TMT Disputes Lawyer (5 Years PQE ): This dedicated TMT disputes team are looking to add to their growing team. You will be part of a highly ranked Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners TMT group which operates both nationally and internationally. With substantial growth in high profile cyber, data protection and privacy disputes you will be part of an exciting period at this Top 25 law firm.
This firm are headquartered in London with over 10 offices across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. With a large international presence, this firm has forged close ties across Asia-Pacific, Singapore and the PRC. The diverse mix of expertise and culture has resulted in a number of strong departments, in particular, Commercial, TMT, Litigation & Arbitration, Corporate, Finance, Employment, Marine and International trade and Real Estate.
With a wide range of listed and Private Companies, Institutions and Individuals, you will find the overriding ethos of the firm is quality; however, they pride themselves on their individuality, teamwork, commitment and straight-talking approach. Technology and Innovation plays a key part within this firm, but importantly the people are integral to this firm's growth. They have attracted and secured some of the best legal talents over the past 5 years from other Top 50 firms and US practices. As well as this they have one of the highest internal promotion structures with many of the Partners coming through their own ranks. Investing in Technology and their people have allowed them to win multiple Chambers and Legal 500 awards as well as Employment, Diversity and Culture awards.
A key benefit of joining this Top 25 practice is you will be exposed to a large amount of international work. With over 25% of their staff based outside the UK you will receive plenty of opportunities overseas, in particular, a large amount of their associates benefits from International Secondments. In an ever-changing and growing market, this firm has the brand not only domestically but internationally to really drive your career forward.
This is an exciting opportunity for an TMT Disputes Lawyer (5 Years PQE ) to join this Top 25 law firms City of London office and be part of a wider award-winning TMT group.
The firm has one of the leading and most established TMT practices in the UK. The team operates across office nationally and international with a substantial practice that provides commercial, advisory and contentious services. The group provides a full range of advice and guidance, including relation to outsourcing, e-business, IT Product and service contracts.
The dedicated TMT disputes team works with suppliers and customers in relation to the establishment, management and resolution of TMT projects in both the private and public sector. The team is highly ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. The team has seen substantial growth in high profile cyber, data protection and privacy disputes and expect further growth in the future.
You will be:
Working on large IT and outsourcing contract dispute resolution and dispute avoidance including but limited to:
Advising clients on rights and liabilities in respect of distressed projectsCompliance with dispute resolution provisionsAdvising and facilitating remedial measures and appropriate dispute preparation activitiesAdvising and facilitating commercial negotiations to fix distressed projects and avoid substantive disputes
Acting on substantive disputes in relation to IT and Outsourcing projects (whether in arbitration, litigation or other forms of ADR) including:
Termination disputesDisputes about scope and delay to projectsExit and transition disputesProcurement disputes
Supporting the transactional aspect of the TMT group including advice about dispute and delivery risk
Developing close working relationships as part of an cross-departmental international team.
Assisting with business development activities in order to win new clients as well as securing new work from existing clients.
Experience of working in a top tier law firm handling large disputes
You will be a TMT Disputes Lawyer with at least 5 years PQE (There is no upper limit for the level of PQE and more senior candidates will be taken into account for a senior position)You will be currently working within a City or International practice or boutique firm.Excellent drafting and communication skills.Worked in a respectable TMT or Data Privacy group.Actively engage in networking and development opportunitiesYou will receive a competitive salary and along with an excellent remuneration package in this Top City firm.
This is a stand out position for a TMT Disputes Associate to join this Top 20 practice in their City of London Headquartered office.
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