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Senior Associate - IPTech
We are seeking an ambitious, bright and talented Senior Associate
with four to six years PQE to join a dynamic and motivated Technology
practice in Johannesburg, working on some of the highest quality and
most exciting work the market has to offer.
The role will have the following core focus:
Telecommunications regulatory and licensing advice.
Media regulatory advice and media transactional advice - including
commercial transactions relating to acquisitions and licensing of content
Intellectual property advice - data privacy and protection,
regulatory and transactional
Content liability regulatory advice
Cyber security regulatory advice
Lobbying and commenting on new legislation
FinTech regulatory and transactional advice
AI regulation and emerging and developing technologies
E-commerce, consumer law protection, regulatory and transactional advice
Key Skills and Experience Required
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate all or the
majority of the following:
A qualified lawyer with excellent academic credentials
Experience in the Technology /IP department of a leading firm
First rate technical skills needed to support the client work of
the IP department including M&A experience
Commerciality and demonstrable business development experience
Excellent written communication and drafting skills
Initiative, curiosity and proactivity
Maturity and gravitas
Strong service orientation - a "client first" culture
Ability to develop strong relationships with clients and to take
responsibility for this relationship
High work standards
Outstanding communication skills and the ability to adapt style as required
Ability to work well in both a team and individually
A keenness to learn and creative approach to problem solving
Respects and enjoys the diversity of cultural, social and academic
backgrounds found in the Firm
Why Join Us?
Baker McKenzie is a truly global law firm. Founded in 1949, we advise
many of the world's most dynamic and successful business organisations
through our 13,200 people in 78 offices in 46 countries. Yet big does
not mean impersonal. We work hard to ensure that everyone knows their
role and has the support they need to perform it to the highest
standard. Our culture encourages this - how we work, think and behave
in a collaborative and fulfilling way.
In Johannesburg you will be part of an office with over 100 people.
Originally opened in 2012, Baker McKenzie South Africa is well
established in South Africa as a leading international law firm and is
regularly involved in some of the country's most high-profile legal
matters. We can offer you the work, pride and experience of being part
of a leading law firm but in a local office environment that is
hardworking, yet friendly and supportive.
At Baker McKenzie, we welcome direct applications.
Please click on the Apply button on this advertisement to complete
the application form.
For more information about this position or to discuss any
adjustments you may require during the process please contact in
confidence, Boipelo Soko, Recruitment Manager, at Boipelo.Soko@bakermckenzie.com
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
Please note Baker McKenzie does not accept unsolicited CVs.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Baker McKenzie has a culture of diversity and inclusion in its DNA -
since our beginning, the differences of our people have helped us to
work fluently across borders, cultures and practices. This is
intrinsic to everything we do and underpins Baker McKenzie's vision to
be the global law firm of choice. We understand that organisations
work best when people with different backgrounds and points of view
are brought together. We also know people perform at their best when
they can be themselves at work. Baker McKenzie is committed to serving
our clients with innovative solutions brought about by a diverse
talent pool and an inclusive community.
The Johannesburg office mirrors the wider firm in encouraging the
best people, regardless of race, culture, religion or belief (if any),
gender, gender identity and expression, disability, sexual orientation
or age, to fulfil their professional aspirations with us so as to
create an exciting and diverse legal environment.