Title Telecoms, IT, Engineering & Media Lawyers
Salary 60/360K
Location Devon SWUK Natiowide
Job Information

Telecoms, IT, Media and Engineering Business Lawyers
SWUK and Nationwide;
6 Associate Opportunities;
2 Partner Opportunities;


We have four client law firms looking for the above specialist business lawyers with expertise in: Telecoms, IT, Engineering, & Media work as outlined below:

• Commercial contracts;
• Dispute resolution;
• Employee incentives;
• Employment law;
• Fundraising including venture capital and flotation’s;
• IP and licences;
• Joint ventures;
• Mergers and acquisitions;
• Tax (personal and corporate);
• Assisting with corporate acquisitions;
• Advise on Commercial;
• Advise on Corporate;
• Advise on regulatory;
• Negotiating large outsourcing transactions and projects;
• Negotiating smaller commercial arrangements;
• Providing strategic regulatory advice;
• Understanding the regulatory framework;
• Experience of working with government or regulators.


Telecoms work and expertise sought:

• Act and advise regarding patent disputes, whether over “software”, “business method” or more traditional technology patents.
• Drafting telecoms related contracts and licensing agreements.
• Assisting with any disputes that arise from such agreements.
• Act and advise regarding corporate acquisitions.
• Telecommunications work is also an area in which standards proliferate and we are seeking to find lawyers with an understanding of and sensitivity to the intellectual property and competition issues that can arise in this specialist area of business.


IT work and expertise sought:
• Assisting with patent disputes, whether over “software”, “business method” or more traditional technology patents.
• Drafting telecoms related contracts and licensing agreements.
• Assisting with any disputes that arise from such agreements.
• Advising a government body on the provision of its data via cloud services and assisting with drafting and negotiation of the necessary contracts with the technology providers.
• Assisting software providers with contract negotiations. In particular, a number of our clients provide software to banks and other financial services organisations and we are able to leverage our previous experience of dealing with these organisations to more effectively assist our clients.
• Drafting the full range of EULAs, development agreements; support and maintenance agreements; channel partner agreements; and managed services agreements.
• Working on a secondment basis acting as ‘virtual in-house lawyer’ for various software/technology providers.
• Acting for software providers in contract disputes, regarding non-payment of fees and/or early termination, and also in disputes over the ownership of intellectual property.


Engineering work and expertise sought:
• Act and advise engineering firms to enforce their design rights in several products to stop a competitor manufacturing and offering for sale products which infringed client designs.
• Working with an engineering design company to draft and put in place agreements with their manufacturers to ensure that our client’s intellectual property rights in the product designs were sufficiently protected to ensure that the manufacturers could not market the designs themselves or manufacture them other than for our client, together with ensuring that the manufacturer would provide sufficient assurances in relation to quality.
• Act and advise an engineering firm looking to launch a new product on whether it would infringe the intellectual property in a competitor’s product.
• Act and advise for a large scale engineering company engaged in North Sea engineering in defending patent litigation proceedings all the way to the Court of Appeal.
• Act and advise for the owner of innovative plastic cells roofing technology in patent claims brought against building developers.
• A thorough understanding of the issues facing engineering companies throughout their life cycle also experiencing in acting and advising for a range of companies and individuals in adjacent sectors.


Media work and expertise sought:
• Act and advise for film producers in respect of infringement of copyright subsisting in motion picture films.
• Act and advise for charities in dispute with large firms such as a newspaper publisher in relation to unauthorised use of the charities’ material both on-line and in print.
• Draft so-called “360°” agreements for a newly established record company/music publisher.
• Act and advise for founders on the sales of publishing businesses.
• Act and advise directors of media publishing companies regarding private equity transactions.


If you wish to apply for this position, please telephone: 01872 274227;
Speak to Jonny Scott-Slater or Ashley Armstrong LLM;
CV2 – cornishexecutive@aol.com
Confidentiality is assured at all times.