Technology Lawyer
Burges Salmon
Edinburgh, GB
12h ago


Collaborate, Grow & Thrive

At Burges Salmon you'll join a collaborative environment, working closely with your colleagues across departments to achieve shared goals.

We believe in providing a fair, ambitious environment where you'll further your professional development and benefit from a structured path to advancing your career guided by a supportive leadership team.

The team at Burges Salmon LLP provides commercial and regulatory advice in a range of fintech fields, and is active in cutting-edge areas" (Legal 500).

Transport technology & intelligent mobility - "Their industry knowledge is second to none" (Chambers UK).

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Burges Salmon has 2 key office locations.

  • Bristol - 2 minutes' walk from Temple Meads train station. In the heart of Bristol with easy access to some of the best attractions the city has to offer, including the theatre, shopping, restaurants, museums and art galleries.
  • Edinburgh - Atria One. Next door to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre and on the doorstep of everything which vibrant and cosmopolitan Edinburgh has to offer throughout the year.
  • The opportunity

    Your work will be varied, high quality and complex, supporting our clients in all aspects of IT projects and technology and data law.

    We are committed to ensuring our lawyers are trusted with responsibility and involved with a broad range of work to support your further development as a first-class transactional lawyer.

    We have particular strength in the mid-market and differentiate ourselves by offering best in class service with a combination of partner and director-led expertise, strength in depth and value for money.

    We compete at the very top of the legal market in particular sectors including energy, technology, transport and financial services, and regularly represent a number of leading UK and overseas clients on cross-border deals involving multiple jurisdictions.

    With a varied work load, you can expect to become involved in all or any of the following technology matters :

  • Digital transformation and IT outsourcing projects for corporate and public sector clients
  • Software and technology licensing
  • Fintech
  • Cloud computing
  • Cyber and data security
  • Data Protection and ePrivacy
  • Big data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • the Internet of Things
  • Smart contracts
  • Telecoms
  • Digital Media, including virtualisation and digital content
  • Key clients includes : one of the world's largest suppliers of cloud IT services, technology vendors across a range of sectors, including Energy, Transport and Cybersecurity, and emerging companies and disruptive organisations in the technology sector (including in the Fintech sector), as well as advising technology vendors, we also advise businesses operating in the utilities, transport, financial services, insurance, healthcare and retail sectors, as well as public sector clients, on issues relating to their procurement and licensing of technology, ongoing data protection compliance and on their digital innovation.

    The team

    Our multi-disciplinary team of technology lawyers are adept at providing pragmatic advice, client service and legal solutions that meet the technology sector challenges of development and deployment.


    We look for individuals who have developed themselves and their capabilities, coupled with strong commercial and legal potential and relevant experience.

    You will have strong, recent and relevant work experience focused on technology transactions and regulatory data protection matters, with experience of working on large, complex technology licensing, outsourcing projects and data protection / cyber issues for corporate and public sector clients.

    You will be a strong team player, able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively, and demonstrate a willingness to learn and be self-motivated.

    We are committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working patterns.

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