Commercial and Technology Lawyer

Macquarie Group

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Are you an experienced Commercial and Technology Lawyer who is looking to thrive in a dynamic and highly collaborative environment?

Our Commercial Legal team provides legal guidance on complex and high-value technology deals – from core infrastructure and cloud contracts servicing the whole Group to business-specific deals involving technology integration and business applications.

Using your exceptional attention to detail and strong negotiation skills, this role will see you reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a range of commercial contracts with a strong focus on technology, telecommunications, regulatory and outsourcing matters.

Additionally, you will support a diverse portfolio consisting of procurement, human resources, property and brand and marketing matters for multiple EMEA jurisdictions. You will be risk management focused, participate in risk review processes and may be required to update precedents and policies.

We would expect you to be an experienced Commercial and Technology Lawyer, admitted to practice in the United Kingdom, with at least five (5) years’ PQE gained in an IT/TMT team in a law firm and/or as an in-house Commercial and Technology Lawyer.

You will add value with your experience in commercial and technology matters ideally within the financial services industry, however, relevant experience in other industry sectors will be considered.

You will be used to working with a variety of internal stakeholders of all levels and leveraging your problem-solving skills with a commercial approach. You will have excellent drafting and communication skills, and the ability to work independently coupled with a ‘can do’ attitude.

You will be a team player with the desire to provide quality client service to a diverse range of internal clients on a range of local and global projects.

You will have an innovative mindset and be open to change, as Commercial Legal is always trying to think of ways to improve the way we work including through automation and the use of other technologies.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly commercial lawyer who is looking for diverse work in a high-performing and collegiate global team with excellent long-term opportunities for career development.

If this sounds like you and you would like to become part of our team, please apply today.

The Commercial Legal team is part of Macquarie’s Legal and Governance Group which provides the full range of legal and corporate governance services, including strategic legal and governance advice and risk assessment on corporate transactions, treasury and funding, insurance, regulatory enquiries and litigation.

About Legal and Governance

In our Legal and Governance Group you will be part of a global, dynamic and independent group of lawyers, governance professionals and technical specialists that protect and represent the interests of Macquarie, our businesses and our people. Our teams are at the forefront of Macquarie, undertaking cutting edge legal and governance work to support business outcomes.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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