Role details

IT / Commercial Solicitor

London   •   £60,000 - £80,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • This Technology and IP team has seen growth of 15% in the last year
  • This is an award winning Law firm with over 100 Partners

About Our Client

Our client's Technology and IP team has seen growth of over 15% in the last 12 months through new client wins and panel appointments.

Our client is an award-winning, full service commercial law firm with over 1,000 employees and 100 partners across a number of offices and jurisdictions.

Recognised as one of the UK's Top 50 law firms, they are ranked in the top 5 for delivering client satisfaction. They are also described as an energetic ambitious firm with an open minded entrepreneurial culture' and have been named as a 'first class' employer by Best Companies Limited.

Job Description

You will be responsible for advising PLCs, other large corporations and public sector bodies on IT procurement, managed services and outsourcing, cloud based solutions, technology development and exploitation and intellectual property protection and enforcement (including trade mark and registered design filings, trade mark oppositions, online brand protection and all aspects of trade mark, copyright, designs and patent infringement work).

The Specific Remit: The successful IT/Commercial Solicitor will be required to draft and negotiate the full range of IT and related contracts undertaken by the team, including:

  • IT managed services and outsourcing agreements
  • Software licensing and support arrangements
  • Hardware supply and maintenance
  • Hosting and cloud based solutions
  • Data processing and security arrangements
  • Technology development and licensing
  • Digital media
  • General commercial issues

The Successful Applicant

The successful IT/Commercial Solicitor will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A minimum of 3 years post qualified experience gained within a commercial environment from a City or National firm with an IT or commercial contracts focus
  • Previous hands-on experience of your areas of responsibility is a requirement, including experience of negotiating contracts with suppliers and customers. An awareness of and enthusiasm for technology is important
  • You will need excellent communication and self-management skills
  • You will be an outgoing individual, capable of quickly building strong relationships with colleagues and clients and you must be able to work constructively within a team

What's on Offer

In return you will be offered a competitive remuneration package and have the genuine opportunity to build your career within a growing firm.

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