A leading International, full-service law firm, working with clients in the world's most dynamic industries.
Clients range from promising new start-ups to multinational leaders of industry, with a client base that includes 60% of the world's top 50 brands. In every case, the firm provides specialised legal advice, backed by a finely-tuned commercial intelligence.
Within the firm's renowned IT Telecoms & Competition team for which you will need experience in the following areas (depending on level of PQE):
Commercial technology, including working with tech companies at all stages.
Consumer law advising ecommerce platforms.
Corporate support and demonstrating project management will be important
Management/working with junior team members
Working with US companies desirable
The associate will be encouraged and supported actively to develop business and their own specialisms and client contacts and play a supporting role to the partners.
The role involves a high level of client contact and the associate will conduct client meetings and negotiations under the supervision of the partners.
A team player, you will have developed excellent drafting skills and will be looking for the next step in your career.
It is expected that the successful candidate will have broad commercial technology experience working with companies at all stages and will be able to lead on advising on business models as well as the commercial risks associated with them.
UK qualified, you will have 4-7PQE in the UK preferably gained with a City law firm.
In house experience will also be looked upon favourably.
The following experience/skills are essential:
Excellent analytical and drafting skills
A commercial focus
A proven track record in business development
A high level of client contact and previous responsibility for client files
Strong academics and technical ability
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.