Technology Snr Associate

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Pember

  • Contact email:

    charlottepember@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    CPB1157342_1589451247

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-13

  • Consultant:

    #

Department Overview

Hogan Lovells is one of the leading global law firms. Our distinctive market position is founded on our exceptional breadth of practice, on deep industry knowledge, and on our 'one team' global approach. Formed through the combination of two top international law firms, Hogan Lovells has around 2,500 lawyers on six continents. With a presence in the world's major financial and commercial markets, we are well placed to provide excellent business-oriented advice to our clients locally and internationally. Our people are the key to our success, which is why we seek to recruit and retain the most talented individuals in all regions of our global practice.

The practice advises major clients and emerging companies on their strategic IT projects and supports clients in implementing innovative digital and technology solutions whilst managing legal and regulatory risk. The practice has extensive experience particularly in the FinTech and InsurTech areas and has been heavily involved with leading edge developments.

Representative Experience of our London team

Providing a leading InsurTech company with strategic regulatory advice, including reviewing policies for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation and providing advice on the required changes. We have also advised on the setting up of further insurance entities, including advising on Brexit issues.

Advising the Open Banking Implementation Entity in relation to implementing the core requirements of the Competition and Markets Authority's remedies and then in relation to the extension of the scope to include PSD2 accounts and functionality; document drafting; stakeholder management. Advising OBIE on the structure and implementation of the open banking project in the UK.

Advising the board of TISA on its Re-Registration Project and the creation and implementation of a standard legal framework for the electronic re-registration.

Advising Zurich on a services agreement with Pershing which allowed Sterling ISA Managers (part of Zurich Group) access to a wider range of funds.

Advising Royal London on its outsourcing of insurance administration and IT support services, including transitional arrangements.

Origo Services on drafting a standard legal framework to address the data protection, security and contractual issues surrounding the on-line transfer of data.

Advising Bright Grey, a division of Royal London on the multiple IT systems, services and software contracts needed for the establishment of its new protection business.

Advising Friends Provident on a number of matters including the procurement of its internet based corporate platform and associated services from FNZ.

Advising Mercer on its partnership with three major product providers to launch its Mercer Workplace Savings Solution Advising AXA UK on the procurement of its Elevate platform and associated services, negotiation and drafting of the Heads and subsequent services agreement with FNZ

Responsibilities

Technical Ability

Has a comprehensive working knowledge and experience of IT law. Working knowledge of English contract law and experience of contractual disputes.

Has project and client management responsibility on cases, playing a leading role in ensuring timely delivery to high quality standards.

Shows a good knowledge of legal developments in the field of Technology and is actively engaged in the broader Technology community through attending relevant events Client Focus

Has a track record of developing good working relationships with clients.

Has responsibility for actively managing Technology transactions to ensure profitability, quality and strong client relationships.

Team Work and Interpersonal Skills

Demonstrates an ability to act as a source of advice to others, sharing knowledge and expertise.

Has the ability to manage, develop and lead more junior members of a team.

Ability to work effectively with others.

Firm Mindedness

Understands the industry and market in which the practice and our clients operate and is keen to contribute to the continued growth of a leading arbitration practice.

Understands the responsibility to give back to our communities.

Understands the value of a diverse workforce

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