Senior Associate (Soft Intellectual Property)

England, London, City of London
£90000 - £145000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
21 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
Sarah Beard
Vacancy Type
Full Time
Practice Areas
Intellectual Property
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

A role with a market leading firm has opened up for a Senior Intellectual Property Associate with at least 5 years PQE. This is a real opportunity for a talented, ambitious lawyer to grow and develop in a smaller but hugely successful IP team.

They are part of a large International well known law firm but with a smaller team there is more opportunity here to make an impact and sit first in line for promotion.

The Firm:

This award-winning business handle complex matters across a vast range of sectors including Aviation, Construction, Corporate, Financial Services, IP, Real Estate, Regulatory, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Energy, Infrastructure and other more specialist areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Social Media Law, Life Sciences and Cross Border work.

The lawyers at this firm boast long careers within the business thanks to the ongoing support they receive as they build their careers and progress up the ladder. On a global scale, new recruits at all levels benefit from an innovative Career Development Programme that will help develop your skills and positively impact your contribution to the firm.

The Role:

This expert IP team specialise in helping clients to create and develop licensing, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other IP right. This role does not include patent work.

This is a well established practice with a fantastic team of lawyers and technology specialists that cover all matters related to IP Licensing & Transactions, Audits and Due Diligence & Valuation.

This role is to be split between Data Protection, IP Advisory on trademarks, copyright etc. and Transactional IP support such as software, licensing and commercial contracts.

Their client base is wide ranging from leisure, luxury goods, fashion, food and other more specialist areas.

The team need an experienced IP Associate with ambition and drive looking to work with high profile clients on complex matters with a go getter attitude.

This is a unique role that is truly what you make it. It comes with a lot of responsibility and room for growth and promotion.


  • Experienced Senior IP Associate with at least 5 years PQE.
  • Experience within a recognised Intellectual property practice handling complex, challenging work.
  • A good understanding of the key principles of IP law.
  • Keen to do business development and able to building lasting relationships with clients, colleagues and support staff.
  • Excellent academics and commercially minded.

You should be ambitious and wanting to progress your career with a top firm.

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