6 months ago
Legal Works Recruitment Ltd
£75000 - £110000 per annum
, East London
, North London
, West London
PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5, PQE 6-9
Commercial, Intellectual Property, Information Technology
Category: Associate Jobs
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Our client is a well known and recognised brand in the Legal IP sector and they are currently seeking a commercial / IP solicitor (3/4PQE+) to recruit into the TMT Group.
Consistently ranked among the world's top IP firms, this FIRM has taken the lead on many of the cases and deals that have shaped today's IP industry.
Clients range from start-ups to pharmaceutical and IT multi-nationals, who seek advice on protecting and extracting value from their most valuable assets - their inventions and ideas, their name, their reputation, their secrets and their designs.
The TEAM is made up of lawyers whose legal knowledge is backed by powerful technical and industry experience, enabling them to advise on the most complex IP issues.
From turbochargers to telephone systems and from microprocessors to life-saving pharmaceuticals, we understand how to exploit the whole range of IP rights through commercial agreements, litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
The TEAM offers:-
*a close knit and relaxed environment with an emphasis on responsibility and client contact but with the benefit of active partner support and involvement;
*good quality interesting work and flexibility to develop your own niche;
*a sensible work life balance with no billing targets; and
*the possibility of career progression.
*YOU will be at least 3PQE and above;
*YOU will be accustomed to assuming a high level of responsibility on transactions.
*YOU will be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for business development and the wider aspects of the role of an associate, such as knowledge management and, depending on level of seniority, the delegation to and management and mentoring of junior lawyers.
*First rate, substantial legal skills and experience are essential, as is an enthusiasm for getting involved in the technology, brands or media sectors.
*YOU will be ambitious and self-motivated yet able to fit naturally into the distinctively collaborative, mutually supportive and friendly culture.
*YOU will have excellent interpersonal skills as the position will involve client contact and participation in business development activities.
To be successful YOU will be:-
*natural, down-to-earth, confident, at ease with people;
*a good team player, enjoy your work but do not take yourself too seriously;
*articulate in writing and orally;
*able to can analyse complex factual and legal situations with a determination to get to the "bottom of things" and come up with sensible commercial solutions, own the drafting and negotiate the deal; and
*able to develop strong relationships with clients.
This is an exciting opportunity to help grow a Commercial IP practice in a unique firm with a prestigious platform of skills and clients; a firm that is performing well with a clear vision of where it is headed and the type of firm it wishes to be: a firm that is committed to delivering excellent client service and being financially successful.
If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant ANDREW NELSON in respect of this position or other similar vacancies we are instructed on, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence.
Please note our advertisements may use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we would be happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills needed to perform the particular role
In addition, if you know anyone else that is on the market and actively seeking a new role, please note that we offer a referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).
Legal Works Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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