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Head of IP, Europe, Partner, US Firm to £1.7m

Edwards Gibson
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
to £1.7m
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Intellectual Property, Litigation/Dispute Resolution
7+ Years, Partner

Job Details

This full-service US firm in London has a long-standing commitment to IP and has a leading team of lawyers in the US. The firm represents a number of global multinationals across a range of sectors and the London office, has benefitted from access to and referrals from these clients. The firm covers the full remit of IP, the lawyers have won awards and are listed in the leading directories for IP, with almost 30 lawyers listed in WTR1000. The firm understands IP and has a flexible fee structure.


This is a first-time appointment in the London office and the firm is looking to recruit an IP litigation partner or team to develop an IP disputes practice. The litigation practice has experienced huge success and is now one of the largest teams in the London office. There is a team of close to 50 lawyers in London and the partners attract work from around the globe and benefit from the global network.


A cultural fit is very important; the London office is quite informal, non-hierarchical, and collaborative.  In terms of global hierarchy, the wider firm does have an ‘intimate’ management team which is heavily invested in London.  



Apply online or contact SLOANE POULTON at or +44 07967 603 402 to find out more about this or similar opportunities.


Edwards Gibson acts as an employment agency for permanent roles.


Based in the City of London, Edwards Gibson is a dedicated Legal Recruitment Consultancy specialising in private practice and in-house qualified lawyer moves. At Edwards Gibson we pride ourselves on the depth and clarity of information we provide and have an unrivalled knowledge of the markets in which we work. Whether you are looking for an early career opportunity or a strategic senior level move, our team of ex-lawyers and vastly experienced legal recruitment consultants are ideally placed to help you.

Our Private Practice team recruits qualified lawyers across all disciplines and practices into the leading UK, US and international law firms. With the market in a constant state of flux, our unrivalled understanding of the market allows us to identify a range of options best suited to your skills and experience.

Edwards Gibson takes instructions on a select number of in-house commercial legal positions in both Banking & Finance and Commerce & Industry. Our consultants have been responsible for placing lawyers at some of the largest and most prestigious institutions in the world, from entry level roles to Global Group General Counsel positions.

Informed Connections

We don’t just tell you what opportunities there are in the market - we arm you with all the information you’ll need about the evolution of a firm (or practice area) together with its future prospects and expectations, to enable you to make a truly informed choice about your next move. We speak to partners and key decision makers on a daily basis to gain a true insight and knowledge of their current needs and on-going strategies.

We offer some of the most comprehensive guidance around on salaries, as well as an unparalleled insight into past, current and future market trends - to help you decide when the best time may be to consider moving to another law firm.

At Edwards Gibson we recognise that every lawyer is an individual and that motivations for moving vary greatly from one person to the next. Whether it be lifestyle, money, prospects or just personal preference, our team gets right to the heart of the matter by asking the how, when, where and why questions.

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020 7153 4903
71-73 Carter Lane

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