Commercial Contracts Lawyer

Reports to: Partner and Head of Corporate and Commercial

This exceptional opportunity working directly with lead partner Richard Marke, will cover a broad range of commercial law; in particular the technology sector.

Richard leads the firm’s commercial practice and chairs the Bates Wells International Board. His particular sector focus is technology, however, he also has many years’ experience advising on the licensing and acquisition of all forms of intellectual property and advising organisations on consumer law issues in the financial services sector and beyond.

We encourage all our lawyers to pursue their personal interests through their practice, develop management skills through supervising junior fee earners, contribute to business development and work cross-departmentally through our wide range of exceptionally strong sector groups.

Lawyers are provided with career development support, for example encouragement to co-manage client relationships with partners, support the development of recently qualified lawyers and be involved in the development of the department’s strategy.

Our permeable team structure ensures a supportive environment coupled with the opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across the department.

Specific tasks may change over time, so we’ll need you to be adaptable and flexible as we continue to meet our clients’ needs.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and covering letter, addressed to Francesca Evans, to [email protected] (Ref HR604) and include details on your current package – base salary, bonus/commission arrangements and your benefits package. Applications will not be processed without the above information.

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