Intellectual Property Solicitor - NQ

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
09 Feb 2021
Ref
BBBH25561
Contact
Lucy Burt
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level

The Intellectual Property department have been at the forefront of some of the most innovative matters acting for major household names on a daily basis. This role offers you an exceptional variety given the breadth of IP work the firm deals with, which is going to springboard your career and keep it very interesting day to day.

The Firm

This top 100 ranked firm is one of the most Nationally recognised choices outside London and has a client base to rival most City firms. They have invested heavily in their office and infrastructure, and the result is a modern firm with tremendous views of the city in the centre of Manchester

The firm has created an enjoyable atmosphere for its staff and has that translate into positive experiences for its clients. They are a people orientated business, have a reputation for nurturing talent and a feel that you would normally only associate with much smaller or regional firms whilst dealing with the highest levels of work in the area.

The culture within the firm is of utmost importance to them, and they seriously look after their employees. This collegiate atmosphere and excellent reputation make it incredibly desirable for people looking to establish a rewarding career.

On top of which, they are industry leading lawyers at the top of their game, so you will be putting yourself in an environment of success.

The Role

This Legal 500 firm is looking to hire a newly qualified Intellectual Property Solicitor into their thriving Manchester office.

You will join a team who are rated as a leading practice in the Legal 500 and Chambers. The team are members of both the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) and the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA).

The department have expertise covering all areas of contentious and non-contentious IP, with a dedicated trade mark and design right filing and prosecution practice, so you will be surrounded by industry leaders.

The department act for a variety of clients from owner managed businesses to some of the biggest brand and household names.

The role is fast paced and the workload will provide you will a wide spectrum of matters, making everyday different. You will assist fee earners with IP litigation and anti-counterfeiting work, trade mark filing and prosecution work and clearance searches. You will also touch on some IT matters to include issues relating to GDPR, drafting and analysing software licenses.

Due to increased workloads and expansion of the department, this role comes with unrivalled prospects for progression.

Requirements

  • You will be a newly qualified Solicitor with a minimum of a 6-month seat in intellectual property (or previous experience as a paralegal)
  • You will have a strong work ethic
  • You will be a team player with excellent attention to detail
  • You have a keenness to be involved with business development activities
  • You will show initiative, drive and have excellent communication skills.

Remuneration

  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package and a lucrative bonus structure

This is an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified Intellectual Property Solicitor, to join this dynamic, growing and forward-thinking practice based in Manchester.

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

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