Technology Associate


Looking for an opportunity to cast your net even wider?

We bring new ideas and perspectives to everything we do, without ever compromising the quality of our work. Join us and you'll be surrounded by high quality work and specialist expertise every day, as you make an impact on a national and international scale.

The Firm

Our working environment is professional yet progressive, where quality of work and quality of life go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative approach to how we do business is totally refreshing. It's what attracts some of the best legal minds in the industry and it's why our people love working here.

We are proud to have received an Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation and have recently been voted by our people as a RollOnFriday's ‘Firm of the Year to Work for 2023'.

And did you know our hybrid working model offers flexible working options too?

The Team

Your work will be varied, high quality and complex, supporting our clients in all aspects of IT projects and technology and data law. We have particular strength in the mid-market and differentiate ourselves by offering best in class service with a combination of partner and director-led expertise, strength in depth and value for money. With a varied work load, you can expect to become involved in all or any of the following technology matters:

  • Digital transformation. IT outsourcing projects and telecoms
  • Software and technology licensing
  • Fintech
  • Cloud computing
  • Cyber and data security
  • Data Protection and ePrivacy
  • Big data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • the Internet of Things
  • Smart contracts
  • Digital Media, including virtualisation and digital content

Key clients includes: one of the world's largest suppliers of cloud IT services, technology vendors across a range of sectors, including Energy, Transport and Cybersecurity, and emerging companies and disruptive organisations in the technology sector (including in the Fintech sector), As well as advising technology vendors, we also advise businesses operating in the utilities, transport, financial services, insurance, healthcare and retail sectors, as well as public sector clients, on issues relating to their procurement and licensing of technology, ongoing data protection compliance and on their digital innovation.

Technology Team


  • Building the Culture: You'll deliver service excellence on all client matters and participate in cultural initiatives that underpin life at the firm.
  • Delivering Results: Achieve your personal objectives and be aware of how to focus your contribution to support the firm's overall aims. Plan, control and resource matters effectively, delegating where appropriate and monitor delivery.
  • Growing our People: Actively contribute to the development of those you have responsibility for. Establish your standing as an ‘expert' in your chosen area / sector. Identify and take advantage of opportunities to broaden your technical / client experience.
  • Developing our Business: Deepen your understanding of client needs and expectations, identify opportunities to lead CRM activities, build you own network and cross-refer work where appropriate.

What you'll need

  • Relevant experience working on technology transactions and regulatory data protection matters
  • A strong with team player, with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively
  • Experience of leading others to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Must be a SRA or Law Society of Scotland registered lawyer


Click here for a full overview of our brilliant reward package and find out more about the benefits of a legal career with Burges Salmon, here.

We're committed to finding the right person for this role and we're open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident employer we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process.

Get in touch!

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Victoria Lewton - 0117 307 6942 - for an informal and confidential conversation.

Are you ready to blaze a trail with industry leaders? Make a leap. Make a splash…


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