We are currently looking to recruit lawyers specialising in TMT Disputes work, on a fixed term basis (with the potential for a permanent contract). The ideal candidate will be at 2 - 4yrs PQE level.
Our client has one of the leading and most established outsourcing, technology & communications law practices in the UK. With a team of over 30 partners and over 100 additional fee-earners, across a network of offices nationwide and overseas, their substantial practice provides both commercial and contentious services. The firm provides a full range of advice and guidance, including in relation to: outsourcing, e-business, IT product and services contracts, commercial contracts, Freedom of Information, intellectual property, technology, IT and communications disputes, data protection and privacy and media.
Their dedicated IT disputes team works with IT and communications suppliers and users in the resolution of IT and communications issues in both the public and private sectors. Their team has specialised in this sector for over 20 years and is consistently praised by both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for its strengths in this area, with the team having been involved in some of the most significant cases to affect the industry in recent years.
The role does not require a technical IT background, but it would be helpful if applicants have experience of IT matters. What is vital is that applicants have a real desire to focus on heavy dispute resolution in this sector.
The cases they work on are often large and high profile involving significant factual, technical and legal complexity. Candidates will need to demonstrate an appetite for getting involved and strong organisational skills. Since they almost invariably work in teams; the successful candidate will need to be a natural communicator and have a desire to work closely with others.