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Salary: Competitive

Sports Specialist Law Firm Commercial Senior Associate (4-6PQE) London A Sports sector focussed independent law firm in London is recruiting for a Commercial Solicitor to join their team in London. The team are ranked for Sports in both Legal 500 and Chambers, and consists of over 30 fee-earners who are able to advise on the most complex and important work in sports for a roaster of high profile domestic and international clients. They act on many of the highest value and most complicated commercial deals in sports for a strong client base including sports tech and data companies, prominent brands, and rights holders. The team are now seeking to recruit a mid to senior-level commercial associate to join their team. You will be advising on a range of commercial matters, as well as having the opportunity to work on a range of regulatory matters in sport. Your work will include advising on: Sponsorship, merchandising and licencing arrangements for both rights holders and brands. The intersection between technology and sport (including for high growth technology providers, sports data and analytics providers, and institutional customer / rights holder clients) Establishing new sports competitions (domestically and internationally) and the contractual relationships between different stakeholders in sport. This role would suit an ambitious lawyer, ideally 4 - 6 years PQE, looking to join a growing and exciting firm. The ideal candidate will have: Solid commercial experience gained from either a leading City practice or in-house. Experience advising on technology supply/procurement, media rights, or data protection law will be an advantage, but is not essential. Experience in sports law. Exceptional communicator, with strong client facing skills. Excellent academics. Please apply as directed or confidentially contact Aidan McAvinue at Search Legal for more information. Alternatively, if this role is not for you, I am working a variety of other commercial opportunities with ranked teams in the City London so would be interested to talk to any commercial lawyer. Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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