Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • MANCHESTER, GB

Description

Fieldfisher is one of the fastest growing firms in the UK at the moment. Our top-ranked Technology, Outsourcing & Privacy Group has an excellent opportunity based in our growing Manchester office 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 some of the most prestigious clients in the UK and across the world, providing class-leading expertise in technology, outsourcing and privacy advice.


Responsibilities

Based in our Manchester office, you will be a member of our international Technology, Outsourcing & Privacy team providing support to some very exciting regional, national and international clients.


The role includes:

Assisting with:

IT contracts (IT procurement, managed and cloud services, software & systems development, systems integration, software licensing & maintenance)

Outsourcing contracts (IT, BPO, FM etc.)

Complex technology schedules as part of wider deals

Working closely with colleagues across our international Technology, Outsourcing & Privacy team

Supporting on privacy compliance work where required

A high degree of direct client contact on a day-to-day basis

Full participation in marketing and practice development initiatives

Working with team leaders and colleagues who are committed to your long-term development, through regular feedback loops, tailored training, self-learning, suggested reading across a range of areas


Key Skills & Experience

Qualified lawyer with proven experience in Technology & Outsourcing

Strong academics

Sound working knowledge of contract and commercial law

Previous experience of public sector work would be an advantage

Good understanding of IP would be helpful (especially copyright, database rights and software patents)

Good understanding of privacy would be helpful

Strong interpersonal skills

Willingness to work as part of a wider team, with a desire to build strong internal and client relationships and the drive to help develop a rapidly growing practice

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.