Harper James Solicitors is a growing, ambitious commercial law firm like no other. We are looking to recruit our next senior technology lawyer. We can offer an employed role with the freedom and flexibility of self-employment! You can work from home or one of our nearby offices. Part time, flexible hours available. There is also a Partner role for the right candidate.
We champion growing businesses that are starting up or scaling up, enabling them to access top tier legal advice when they need it most. The Harper James model of remote-working lawyers, clever use of technology coupled with unique subscription plans, enables us to provide cost effective business legal services without compromising on quality.
Our model is disrupting the legal services sector and we have experienced consistent and significant year on year growth since we started six years ago. As a team of just over 60 people, we will support over 1,000 clients this financial year. However, notwithstanding our growth so far, we are more ambitious than ever and intend to double the size of our business within the next three years.
To facilitate and support our ambitious plans, we are looking for a Commercial Technology Solicitor (of at least 10 years PQE) to join our team. In return we promise to provide you with an opportunity that is exciting, fast moving, and professionally rewarding.
You will be joining a dynamic but supportive, commercially focused, and integrated team, working in a relaxed but professional environment.
What does the ideal candidate look like?
This opportunity is suited to lawyers with wide ranging commercial technology, digital media and IT experience from an in-house or private practice background.
If you like working with driven entrepreneurial businesses providing innovative and creative solutions in the field of Software, Hardware, Information Security, Privacy and Cyber, Fintech, AI and Machine Learning, IoT, Business Intelligence, Consumer Tech, Facilities Management, Digital Commerce, Mobile Apps and Gaming, Smart City technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Greentech, Cleantech, Blockchain, Healthcare and Biotech (to name a few) we’re interested in you.
Plain English commercial advice and strong negotiation and drafting skills are a must. As is a good handle on IP and data protection issues in technology contracts to work with our specialist business teams.
You’ll be joining an integrated team of commercially minded, experienced lawyers who are interested in making a change. We are an agile, entrepreneurial and innovative firm, just like the clients you’ll be working for.
What can we offer you?
- A working environment and an opportunity that is radically different to the norm.
- The opportunity for you to evolve your career with a growing company leading innovation in the legal service sector with genuine autonomy and flexibility.
- Quality, technically challenging work with a firm with a refreshing approach to winning and servicing clients and which has innovation at the forefront of everything it does.
- Competitive salary.
- A flexible and remote working environment.
- This is an employed role with paid holiday and pension
Find out more
Please send your CV and covering letter to email@example.com; our process starts with an informal chat.