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Commercial & Technology Associate

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Cogence Search
11 January 2013
08 February 2013
Andrew Hunter
City of London, England

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We have a superb position available for an ambitious senior commercial & technology lawyer to work in the London office of one of the country's top law firms. The firm is maintaining its reputation for integrated service offerings, private equity and real estate work whilst continuing to expand and improve its standing nationally, in Europe and across the globe.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take a great deal of responsibility in a moderately sized team and work on matters including reviewing, drafting and negotiating all types of commercial agreements in fields such as IP, outsourcing, data protection and consumer law.

In order to secure this role, our client is looking for the following qualities in a candidate solicitor:

*a minimum of five years' experience gained in a leading corporate law firm (City, regional or overseas-based) noted for its expertise in commercial & technology work;
*a very good understanding of the full range of commercial fields (including e-commerce, intellectual property and IT) is required, combined with an excellent knowledge of contract law. Familiarity with the impact of competition issues on commercial arrangements will also be beneficial;
*a consistently strong academic record;
*superb communication, negotiation and organisational skills, a strong team ethic, a willingness to take charge of important matters and mentor junior members of the team, and a keen interest in business strategy and client development.

This position offers a high level of quality and diversity of legal work, support from junior solicitors, partners and a professional support lawyer, first-rate training, an extremely competitive salary and great career prospects.

To be considered for this excellent role, please submit your CV as soon as possible to:

Andrew Hunter
Direct: 0207 264 4914

Andrew is a qualified solicitor who trained at national law firm Addleshaw Goddard LLP in Manchester. Andrew is part of the Cogence Search team finding jobs for solicitors, attorneys and legal support staff within elite solicitors' practices in London, the UK and worldwide. To see Andrew's full personal profile and jobs in the legal sector please visit

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