Senior IP Counsel, Immediate Start, FTSE 100 Consumer Brands Business

Recruiter
Graff Search
Location
London (North), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Apr 2019
Closes
02 May 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time

About Us

A rare opportunity has now arisen for an interim IP counsel to join this international consumer brands business in a key role with responsibility from the outset for an 8 month contract. The highly respected company is known for its premium brands and global presence and is a sought-after employer around the globe. 

The Opportunity

The current opportunity will lead the Global Brand Protection team, as part of the Global Legal Function, reporting to General Counsel Brand Protection, Data Privacy, HR, Global Legal Operations. With 4 direct reports, you will be responsible for a wide range of IP matters, specifically focusing on brand protection and anti-counterfeit matters. The position is part of a well-respected, highly commercial global legal team. 

About you

To be successful in this role, you must have an IP background; experience dealing with brand protection and/or anti-counterfeit matters is key. In-house experience will be highly regarded, although candidates from private practice are also encouraged to apply. Management experience is also advantageous. This is a key role within the legal team and a highly visible role within the business and as a result, you must be able to demonstrate a willingness to take a proactive approach to IP within a global business. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate in a commercial way is key.  

This is an excellent opportunity for an IP lawyer to join a leading consumer business in a business facing role. 

Please apply now or for further information, please contact Jessica Goodman of Graff Search on jessica@graffsearch.co.uk.

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