Join one of the UK's leading Commercial IT/IP teams, engaged heavily with large public sector bodies and internationally present organisations.
Leave your mark on some of the more exciting and complex projects in the sector, continually being developed within a team with a history of fast and sustained internal promotion.
Top 100 and Tier 1 ranked across numerous legal verticals; they are considered a go-to for both national and international commercial entities in both the London and national market, owing to their legal acumen, quality of service and unrivalled reputation within the market.
The firm is 450 strong, based across 4 offices with a high percentage of staff rising through the ranks as home-grown nurtured talent; this is evidenced by the ample number of internal promotions that lead to Partnership.
Consistently receiving praise and accolades nationally, the firm is regarded as a Legal 500 Leading Firm, ranked by Chambers UK, and one of The Times Best Law firms in the UK to name a few.
Focusing solely on commercial law, the firm strides in commercial, corporate, property, finance, regulatory, employment and litigation. All teams appreciate the importance of longstanding partnership with clients, razor-sharp market insight and commerciality, with this mindset resulting in the firm sitting firmly at the top of the ladder across all metrics.
Closer to home in Bristol, the numerous teams and the overall firm often receives media attention due to work they undertake, how their staff are nurtured and for the investment put back into the community.
The firm has a fundamental commitment to all people, with a mantra of being "People-focused" in everything that they do. Their aspiration for individual excellence allows staff to immediately work towards their personal career goals with the firm's full support.
Fee earners work in balanced, forward-thinking and collaborative teams, with support from those more senior to hand, coupled with Paralegal and technological support to aid in your time being used effectively.
3+ PQE Commercial IP/IT Associate to join Top 75 team in Bristol
Playing a senior vital role in the IP/IT team in Bristol, you will offer in-depth, focused expertise in procurement, licensing and the supply of tech products and services to an enviable book of key public and private sector clients.
At the pinnacle of an ever-evolving landscape, you will thrive within high-value, long-term projects for numerous arms of the public and private sector.
Whilst broadening your expertise, you will act as a key contact to clients in truly understanding their needs, offering legal advice of strategic significance.
In drafting and negotiating contracts, working on commercial transactional projects and supporting contract management, you'll demonstrate a passion for IT and Tech law, and will be rewarded with continued career development and progression.
Those who have worked in-house, within tech firms or the public sector, and looking to return to private practice will find this role a suitable avenue.
- 3+ PQE relevant PQE
- Experience in IT and non-contentious IP matters
- Willingness to develop legal expertise, coupled with a hunger to progress and specialise within the team
- Creativity in solving problems, along with the communication skills and foresight required to form and nurture relationships with colleagues and clients alike.
This role is the leading opportunity for an ambitious, driven, and career motivated Commercial IT/IP lawyer to join one of the UK's top team.