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Department:

Technology & Outsourcing

Location:
London

The Team

Fieldfisher is an incredibly exciting place to be right now. With 20% firm growth in the last financial year, we are going places, and want to hire top-calibre lawyers to join us on our journey.

Fieldfisher's top-ranked Technology, Outsourcing & Privacy Group has an excellent opportunity based in our growing London office for a Solicitor/Associate looking to further develop their career amongst one of the largest teams of lawyers in the field.

We have a friendly office culture and a collaborative and rapidly-growing team who regularly support the world's biggest organisations and some of the world's most exciting growth companies, providing class-leading expertise in technology, outsourcing and privacy advice.

Responsibilities

Based in our London office, you will be a member of our international Technology & Outsourcing team, providing support to regional, national and international clients.

Responsibilities would include:

* Drafting, advising and negotiating technology contracts (for example IT procurement, managed and cloud services, software & systems development, systems integration, software licensing & maintenance)

* Drafting, advising and negotiating outsourcing contracts (for example IT, BPO, FM)

* Working closely with colleagues across our international Technology & Outsourcing team

* A high degree of direct client contact on a day-to-day basis

* Participation in marketing and practice development initiatives

Key Skills & Experience

Key Skills & Experience

* Qualified lawyer with proven experience in Commercial contracts and/or Technology & Outsourcing

* Strong academics

* Sound working knowledge of contract and commercial law

* Previous experience of public sector work would be an advantage

* Good understanding of IP would be helpful (especially copyright, database rights and software patents)

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Team player willing to contribute to wider team growth, and a desire to build strong internal relationships as well as helping to develop client relationships for the firm

The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on real estate technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams and our ecomlex network of specialist tech and privacy law firms across Europe.

Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains, as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network spreads across 25 offices, providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom and United States.
Term:
Permanent

Department:

Technology & Outsourcing

Location:
London

The Team

Fieldfisher is an incredibly exciting place to be right now. With 20% firm growth in the last financial year, we are going places, and want to hire top-calibre lawyers to join us on our journey.

Fieldfisher's top-ranked Technology, Outsourcing & Privacy Group has an excellent opportunity based in our growing London office for a Solicitor/Associate looking to further develop their career amongst one of the largest teams of lawyers in the field.

We have a friendly office culture and a collaborative and rapidly-growing team who regularly support the world's biggest organisations and some of the world's most exciting growth companies, providing class-leading expertise in technology, outsourcing and privacy advice.

Responsibilities

Based in our London office, you will be a member of our international Technology & Outsourcing team, providing support to regional, national and international clients.

Responsibilities would include:

* Drafting, advising and negotiating technology contracts (for example IT procurement, managed and cloud services, software & systems development, systems integration, software licensing & maintenance)

* Drafting, advising and negotiating outsourcing contracts (for example IT, BPO, FM)

* Working closely with colleagues across our international Technology & Outsourcing team

* A high degree of direct client contact on a day-to-day basis

* Participation in marketing and practice development initiatives

Key Skills & Experience

Key Skills & Experience

* Qualified lawyer with proven experience in Commercial contracts and/or Technology & Outsourcing

* Strong academics

* Sound working knowledge of contract and commercial law

* Previous experience of public sector work would be an advantage

* Good understanding of IP would be helpful (especially copyright, database rights and software patents)

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Team player willing to contribute to wider team growth, and a desire to build strong internal relationships as well as helping to develop client relationships for the firm

The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on real estate technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams and our ecomlex network of specialist tech and privacy law firms across Europe.

Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains, as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network spreads across 25 offices, providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom and United States.
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