Senior Knowledge Lawyer - Tech

Chadwick Nott
England, London, City of London
Closing date
4 Feb 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Information Technology
Vacancy Type
Professional Support Lawyer
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Our client, a Magic Circle firm, are looking for a senior knowledge lawyer to join them to advise the Tech Group.

This newly created role will play a key part in how the firm maintains this client service, by delivering practical and insightful knowhow and advice to our lawyers across the tech group network and being pivotal in allowing access to all legal developments in this space.

In this role, you will deliver practical and insightful knowhow and advice to Partners and lawyers across the tech group. The Tech Group is an integrated multidisciplinary team of over 400 tech-savvy lawyers located around the world delivering holistic, joined up, expert legal advice to both tech and non-tech clients on their most exciting, complex and transformational tech-related matters. This will typically include working with lawyers who are advising clients on a range of matters including :

Tech advisory and compliance - including GDPR, anti-bribery and corruption compliance, financial regulatory licencing, IP monetisation strategies, public policy support developing cyber-attack response plans.

Tech development and renewal - facilitating businesses' migration to tech-enabled platforms, support BPO, assist with tech procurement and renewal and advise on tech R&D projects.

Tech risk, disputes and investigations - in particular fast advancing regulation and competition enforcement in the tech sector; cyber-security and antitrust breaches; regulatory investigations and the misuse of data.

Tech-heavy M&A transactions - mergers and acquisitions and the potential tech implications of proposed M&A.

You will also be part of the firm's global knowledge network "KETL" which encompasses our Knowledge, Expertise and Thought Leadership activities and will work closely in particular with the Corporate Knowledge and Information Team.

You will be responsible for building a service which will ultimately deliver knowhow relating to a broad range of tech activities including Cyber, Data, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain & distributed ledger technology, big data and smart contracts.

Your role will play an important part by enabling the Tech group to maintain "up-to-the-minute technology expertise" for the Firm's clients, and ensuring our collective experience which is at the cutting edge of client work and legal developments is captured and utilised for the benefit of all across the Tech group.

In order to be considered for this role, you willl be a senior lawyer with significant experience advising companies on tech. You will have an excellent academic background. You will have strong drafting skills, good attention to detail, strong organisational skills and be proactive and committed to providing a first class service to our lawyers and clients.

You should also have strong communication and analytical skills along with a high level of commercial awareness. Your expertise will extend to legislative frameworks and developments for Cyber, Data, Artificial Intelligence related law, with a strong track record of keeping abreast of legal implications in this fast-evolving space.

To be considered, please get in touch with Jennifer Wellspeak with your salary expectations
0203 909 5176

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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