Intellectual Property Senior Associate

4 days left

England, London, City of London
£95000 - £130000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
23 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Sarah Beard
Practice area
Intellectual property
Full time
Contract type

Due to incredible growth over the last year, a leading Tier 1 International firm are hiring an Intellectual Property Senior Associate with 4-7 years PQE into their thriving IP disputes team.

This firm have a forward-thinking, innovative and dynamic culture, there is a real entrepreneurial spirit throughout all the offices, which aligns nicely with their continued growth. The firm have excellent internal communications and a strong management team. Partners are very accessible, and this collegiate approach has given them a culture where legal talent is nurtured.

The Firm

Their lawyers & Partners come very highly recommended in Chambers Guides and act across a very broad, high end client base. The firm attracts work from fast-growth and major UK and International clients, along with UK subsidiaries of overseas-owned corporates.

Ranked high up in the Legal 500 across a range of practice areas this full service law firm set the bar with their peers in the City. They are sought after by Associates as a destination to build a career in law thanks to the firms outstanding training and development coupled with ultra high quality work.

The Role

The Intellectual Property Group are looking to bring in a specialist IP Associate to focus on contentious matters. The team are experts when it comes to IP disputes and the type of litigation will include any soft IP disputes related to trade marks, design, copyright and confidential information.

For anyone interested in developing skills in new areas, there is the extra opportunity to assist the Patent disputes team which has been a massive area of growth for the firm in recent years. Important to note the Patent team is separate so for any Associates looking to focus only on Soft IP litigation, this is still the role for you. You will have responsibility for brand management in relation to a small number of portfolios that will include high-level dispute work at the UKIPO and EUIPO, alongside enforcement and advisory work for those clients. There will also be some commercial disputes where there is an IP angle.

This is a standout opportunity to join a leading IP team. You will be supporting and working alongside industry leading senior intellectual property lawyers and Partners. The salary package is competitive, and the career prospects are very realistic.


  • Senior Intellectual Property Associate with 4-7 years PQE
  • Must have Contentious IP experience in a reputable top end private practice environment
  • Undertaken Oxford IP Diploma or has a plan to do so in the future.
  • You will already have experience working in a top tier law firm
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong academics are essential with a minimum 2:1 degree
  • First class communication skills are essential

This an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, driven Associate Solicitor to join one of the best IP departments in London.

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