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Intellectual Property Lawyer

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£45000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Closing date
12 Oct 2021
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Job Details

This opportunity is with an internationally recognised Intellectual Property Boutique.

They are a highly regarded specialist practice who have grown significantly since inception onboarding leading Lawyers from Top 20 UK to Top 200 UK and boutique backgrounds.

The calibre of Lawyers in this practice has naturally led to high profile and house hold name brands seek out their services throughout the UK and Internationally. They can also offer the opportunity to join these exciting brands on secondments, giving you a flavour of what it is like to work inhouse.

The Firm

The firm are a true powerhouse across all areas of Intellectual Property, they are a "one stop shop" who can adapt to the needs of their clients offering a bespoke service. Everything from Commercial IP, Design, Copyright, Trademarks, IP Litigation and Brand Enforcement are supplied by this firm, usually backed by an industry heavyweight Partner or internationally recognised Lawyer - the quality of service they provide is how they are continuing to attract exciting clients.

The firm are headed by respected individuals in the sector; despite being leaders, they are also very personable and have all stepped away from more traditional firms to offer something fresh and different in their approach.

Although they have grown significantly, and are always adapting to the market, their culture and core values have remained. This means they can compete with much larger international firms and be recognised as a leader without the "corporate red tape" that was previously holding them back and can sometimes be associated with being part of a traditional Top 100 UK practice.

The Role

This L500 Ranked firm are now seeking an Intellectual Property Lawyer to join their team in Cambridge.

This role is all about offering a client focused approach to Brand Protection! Their team work across a wider range of areas with a few who have followed their passion and specialised in one area.

They are offering a varied role, whilst there is flexibility to shape the role around the individual playing to key strengths, the firm expect it to be split 75% IP Litigation, 25% Non-Contentious elements. This type of work would include:

  • Brand Protection
  • Trademarks
  • Designs
  • Copyright
  • and database right

You will be liaising with international counterparts and inhouse Legal teams with established brands across some exciting and rapidly expanding sectors.

With regards to progression, there is nothing holding you back for being a leader in this team, the firm's structure can facilitate a lot more flexibility around progression than a traditional firm's model.

They are incredibly transparent about requirements needed to be met to achieve your internal growth within the firm.

The leaders firm are not "overly protective" with their clients and you will be given autonomy to work alongside them on certain projects, meanwhile establishing your own presence and own caseload.

You will play an active role in business development and networking; having an established firm with a reputation like theirs backing you, making your own connections and own client base will come much easier than what can be achieved at other firms.


  • You will an Intellectual Property Solicitor/ IP Litigation Lawyer with 2PQE +
  • (There is no upper limit in PQE)
  • You can be from a more general litigation background with elements of IP, looking to specialise
  • Or from a mixed IP Role, looking or a more IP Litigation focused role
  • You will be ambitious, commercially minded and dynamic
  • You will be a team player
  • You will be able to handle a broad range of work with a good level of autonomy

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary is competitive, negotiable and dependent on your level of experience
  • Excellent benefits package
  • You will deal with high quality work, working alongside a highly-regarded team

This is a first-class opportunity for an IP Lawyer/ Intellectual Property Solicitor (2PQE+) to join a leading, boutique.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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