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Cyber & Tech Disputes Lawyer

Our client, an international firm, is seeking to recruit two specialist cyber and technology disputes lawyers, one associate and one senior associate, with experience of cyber insurance, at the 2-4 years PQE and 7 years PQE plus levels respectively, to join the market-leading international Cyber and TMT Disputes practice in London.

The firm has one of the leading and most established cyber teams in UK. It sits within the wider Technology, Media & Telecoms practice, which is highly regarded globally, with a team across a network of offices nationwide and internationally.

The team focuses on cyber, contractual technology disputes and data privacy litigation and has acted on some of the most significant litigation in this area to date.

The cyber practice supports clients to manage a full range of cyber matters, including pre-breach services, such as cyber simulations; full incident response management; regulatory investigations and litigation arising out of cyber incidents. The team is consistently praised by both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for its strengths in this area, having been involved in some of the most significant cases to affect this area in recent years.

The contractual technology disputes practice has handled some of the most complex technology disputes in this jurisdiction. The practice handles disputes relating to IT implementation projects, software licensing, outsourcing agreements and general commercial issues within the IT industry.

Key responsibilities will include pre-breach, breach, regulatory, cyber/privacy litigation, technology litigation and business development.

The successful candidate will have strong academics and a strong Litigation background. They will also be a team player who can work with different teams and lawyers across the firm. The successful candidate must be a self-starter who enjoys business development.

The matters on which the team works are often large and high profile, involving significant factual, technical and legal complexity. The successful candidate will demonstrate an appetite for getting involved and strong organisational skills.

Previous hands-on experience of advising on cyber matters, including in the cyber insurance market, is a key requirement.    

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