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Associate - Patent Litigation

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, London, City of London
£100000 - £140000 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Intellectual Property

Job Details

Are you a talented Patent Litigator with 1-7 years PQE, looking to join a large, progressive Intellectual Property team? Progress your legal career in this Top 20 international law firm, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and a dynamic approach to law.

The Firm:
This global law firm has a clear idea of how they want to work, which is driven by tech innovation and geographical cohesion to deliver client wins. They are currently working with 50 of the Fortune Top 100 companies, with 75% of clients having a long-standing relationship of over 5 years with the firm.

This firm has created a niche in becoming the go-to international legal firm for companies being changed by technology and the digital world. Whether traditional businesses leveraging cutting-edge technology or start-ups changing the status quo, this firm has positioned itself geographically and with its expertise to perfectly service the frontier of technology and other modern sectors.

The firm offers client and office secondment opportunities, taking advantage of its strong presence in places like Asia, the Middle East, and mainland Europe. Clients benefit from its truly international approach with around 90% of its major clients working with multiple offices seamlessly across jurisdictions.

The unique offerings of this firm are the quality of training, the complexity of work and partner approachability. There's not a stuffy corporate culture and they want to maintain a friendly and down-to-earth working environment for their lawyers.

The firm organises itself around its clients, with its lawyers typically arranged in groups that focus on key industries and sectors. This structure drives the firm to develop and maintain high-level expertise in practice areas and geographic regions which serve the needs of its client base.

The business has been swift to adapt to the "new normal" and offers flexible and hybrid working to all of its lawyers.

The Role:
This is a great opportunity for a Patent Litigator with 1-7 years PQE to join this Top 20 International Law Firm.

The team is consistently ranked in the top tier. They advise on IP protection, enforcement, strategic management, valuation, and monetisation of brand portfolios.

Within this role you will;

  • Advise on the full range of IPRs, with a particular focus on patent litigation in the life sciences sector.
  • Apply your experience to provide a first-class litigation service to the firms clients.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • You will have 1-7 years PQE.
  • You will have good organisational skills.
  • You will have enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.


  • Leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture.
  • Exposure to large, high-profile international corporate matters.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Patent Litigator with 1-7 years, to join this Top 20 law firm in London.
Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Alex Rollinson at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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