Corporate & IP Lawyer - In-House

England, London
£70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
21 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Neel Mehta
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

Legal jobs London, in-house legal jobs, IP legal jobs London, corporate legal jobs London

Your new company
A leading listed international construction and architecture organisation in the heart of London, with 5,000 in the UK. This industry leading and award-winning brand works on hugely prestigious national and international projects, with exposure across a wide variety of sectors. The organisation has a great reputation in terms of looking after its people, and is looking to grow its Digital offering to the market. The legal function is sizeable, with an excellent reputation and roughly 11 lawyers in London.

Your new role
A mid level corporate and intellectual property role, reporting to General Counsel. You will work on corporate work including divestment and M&A matters, and also advise on important intellectual property matters, including copyright/trademark infringement, IP licensing and technology agreements. You will understand and relay the effects of new technologies within the construction sector, and negotiate related contracts including SaaS and licensing agreements. Additionally you will advise on data sharing matters, and focus on the company's desire to optimise its digital business.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a mid level lawyer with strong training, excellent academics and ideally a mixture of practice and in-house experience. You will have excellent intellectual property expertise, with the ability to also effectively advise on corporate matters. Experience in a digital, e-commerce or professional services environment will be highly valued. You will possess excellent communication skills and the ability to train and advise the business on the impact of new technologies in the construction sector.

What you'll get in return
The chance to develop your career within the highly respected legal team of a truly world-class international construction organisation. You will experience the gravitas of a listed company environment and tangibly share in the success of the organisation. You will receive a generous benefits package and be exposed to high quality work that will be sure to enhance your career.

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