Senior Associate - Commercial Solicitor

JMC Legal
England, London, City of London
£80000 - £100000 per annum + Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
28 Jun 2022
20 Jul 2022
Jonathan Kitto
Job Title
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This Top 70 UK law firm based in the City of London is at the top of the commercial and IP sector with a strong presence in technology innovation sectors like fintech, cloud computing and artificial intelligence.

The team is expanding and requires a Commercial Solicitor with 4+ years PQE to join as a Senior Assocaite. This is an exciting opportunity to preogress your career within a top team.

The firm:

Their client base comprises market disrupters operating across the new technologies industry, ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to major international corporations.

Based in the City of London, you will benefit from excellent commuter links as well as a stunning and modern office.
This commercial practice is instructed on some of the most significant and impactful transactional work that is very much on par with City level work.

They have attracted the highest calibre of lawyers due to their location and the quality of work they do, which is bolstered by their links within the local technology industry and affiliations to the most innovative University faculties in the area.

The Role

Opportunity for a Commercial Solicitor 4+ years PQE to progress within a commercial team in London operating at the forefront of the new technologies sector.

You will be joining a team renowned for its expertise in general commercial law and IP-related matters. You will find a wide range of interesting clients, from start-ups to household names.

As a Senior Assocaite you will have responsibility for mentoring junior members of the team and can expect a clear path to partnership.

The role will entail contract drafting and negotiating - with excellent client exposure as you manage your own caseload and projects. The type of agreements you will assist on include: supplier, distribution, IP, IT and technology, software licensing, system integration, website/app development, SaaS and other cloud-related work

The position will involve data protection and privacy work as well advising on and drafting agreements for the protection of exploitation of intellectual property rights, IP licensing contracts, advising on IP provision in commercial agreements and R&D contracts.

Experience in regulatory matters covering e-commerce and consumer regulations/public procurement will be advantageous.

As this is a senior position you will undertake imporatnt business development activites - encouraging you to grow your personal practice as well as the broader department.


  • England & Wales qualified solicitor 4+ years PQE
  • Substantial commercial contracts experience
  • Knowledge of/exposure to the telecommunications and technology industry is advantageous

What's on offer:

  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on PQE
  • 25 days starting holiday
  • Hybrid working options
  • Private medical insurance
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading commercial lawyers
  • Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset

This all makes for a fantastic opening for a Commercial Solicitor 4+ years PQE with an interest in cutting-edge technologies based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.