Intellectual Property / Technology KDL

Location:  London, England
Salary:  £Market



A major global law firm.





An IPT Knowledge Development Lawyer is sought to join the global Tech & Sourcing team, recognised by the legal directories as one of the pre-eminent practices in the world.


This is a permanent full time role and is part of the firm's commitment to quality, training, and knowledge development.


The role will involve working with the Tech & Sourcing partners, the Head of Knowledge for IPT and  firm's Marketing and Business Development function.


You will identify issues affecting the firm’s clients in this sector and be involved in producing forward thinking thought leadership and client alerts.


You will also be responsible for, inter alia, updating and disseminating legal, regulatory, and commercial developments, analysing the impact of significant developments and how they will affect the practice’s clients.


Able to capture and promote the sharing of Knowledge and expertise from the team’s lawyers, you will support the existing training programme (internally and for clients), which will include preparing and updating training materials, delivery of some training sessions, and supporting fee earners to deliver training.





A lawyer with excellent academics, strong contracts law knowledge and several years’ experience practising as an IT lawyer, ideally in an international setting, you will have experience in regulatory compliance for technology contracts and be passionate about new technology.


Your interests will likely be in AI; digital evolution; Internet of Things; fintech and payments; the future of sourcing and re-platforming/enterprise cloud.


With excellent interpersonal skills you will have ability to connect, influence and collaborate at all levels in a multi-cultural environment across multiple geographies.


You may be currently working in a PSL or Knowledge Development role or in practice as a fee earner and be looking to transition into the Knowledge Management arena.




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