Commercial and IP Lawyer - London

  • Lewis Silkin
  • London, United Kingdom
  • May 15, 2017
Contract Commercial Data Protection Intellectual Property

Job Description

Term: Contract Department: Lewissilkinhouse Location: London The firm

Lewis Silkin is a UK top-100 commercial law firm with offices in London, Oxford, Cardiff and Hong Kong. The firm is recognised by clients and industries alike as being distinct: for its deep understanding, insight and advice to creative, innovative and brand-focused businesses; for its market-leading international practice in employment, immigration and reward; and for delivering pragmatic, commercial advice in a refreshingly human way. The firm has 62 partners and more than 300 staff.

The department

Lewissilkinhouse is Lewis Silkin’s flexible resourcing service which provides clients with temporary lawyers to cover for absence, busy periods or assist with projects. It was established in 2013 and is one of the first law firms providing an offering of this kind.

Lewissilkinhouse lawyers usually work exclusively at clients’ premises.  Placements are generally full time but part time placements do also arise from time to time.  Placements are largely based in Central London but can be based elsewhere including Greater London and the M4 corridor.

Additional information

The role would suit a commercial and IP lawyer with excellent academics, strong interpersonal skills, high level private practice and in house experience and a broad range of the following experience:

  • Technology, including software licensing, systems integration, website/app development, SaaS and other cloud related work, e-commerce;

  • Data, including exploitation of data, data protection and privacy and understanding implications of GDPR;

  • Commercial agreements, including outsourcing, franchising, supplier agreements, software and technology agreements;

  • Intellectual property advisory and commercial agreements such as sponsorship, publishing, media, advertising; and

  • Regulatory advice including consumer and advertising.

IT skills required:

  • Competency in MS Office suite.

Educational and professional qualifications required:

  • Qualified UK lawyer with a current UK practising certificate.


No agencies please.

Lewis Silkin is an equal opportunities employer.