Practice Development Lawyer
Practice Development Lawyer - Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Great Practice Development Lawyer opportunity with a strong international Technology, Media & Telecommunications team in Manchester as part of a growing international offering.
Your New Firm
This leading international law firm has a network of offices across the UK and around the globe, working together as one team boasting a huge amount of industry leading lawyers and the chance to join a firm with a truly global footprint.
Your New Team
The TMT practice is a diverse practice dealing with transactional, dispute and advisory work The privacy, cyber and data ('Information Law') team (comprising of fee earners specialising in data protection, privacy litigation and cyber) sit within TMT and collectively is made up of over 50 partners, legal directors and lawyers working across a network of offices.
The team has seen a huge surge in demand as a result of the GDPR and related legislation coming into force, coupled with the fast pace of technology and market developments the explosion of data and cyber as a mainstay focus of all sectors and work types has grown exponentially.
The team now plays a key role within the wider business given the criticality of data in every sector and the need for proper measures to be taken where personal data is involved and to prevent and deal with cyber incidents. But it is not just these traditional" work streams which are driving the need for expert support.
What you'll need to succeed
They are looking for an experienced TMT solicitor who is keen to take on a new opportunity as part of an award winning law firm and to move away from traditional fee earning. You'll have the ambition to take the lead on Division wide projects including:
-Business Development practices
-Technical Legal Training and updates
What you'll get in return
You will be working as part of a high performing, cohesive and busy team with excellent prospects for career development. You will be based in their office in the heart of the city centre and paid a competitive salary. It will be a great opportunity to be move away from fee earning but without losing the feel of being part of a high-achieving law firm.
What to do now
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