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Solicitor - IP/IT (Life Sciences)

Errington Legal
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB) with hybrid working
Market Rate + Benefits
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

Job Details

Do you want to be part of a growing team working with clients at the cutting edge of scientific research?

Associate – IP/IT Life Sciences – Cambridge with hybrid working on offer


A top ranked and award-winning international law firm


  • Based in the Cambridge office and involves working with clients in a variety of sectors, but with a focus on the life sciences and publishing sectors.
  • Provide business-oriented advice, and act for SMEs, larger PLCs, multi-national enterprises as well as start-ups, research institutes, charities and spin outs.
  • Draft and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements, and provide a full range of IP and commercial and regulatory advice to clients based locally, and further afield in the wider UK sector and internationally, including in the US.
  • Engage in business development activities.
  • Excellent training and career development is on offer within a collegiate environment.


  • 3+ PQE solicitor
  • The team sometimes acts as an external resource for over-flow of in-house work. In-house experience can therefore be helpful but it not a requirement.
  • Will thrive on close client contact and will relish the exposure to quality client contact right from the start.
  • Excellent academics combined with proven experience in intellectual property and commercial work, is required, and an interest in Life Sciences is desirable. ​​​​​​​

Benefits Include:

  • Life Cover
  • Critical Illness
  • Permanent Heath insurance
  • 25 days holiday increasing over time
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Agile working
  • A number of optional benefits

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Amy Lee at Errington Legal Recruitment.

​​​​​​​We are an equal opportunities recruiter, committed to ensuring an inclusive and supportive recruitment process. We embrace and promote diversity as we understand the importance and value of this both for us and our clients.


Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies in Cambridge, East Anglia and London. As specialists we are able to offer our candidates and clients a bespoke and proactive level of service during a recruitment campaign.
Our candidates are highly valued and respected by Errington Legal. We know how important a career move is to any individual, and we understand that we need to be there to suggest and advise, not pressure or push.


As a result of our extensive contacts and relationships we can offer you access to the finest legal firms in the area.

With our salary and market knowledge, we are in a good position to offer realistic advice on salary levels and also make sure that the candidate gets a competitive deal.

We offer feedback and support during and after the interview process.

Our relationships are always fully confidential and honest. No information on any individual is ever passed on to third parties without prior consent.
Errington Legal is committed to offering our clients a higher level of service as we have excellent market knowledge and access to the best calibre of candidates in the local area. We are able to identify the most talented and suitable candidates that will better support growing, forward thinking law firms and companies. 

Company info
01223 803814
Nine Hills Road
United Kingdom

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