Technology Associate

JMC Legal
Scotland, Edinburgh
£70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
29 Jan 2023
26 Feb 2023
Jules Grieve
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an ambitious Technology lawyer seeking the finest work at an outstanding Top 50 firm, with unrivalled Partnership opportunities?

This firm has been recognised as the best law firm in the country. They offer excellent pay, exposure to exciting clients and their renowned Technology team is seeking an Associate (4+ PQE) to join their impressive Edinburgh office.

The Firm

A truly standout company in the UK legal landscape, this firm achieves the rare balance of performing the highest quality of work with the best clients, whilst retaining an excellent working culture and work-life balance for its staff.

This innovative Top 50 and multi-award-winning firm has expanded rapidly across the UK in recent years. In part, this is due to their focus and ability to produce results for their prestigious client base. However, it is also due to the significant focus that the management place on hiring the best legal talent, and ensuring staff flourish.

Rarely in firms operating at this level does a culture of approachability and supportiveness permeate from top to bottom. Collaboration is at the heart of the working model, and Partners willingly give up their time to train and mentor more junior team members.

Many of the lawyers have received individual recognition for their expertise, including from the Hot 100 and the Legal 500 Hall of Fame. It is a hotbed for rising stars and the ongoing professional development is a major selling point and one reason why staff stay at the business for such long durations.

Clients range from high net-worth individuals to some of the largest multinational companies operating globally. Staff are exposed to the highest quality work across a range of jurisdictions and are supported to provide an industry-leading service by some of the most highly regarded legal minds in the UK.

If you are an ambitious and motivated professional, who is seeking to work for one of the pre-eminent law firms in the country, this is a truly unparalleled opportunity. You will be able to develop a depth of expertise which could see you ascend to the top of the legal profession in your chosen practice area.

The Role

Working with this Legal 500 Tier 1 ranked Technology team, you will gain exposure to exciting and innovative work with a diverse range of clients, from FTSE100 entities to cutting-edge start-ups.

As a key member of the team, you will gain exposure to the full range of technology, IT and data law issues our clients face. Expect to delve into fintech, software, digital transformation, big data, AI, cloud computing and cyber security to name just a few of the exciting areas covered.

With renowned colleagues, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and client relation skills while helping to cement the company's reputation as a leader in the Technology market.

The successful candidate will be in an enviable position to develop market-leading expertise in Technology and take a significant and exciting step forward in their career.

The Ideal Candidate

    Is an ambitious individual with a minimum of 4 years PQE in Technology or TMTExperience specifically in data protection and technology transactionsAbility to manage complex and varied workload efficiently to the highest standardExcellent verbal/written communicator with first-rate interpersonal skillsLeadership experience and a desire to mentor junior team membersHas a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset

What's on offer

    Working for a Top 50 and 'Best Law Firm of the Year` winning employerAn opportunity to develop a revered reputation in the Technology practiceExposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value workFirst-rate career development opportunitiesExcellent salaryExcellent benefits package and well-being considerations

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to have a general chat about your career and the current legal market.

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