Intellectual Property Lawyer

Location
England, Essex, Colchester
Salary
£56000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
04 Jun 2019
Closes
02 Jul 2019
Ref
BBBH13925
Contact
Jason Connolly
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Intellectual Property
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Partner

This Top 100 practice has experienced significant organic growth in recent years; with this has come a couple of successful new office openings.

The firm has experienced 40% growth since 2012; this has provided a platform for the firm to build on its commercial focus, they have several specialist areas providing expertise to add real value to their client's matters. They have a much more relaxed culture unlike other firms of similar size; fee earners enjoy more in the way of work-life balance, you will that staff are very heavily invested in. There is a clear career roadmap to be able to clearly see how to progress.

What really stands this firm apart is the culture, to find a practice of this size which still has maintained the culture of a smaller regional practice is impressive. Unlike some of their larger counterparts you will find a lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity, clear thinking and mutual support.

The firm acts across a very broad client base, across a growing and vast number of industry sectors with real specialists in their field, giving them a truly multiservice offering. The firm attracts work from fast-growth and major UK companies, along with UK subsidiaries of overseas-owned corporates, providing them with an intelligent alternative to mainstream City firms.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a new Intellectual Property Solicitor to join the growing and modern, Colchester office.

The IP department is highly ranked in the legal 500 and chambers, it is currently flourishing and has been steadily growing over the last 24 months, with plans to continue to grow in line with increased workflow. It is a vibrant and hard-working team, their achievements over the last 5 years are incredible.

The successful candidate can expect to be working for household brand names and owner managed businesses alike on a wide range of IP/IT and commercial law matters.

The IP aspect of the role will include advising on trademarks, design rights, patents, IP licensing, brand protection strategies and brand portfolio management. From an IT and commercial law perspective, the role will provide exposure to matters including SAAS agreements and software licences and high value and cross border commercial contracts.

Requirements

  • You will be an IP/IT Solicitor with 3-7 years PQE
  • You will have first-class communication and drafting skills
  • Salary is very competitive and negotiable depending on your background, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for an IP/IT Solicitor to join this long-established firm based in the Colchester office.

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

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