Commercial Law, min 4 yrs PQE, Birmingham

  • Shoosmiths
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Oct 20, 2017
Full time Commercial Data Protection Information Technology Non-Contentious Intellectual Property Outsourcing

Job Description

PQE: 4 years + Term: Permanent Working hours: Full-time (9am-5.30pm Monday to Friday) Team: Commercial Group Location: Birmingham The firm

Shoosmiths - UK Law Firm of the Year Winner at the Legal Week British Legal Awards 2015.

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

The team

Our National Commercial Group is going from strength to strength and we have exciting plans for accelerated growth over the next five years.

Our bold and ambitious plan is to be recognised as the pre-eminent Commercial Practice in the UK within the next 5 years.

We’re already well on that journey, currently having an excellent team of over 70 lawyers focused on six key service lines:

  • Technology, Media & Telecoms
  • Intellectual Property
  • Financial Services
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Privacy & Data
  • Capital Projects & Infrastructure

We are ranked in the top tier of Legal 500 for most of our practice areas, although our intention is to have top rankings across the board.

The role

Shoosmiths' technology practice pulls together a national team of experts who advise both customers and suppliers on a broad range of technology solutions including outsourcing, procurement; software development and cloud services.  In line with our strategic ambition to develop and grow our national footprint an exciting new role has arisen in our Birmingham office.

Skills and qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished IT lawyer form a recognised practice with demonstrable expertise in outsourcing, commercial IT contracts and data protection.