Associate or Senior Associate - Technology
Our award winning Technology team has an opportunity for a senior associate or associate to join their established team.
About the role
Working with the London based partners and leading more junior associates on key accounts clients include a leading telecoms company, .coms and Energy companies, this role will provide the opportunity to do a wide range of non-contentious commercial, IT and IP matters across a number of industry sectors including Financial Services, Technology and Media, Life sciences and energy.
Candidates with approximately 3 - 5+ years of post-qualification experience in a City, major regional or leading international firm will be considered.
You will be responsible for:
A broad range of commercial, IT, IP and data protection matters
Drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts such as collaboration, licensing, supply and distribution agreements
Providing efficient professional support for partners
Developing professional relationships with clients
Supporting the wider team in developing business and raising profile of the firm
Involvement in all business development opportunities
You will have excellent analytical skills and experience of running your own files and assisting partners on more complex, higher value deals and transactions along with sound judgement and good interpersonal and consultancy skills. Due to the role being client facing, experience and confidence in dealing directly with clients is essential.
Degree/CPE/LPC/GDL (or equivalent)
Knowledge of IT, TMC and data protection issues in addition to having developed strong general commercial expertise
Appropriate level of post qualification experience in a City, major Regional or leading international firm
Experience in handling clients in major blue chip companies
Excellent drafting skills and the ability to translate legal theory into practical advice
Due to the role being client facing you will need to have sound judgment and good interpersonal and consultancy skills
Knowledge of the TMC, FS and/or Energy sectors.
CMS is an international organisation with market leading businesses throughout Central and Eastern Europe and beyond. We're also founding members of the CMS organisation of major independent European law firms, which brings ten leading European law firms together under one banner. Together, they have 60 offices across 29 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America. Each CMS firm is well established in its own jurisdiction and well versed in multi-jurisdictional projects.
We work hard to be a truly client-focused law firm. That means not just understanding the unique challenges of every market sector, but also providing a service that's tailored to the needs of each client. Our partners are hands-on and work hard to get closer to clients with everything from joint training initiatives and advice surgeries to visits and social events. What's more, our teams have the ideal balance of personality and industry expertise to suit the varied needs of our clients.
If you are interested please apply online or contact Natalie Koenig, Senior Recruitment Officer, for more information.