Company: FARRAR LEVIN LEGAL RECRUITMENT
Job Type: Permanent, FullTime
Private practice law firm in Leeds is seeking to recruit two non-contentious Commercial/IT lawyers – one of 0 to 1 and the other of 2 or more years’ PQE. Our Commercial practice handles major projects for some of the largest clients in the world. The team advises both private sector companies and large public sector bodies on a local, national and international level. The Commercial practice includes a wide variety of expertise, from contracts lawyers through to lawyers with experience covering the areas of technology, privacy, media, IP, consumer and financial services. You will work as part of a team advising on a wide range of commercial and IT contracting matters – from day to day contracts to some of the most strategic and business critical contracts this firms’ clients enter into and including everything in between. This regularly includes advising on multi-jurisdictional outsourcings, IT system and software developments agreements (including cloud and SAAS) and affinity agreements in the FS space. The workload is varied, challenging and rewarding and you will actively engage with clients and colleagues across the globe as well as being involved in business development. The successful candidates will gain experience few other law firms can offer.
To be considered for this role you must be a qualified or dual qualified Lawyer in England and Wales. If you are already qualified, you must be able to demonstrate knowledge of commercial contract terms and an understanding of the key legal, commercial and operational issues which can arise across a multitude of commercial deals. If you are newly-qualified, you will ideally have undertaken a seat in general Commercial law or a seat in one of the more specific areas such as IT and/or IP and/or Data Protection.