Technology and Outsourcing Lawyer (no agencies)

Term: Permanent
Department: Technology & Outsourcing
Location: London
The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services and energy & natural resources.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and Shanghai teams. Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains through to pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and government departments.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

We have more than 400 lawyers spread over nine locations, all providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, UK and US - Silicon Valley.

The Team

Fieldfisher's top-ranked Technology and Outsourcing Group has an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor looking to further develop their career amongst one of the largest teams of lawyers in the field.

We have a friendly office culture and a collaborative team who regularly support the world's biggest organisations, Central Government and some of Europe's most exciting growth companies providing class-leading expertise in technology, outsourcing and privacy advice. Lawyers are expected to have a high degree of autonomy and responsibility over their work and we are able to offer flexible working arrangements.

The current client base is wide ranging and includes household names such as Accenture, UK Government, Google, Pearson and the BBC.

Responsibilities

We are looking for a top quality IT lawyer with solid transactional outsourcing experience to join one of the fastest growing and highly regarded practices in the City. The work will be varied and include the following:

  • IT contracts (outsourcing agreements, IT procurement, managed services, software & systems development, systems integration, software licensing,)
  • Framework Agreements
  • Advising on complex technology schedules
  • High degree of direct client contact on a day-to-day basis
  • Full participation in marketing and practice development initiatives
Key Skills & Experience
  • Good experience in IT work gained in a City firm;
  • Proven track record in the areas of work listed above;
  • Sound working knowledge of contract and commercial law;
  • Previous experience of public sector work would be an advantage
  • Flexibility with regard to client secondment opportunities
  • Strong academics

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role