refreshingly modern, supporting the businesses which drive innovative economy, and the entrepreneurs and private wealth that underpin them. They are also more than just a law firm; we're active investors in legal technology and artificial intelligence.

Your new role
Working within an established team in London and being part of the wider team, the successful candidate will be capable of: working for a wide range of commercial technology clients - from start-ups to multinationals on a wide range of commercial deals from procurements and service provisions to outsourcings; working across the range of technology fields - including IT, fintech, telecoms and eCommerce; advising on IP, IT, commercial and data protection, data security and financial services regulatory issues; developing, building and deepening client relationships.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have 3-5 PQE experience (or equivalent) from a reputable law firm. You will need to have the requisite skills to perform at the highest level as a Commercial & Technology lawyer, including as a minimum being proactive, a solution provider, acting on initiative and being intuitive and adaptable to change. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals is essential. You must possess a passion for legal know-how and technical expertise within the relevant practice area; excellent written skills with a high attention to detail; possess project management skills, with efficient time management as a minimum; and have business acumen and commercial deal awareness. The successful candidate will also be expected to maintain excellent client relationships and be involved in marketing/business development activities.

What you'll get in return
The firm offers a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon its core values; they are approachable, responsive, trustworthy and straightforward. They pride themselves on high quality client instructions, are committed to investing in the learning and development of their lawyers and support staff at all levels, and encourage their lawyers to build relationships and take part in business development opportunities.

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