Commercial/IT Lawyer

Commercial/IT Lawyer

Job Title: Commercial/IT Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: AU$10000 - AU$160000 per annum + work/life balance + progression
Reference: 19125_1616998049
Contact Name: Marianna Tuccia
Contact Email: Marianna.Tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Job Published: March 29, 2021 17:07

Job Description

Commercial/IT Lawyer

The Firm & The Role

Our client is a well-known commercial law firm. Their commercial/IT media team is expanding and due to new clients and new matters, the partner of the team is looking to recruit an experienced corporate/commercial lawyer with experience in IT and telecommunications law as well as experience in privacy, digital privacy and cyber security.

The firm and this team acts for ASX-listed companies, start-ups, SMEs as well as government agencies.

This role will see you:

* Advising privacy, data protection and cyber security
* Advising telecommunication companies regarding regulatory compliance
* M&A transactional for clients in the TMT industries
* E-commerce and off-shore outsourcing
* Licensing & joint venture agreements
* IT transactions
* Assisting clients with regulatory investigations and regulatory enforcements
* Tender and procurement agreements
* Advising on competition and trade practices issues
* General commercial and corporate advice to clients in the IT, telecommunications and media industries

This role will see you having partner access but you will also have autonomy and high levels of client responsibility. You will be working on cutting edge transactions and there is opportunity for you to go on client secondments.

Skills & Experience

* at least 3 years pae in the area of commercial law with a focus on IT, TMT, privacy, trade practices/competition
* drafting, advisory and negotiation skills
* communication and interpersonal skills
* ability to think outside the square
* client management skills
* Ability to work in a committed and high performing team
* Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
* Energy, drive and enthusiasm

Benefits & Culture

Our client has a supportive and collaborative culture and is committed to the development of all its lawyers. As this is a small and close knit team, progression can be fast tracked and progression is based on merit and not longevity.

On offer is a competitive salary as well as benefits such as flexible working arrangements, the ability to salary sacrifice and purchase extra annual leave. There is also assistance with post graduate studies, payment of professional memberships.


For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB
Ref No: MT19125
Email: marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: 0422 671 673

Please send your CV in Microsoft Word format. Applications close 29 April 2021. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.