Commercial IT/IP Lawyer

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
Negotiable
Area of Law:
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
UA/132361
Posted:
30+ days ago
Commercial and Technology Senior Associate/Legal Director 5+ PQE - National Firm - Bristol - full or part-time (4 days) Our client, a leading national firm, is seeking to bolster its Commercial offering in Bristol with the addition of a Commercial Senior Associate or Legal Director with broad commercial contracts and ideally IT experience. Applications with a minimum of five years' experience will likely have the relevant skill set for the role however there is no upper PQE limit set. This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a position as a Commercial Senior Associate or Legal Director within a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked team that is growing and acts for a broad spectrum of clients including private clients but with a particular focus on the public and health sectors. Working environment is close knit, friendly and highly flexible and this role is offered on a full or part-time basis. The Role As a Commercial Senior Associate or Legal Director, based in the Bristol office of this national law firm, you will be involved in a wide variety of commercial and complex contracting work. Specifically, your responsibilities will include: * Advising on the procurement, licensing and supply of tech products and services to a wide range of public and private sector clients. * Advising on high-value, long-term projects for the likes of NHS bodies, local authorities and central government agencies, as well as private sector companies. * Advising on outsourcing, IT infrastructure and support service agreements on projects as varied as electronic patient records and European grant funding systems. * Working with Partners in other national offices as well as those locally. Candidate Requirements The successful Commercial Senior Associate will: * Be a qualified solicitor in England and Wales with 5+ years' post qualification experience. * Have strong commercial contracts and ideally technology experience gained in private practice or in-house (including from the the public sector). * Preferably have further experience in non-contentious intellectual property matters including brand strategies, licensing and exploitation (not essential). * Have a personable and friendly personality with excellent communication skills and be able to think outside the box. * Have a real passion for technology law and developing a skill set in this area. * Have good client and project management skills. * Be able to lead on complex matters and supervise juniors. Benefits The successful Commercial Senior Associate or Legal Director will be rewarded with a strong package including: * Competitive salary, bonus and benefits package. * The opportunity to join a firm that is known nationally for the quality of its legal advice and sector knowledge. * Agile/flexible working with the option to undertake this role on a full or part time (4 days) basis with no set 'anchor' days. * Good prospects for progression towards partnership in the firm's growing Bristol office. Apply Now! Or if you would like an initial confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Uma Aslam at BCL Legal. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Uma Aslam
Uma Aslam

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