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Associate – Technology/Digital Business

Salary: £Negotiable

Job Ref: 8012

Location: London

Contact Name: Vanessa Payne

Contact Tel: 01252 761444

Contact Email: vanessa@ptplegal.co.uk

Our client is looking to recruit an Associate to join their firm. There are currently 7 partners, 12 associates and 2 senior counsel in the team.

The team is looking for an associate of between circa 3 and 6 years qualification experience to focus primarily on non-contentious Technology and Digital business work, with a particular focus on technology projects, but there will be opportunities to work in a variety of areas including:

* IT development and implementation projects
* App projects
* Advising digital businesses generally
* Ecommerce
* Consumer law
* Promotions
* Interactive entertainment (video games and online gambling)
* Financial services / Fintech
* Adtech businesses
* Digital publishing
* Data protection
* IP issues around content

The group has a very flat structure and the role will involve a high level of client contact and responsibility. The associate will be encouraged and supported actively to develop business and their own industry specialisms and client contacts. This is a real opportunity to join a dynamic cutting edge practice in a technology focused firm with real potential for long term career opportunities.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and EXPERIENCE

Candidates must be qualified solicitors, with between 3-6 years PQE (as a guide) and will be working in a law firm or looking to return to a law firm having spent time in industry.
The following experience/skills are essential:
* Experience in commercial technology focused work
* Experience in advising digital businesses
* A good understanding of IP and data protection law
* A high level of client contact and responsibility for client relationships
* Self-motivation coupled with the ability to work closely with other team members
* Strong academics and technical ability
* A commercial focus and good business development skills
Telecoms experience will be advantageous but not essential