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Commercial / TMT Associate - Legal 100, Thames Valley

Stonor Legal
£70,000 - £85,000 + Excellent Benefits + Career Progression
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

Job Details

New! - a leading Legal 100 firm with a Chambers-rated commercial team are now seeking an ambitious Commercial Associate [3 PQE +] to join their top-tier practice based in Surrey. This is a unique opportunity to work in a highly professional and dynamic group currently consisting of Chambers-rated Partners & Associates advising and assisting on a wide variety of high quality commercial projects. 

You can expect to advise on a diverse range of commercial contracts including matters related to Fintech, franchising, IP, manufacturing and data protection.  You will be involved in drafting and negotiating contracts of various sizes and values and will be encouraged to act as an extension of the firms clients' in-house legal teams. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly ranked leading IP, IT and Commercial team with a stellar roster of technology clients. The team’s practice covers a broad spread of commercial, data protection, IT and IP work, including all types of commercial contracts, both B2B and B2C; collaboration agreements; e-commerce documents; IP licences; software contracts; advisory work especially regarding GDPR compliance.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a highly professional team, advising and assisting on a wide variety of high quality, commercial and technology projects.

The team is renowned for commercial and technology and is recognised for commercial, data protection and information technology in Legal 500 and Chambers with a Band One Chambers - South listing for information technology

  • The practice undertakes a very wide range of high-quality commercial contract, advisory, IT and digital business related work. 
  • All members of the team advise on technology and commercial contracts including competition, consumer law, data protection, and franchising matters. 
  • We are active in all sectors, including a particular focus on insurance, life sciences, retail, franchising and technology.
  • You can expect to get involved in a huge range of work, with a fantastic client list which includes in-house legal teams, well-known brands, multinationals, FTSE 100 corporates as well as owner managed businesses and entrepreneurs. 

The team (and the wider firm) has a significant focus on international work and much of what we do has a cross border dimension.

All members of the team advise on IT contracts, as well as dedicating a significant proportion of their time to commercial law advice and data protection/cyber security matters. There is a particular sector focus on tech businesses, insurance/financial services and life sciences.

The successful individual can expect to get involved in a fantastic range of work, with an impressive client list that includes well-known brands, multinationals, FTSE 100 corporates as well as owner managed businesses and entrepreneurs. The team (and the wider firm) has a significant focus on international work and much of what they do has a cross border dimension.

The ideal individual will be a strong team player with solid inter-personal skills, good academics and high quality experience – typically with a major City or leading national/regional practice – who have a commercial approach and excellent technical, communication and negotiation skills.

The range of the work undertaken means the team can accommodate a variety of experiences and aspirations: you might be a technology lawyer looking to continue this type of work, a commercial lawyer who wishes to develop specialist legal or sector expertise, or a specialist regulatory lawyer looking to broaden your practice to a wider variety of sectors or work types.

The firm culture is friendly, collegiate and ranks consistently highly within employee engagement surveys.

An attractive financial package with excellent progression prospects on offer.


To apply, please submit your CV via the link below or contact:


Stonor Legal are No.1 for legal recruitment across Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley.   
We offer a highly consultative, pro-active service pioneered following successful careers in the law and legal search industry.


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01844 355 794

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