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Commercial Tech Lawyer

Walker Morris boasts one of the largest commercial and technology teams outside of London and are looking to recruit an experienced Commercial Tech Lawyer.

Our client base covers a wide range of sectors including technology, telecoms, logistics, manufacturing, sports, healthcare, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, food and drink, and retail clients.

You will manage complex, innovative and practical legal and commercial issues, whether as one-off transactions or as part of ongoing business relationships.

What you’ll be doing as a Commercial Tech Lawyer:

  • Managing matters and directly working with clients to deliver great results
  • working with a wider team of partners and associates on major projects
  • drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial and tech contracts
  • You will be provide support and guidance to junior team members.

What we are looking for:

  • An experienced Commercial Tech Lawyer with a minimum for 4 years PQE
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to clearly communicate complex analysis
  • A team player who is excited to join a growing department
  • Ability to work autonomously and also collaborate effectively as part of team
  • Self-motivated with the desire to develop strong relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Sound legal analysis, client management and drafting skills

Why join Walker Morris:

When you’re looking for a job, we know it’s about more than just the role. That’s why we provide the support you need to develop and grow your career. We’ve hybrid and flexible working, so you can make work and life work together for you. Walker Morris is a top 100 commercial law firm where you don’t have to fit a mould, so you can bring your full self to work and our commitment to a meaningful work life balance means you can take your full-self home again too!

We’ve recently launched the new Walker Morris brand, which brings to life what it’s really like to work with and within the firm. What it really comes back to is our purpose, to forge your own path. It means we’re 70% corporate professional law firm but with 30% individual expression – meaning we’re personal, modern and have a drive for innovation.

What we offer:

  • Flexible working – we understand work-life balance is important, we are open to discussing your hybrid working preferences
  • Annual Leave – minimum of 25 days per year, increasing to 31 days with length of service. Also – buy/sell holidays up to 5 days per year
  • Bonus Scheme – our annual bonus scheme recognises outstanding contributions to the firm and our ambitions. All colleagues are eligible subject to meeting the criteria of the scheme.
  • Sabbatical Scheme – accrue up to 2 weeks’ sabbatical over a 2 year period, or 4 weeks’ sabbatical over 3 years
  • Pension – saving for retirement? Let us do the hard work for you. We auto-enrol all eligible colleagues in to a workplace pension and we contribute a minimum of 5% of annual salary
  • Life Assurance – 4x your annual salary in the event of a death in service

At Walker Morris we are working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. We particularly welcome applications from Disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic as well as LGBTQ+ and non-binary candidates. Each individual brings their own unique capabilities, experiences and characteristics to their work, so you don’t have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

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