A leading US law firm are looking for an IT/IP/Data Protection PSL in London
Your new company
A leading US international law firm are looking for a Professional Support Lawyer to join their Intellectual Property and Technology team in London. The UK team is made up of over 30 lawyers across 4 offices and acts for a broad range of small and medium-sized entities as well as large UK and international companies, doing business both within and outside the UK. The Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) career path is a great opportunity for lawyers looking to step away from full-time fee-earning, whilst remaining at the cutting edge of the legal profession.
Your new role
The successful candidate needs to be an experienced lawyer, dedicated to providing a number of key services, to all fee-earner colleagues within the IP&T Practice Group, with some interaction with clients and professional bodies. You will be involved with colleagues at all levels, with a focus on the UK offices. The team acts for clients across a variety of industry sectors including financial services, advertising, and media, IT, telecoms and recruitment, and advises on all aspects of IP&T law ranging from commercial contracts, IT, IP and data protection advice.
What you'll need to succeed
This is a varied role where you will utilise your in-depth legal knowledge to promote and instill technical excellence. You will take the lead providing a vital service within key areas including training, research, and knowhow. As this is a highly technical and ever-evolving area of law, you will be responsible for managing databases, updating precedents and knowledge management systems. You will build your external network within the industry, ensuring the firm are at the forefront of all legal and legislative developments that may affect their clients. The role will also involve working closely with the firm's BD and marketing teams, to provide a value added service to existing and prospective clients through a range of training and knowledge sharing initiatives.
What you'll get in return
The firm offers a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon its core values; they are approachable, responsive, trustworthy and straightforward. They pride themselves on high quality client instructions, are committed to investing in the learning and development of their lawyers and support staff at all levels, and encourage their lawyers to build relationships and take part in business development opportunities.
What you need to do now
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