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Advanced Delivery Team Lawyer (Technology & Innovation) - Edinburgh

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Ref: 5027 Date Posted: Monday 30 Mar 2020
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Advanced Delivery Team Lawyer (Technology & Innovation specialist)

Edinburgh

£41000 - £46000

This leading international law firm is looking to recruit a junior (newly qualified up to 2 years PQE) lawyer to support the Advanced Delivery Team (ADT) in Edinburgh to sell and deliver technology-led legal services to their financial services and infrastructure clients, including banks, insurers, funds, asset managers and construction and energy clients. This is an exciting new role which offers the opportunity to develop new skills in a cutting edge area of legal services whilst working across UK offices in a multi-disciplinary team. 

There are 3 key elements to this role which focus on Technology, Transactions and Client Relationships. The successful candidate will use their knowledge and experience within the Financial Services or Infrastructure sectors to contribute to the creation, development, piloting and implementation of technology-led solutions for the firm's clients. They will also provide support in the preparation of bids / proposals for technology-led solutions, and the development of client relationships relating to technology-led services. This will involve working with client relationship and sector teams as well as direct interaction with existing clients.

The team is looking for a Solicitor who has gained experience working for another large commercial law firm, experience in banking, financial services or construction/infrastructure would be an advantage but by no means essential. Previous experience of working with, or a keen interest in, legal technology and innovation would also benefit your application. Strong communication and influencing skills are essential as pitching and presenting to clients and internal stakeholders, as well as business development responsibilities, will be an important part of this role. No prior experience of legal technology, or any specialist technology skills, are required. Full training will be provided on all aspects of technology. Enthusiasm is more valuable than experience!

On offer, is a market leading salary and benefits package which includes bonus, private health care, life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. 

The firm offers a first-class training and career development programme and is a market leader in communications and sourcing. This training will assist you to develop as a specialist with valuable sector knowledge and the ability to deliver "best of breed" services. The firm has also won numerous awards was named Law Firm of the Year 2018 by The Lawyer, and is ranked No 1 on the UK Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2019 and named Stonewall’s Top Global Employers 2019.

If this sounds like the role for you, please contact Jill Cowan on 07931 811 330 or apply with your CV online.

jill@lusona.co.uk