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Commercial / TMT Solicitor




Legal Works is delighted to be working for this lead commercial practice looking to recruit an ambitious commercial /IT solicitor (6PQE+) for the TMT Team.

An exciting opportunity for YOU.


The FIRM has a top-rated international practice with TMT lawyers operating across the globe.

Currently they are seeking to grow the international TMT practice from London.


The TEAM has a strong sector focus, particularly financial services clients, technology suppliers and customers seeking digital solutions and innovation.

The TEAM is developing a strong FinTech proposition, focusing on both our established FS client base and FinTech disrupters.

This is a dynamic TEAM where every member can make his or her own mark.

Senior associates are a key part of the TEAMs development and able to take responsibility for leading on projects, developing and leading client relationships, contributing to the team's business development plans, focusing on sector activity and supporting the growth of more junior team members.

YOU will be working with colleagues who are leading specialists in the TMT sector.

The FIRM invests in the TEAM and has a first-class training and career development programme.


This role is wide-ranging, and will include:
· supporting clients with their digital, technology outsourcing and business change projects;
· acting for customers and suppliers of telecommunications and sourcing related deals;
· developing ongoing relationships with an existing client base as well as pitching for new opportunities;
· developing close working relationships as part of an international team;
· taking an active role in our campaigns, the developments of our products and pitching for new work.


You will:
· be 6 years+ PQE;
· have gained experience in a firm with an established TMT practice or a large commercial practice, specialising in sourcing and IT related matters;
· preferably have some experience of advising regulated clients in the Financial Services sector on IT and sourcing matters;
· have grounding in IT, Data Protection and Commercial Law;
· be a team player, able to forge strong working relationships with colleagues;
· be technically strong and exercise good commercial judgment;
· be receptive to different ways of working including strong project management;
· have the inter personal skills necessary for this client-facing role.
· have an interest in an international practice
· be technically excellent and with previous TMT experience of at least five years
· have experience of leading on and/or performing the second in command role on complex TMT projects
· be an enthusiastic and a team player
· be a self-starter, commercially aware and client focused
· be enthusiastic regarding business development and with significant previous experience of a wide range of BD activities
· have experience of supervising more junior lawyers and trainees within the team
· have strong academic background, excellent communication and organisational skills
· Interest in an international practice (with foreign language capability a benefit but not mandatory)

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant ANDREW NELSON in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence.


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