Commercial Lawyer

Employer
Search Legal
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
23 Apr 2021

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Job Details

Top 50 Law Firm
Central London
Commercial Role
Senior associate
Upwards of 4 + Pqe

A Top 50 London firm are looking to hire a Senior Associate into their highly regarded Commercial team in London.

You will advise on high quality work alongside Partners who are highly regarded in the industry. This firm is particularly well known for its work advising private equity firms, large listed clients and private companies including high-profile retail businesses. The team's experience spans a range of commercial contracts knowledge providing tailored advice in servicing clients as entrepreneurs, multinational corporations, charities, major public bodies, and also in the education, healthcare, transport and retail sectors.

You are likely to be an Associate or Senior Associate working with a well regarded commercial team in London. It is essential that candidates have experience in IT contracts in addition to commercial contracts more generally.

The role is to assist with a range of cases handled by the Commercial Team. The caseload and required skills include:


o Experience of commercial contract drafting and negotiation with ability to manage projects and relationships with clients, other third parties and external advisers.
o Commercial - reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements and providing legal advice on business issues. Agreements include: supplier, distribution, IP, IT and technology, software licensing, system integration, website/app development, SaaS and other cloud related work.
o Data Protection and privacy - drafting policies and procedures, providing adequate wording in contractual agreements, ability to advise clients on legal obligations and risks, managing and advising clients on bigger data protection projects.
o Intellectual property - advising on and drafting agreements for the protection or exploitation of intellectual property rights, IP licensing contracts, advising on IP provisions in commercial agreements and R&D contracts.
o Regulatory advice including e-commerce and consumer regulations (public procurement desirable).
o To undertake business development.

Who we are looking for:

* Admission to the Solicitor Roll
* 4+ years PQE of working in a commercial team
* 2:1 degree or higher preferred
* Competent computer and IT user
* Familiarity with telecoms and technology sectors would be an advantage

The culture at this firm very much stands out, which has been cultivated into a friendly, open and inclusive environment. There is a positive emphasis on work life balance too, and progression opportunity for fee earners. There will be flexibility for home working.

Opportunities such as this are rare within the commercial market so please do apply as directed if you would be interested or contact Catherine Knowles at Search Legal for more information on 0203 151 2151/ Catherine.knowles@search.co.uk.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Company

At Search, our Legal specialism provides bespoke recruitment solutions to all aspects of the legal community across the UK, and Channel Islands. Our expert legal recruitment consultants working on roles within private practice, in-house legal and the public sector boast a wealth of experience gained in legal practice and throughout the industry.

Our private practice team forms the core of our legal business. We specialise in providing tailored career advice to legal professionals at all levels, from paralegal to qualified solicitor, associate through to partner. Our industry teams, comprising of both in-house and public sector divisions, have legal experience, underpinned with detailed industry knowledge.

As one of the leading legal job agencies in the UK, Search Consultancy has an enviable list of expertise and resources:

  • Search has filled over 60 locums and 250+ permanent placements per year.
  • Search Legal has 20+ specialist consultants with over 145 years combined international experience in legal recruitment.
  • We also have dedicated resource team with over 150 years combined experience
  • A unique approach to delivery combining broad legal knowledge with a deep understanding of the many disciplines within the legal profession.

At Search, our legal division provides bespoke recruitment solutions to all aspects of the legal community across the UK, and the Channel Islands. Our specialist teams within private practice, in-house legal and the public sector boast a wealth of experience gained in both legal practice and throughout the industry.

Our private practice team forms the core of our legal business. We specialise in providing tailored career advice to legal professionals at all levels, from paralegal to qualified solicitor, associate through to partner.

To register with Search Legal or find out more about our range of services please contact your local market expert. Alternatively visit https://www.search.co.uk/jobs/legal/  to view the full range of opportunities currently available.

Brighton
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Brighton
BN1 3XE
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Liverpool
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Manchester, 
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