Commercial Technology and Data Solicitor

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Liverpool
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Posted
09 Jan 2019
Closes
06 Feb 2019
Ref
303297/2/TWA/2
Contact
Taylor Wessing Account
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent
OUR CLIENT - Taylor Wessing.  G2 Legal is exclusively retained by Taylor Wessing to fulfil all its recruitment requirements for the new Taylor Wessing Liverpool office.

Taylor Wessing is a leading international, full service law firm working with clients in the world’s most dynamic and expanding markets.  With 32 offices in 19 countries globally, they have now expanded into Liverpool with a vision for long-term commitment in the UK to complement their London offering.  The move will allow Taylor Wessing to deliver a best value service for its clients, utilising resources locally, whilst continuing to invest in, attract and retain quality talent in Liverpool.  

Liverpool is a vibrant city, and the ethos of Taylor Wessing to provide an environment which enables creativity to thrive combines the two cultures brilliantly.
 
THE ROLE – Commercial Technology and Data Solicitor – Senior Associate Level (4-8 PQE)
 
THE BRIEF – On behalf of Taylor Wessing, G2 Legal is retained to recruit a Commercial Technology and Data Solicitor to work from the new Liverpool office in the heart of the city.
 
You will work as part of the London Commercial Technology and Data team which is renowned globally for its’ expertise working at the forefront of the Technology sector, which is central to the firms’ strategy. Clients range from global household brand names to rapid growth earlier stage businesses, working with founders and investors. 
 
The team comprises of 7 partners, 9 associates, 2 trainees and has PSL support. You will be based in the Liverpool office with partner support on the ground and you will be an integral part of the wider team.
 
The sector stretch is huge including Fintech, Telecoms, Ecommerce, Fashion, Enterprise Technology, Video Games/gambling, Music and other content distribution and Adtech. 
 
You will be engaged in a diverse range of work including:
  • Commercial contracts, including outsourcing, distribution and procurement
  • Technology contracts including software licences, development and system implementations, acting for suppliers and users
  • Telecoms contracts and regulation
  • E-commerce and consumer regulation relating to digital work
  • Data Protection
  • Gaming
  • Inward investment
  • Corporate support including due diligence and transitional services agreements
We are looking for a 4-8 years’ PQE commercial solicitor with strong broad experience in technology and data law either from private practice or an in-house background. You will be have a commercial outlook and keen instinct for business, which together with passion and drive will allow you to thrive in the firms’ entrepreneurial and forward thinking environment.
 
The role will allow you to play a key part in the team, working with companies at all stages and with the ability to take the lead on advising on business models and commercial risks. You will play an active role in all areas of the team and wider firm.
 
Taylor Wessing is a progressive and innovative law firm truly allowing you to develop your legal career at the forefront of the Technology sector. With an excellent market leading salary and outstanding benefits package this is an exceptional opportunity for a commercial solicitor to join this leading international law firm in Liverpool.
 
G2 Legal is retained exclusively for the recruitment of this role and all other vacancies at Taylor Wessing in Liverpool. All third party CVs will not be considered by Taylor Wessing and should be sent directly to Rachel Darlington at G2 Legal.

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