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3 months ago
Legal Works Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Location: North London, Hertfordshire
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: In House
Experience: PQE 2, PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5
Contact: Andrew Nelson
Sector: Commercial, Intellectual Property
Category: Associate Jobs, Fee Earner Jobs, Lawyer Jobs, Legal Counsel Jobs, Solicitor Jobs
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COUNSEL / IN-HOUSE

Legal Works is delighted to be recruiting a new Legal Counsel acting for this fast growing Commercial Group operating in the perfume & cosmetics sector and based in the Group UK headquarters.

RECRUIT

The GROUP is currently seeking to recruit an IP solicitor / Legal Counsel (2pqe+) to work as a full time Legal Counsel, reporting direct to the Head of Legal.

ROLE

This is a demanding and varied role and ideally YOU will need to have very strong commercial instincts with intellectual property experience coupled with an attention to detail and rigorous legal understanding.

YOU

You will

c2-5PQE;
Have an ability to manage competing pressures well and with good humour.
A friendly approach and keen interest in helping the business to optimum success.
French/Spanish/German languages would be an advantage.
Have excellent organisational skills including the ability to deal with conflicting demands in order to meet deadlines, prioritise heavy workload, and have a willingness to work flexibly.
An abundance of common sense and able to maintain a positive and professional attitude.
Must be able to work on own initiative, but also be able to be a team player.
A "can do" attitude.
Business and commercially aware.
An ability to give clear, concise legal advice whilst having regard to the practical and commercial needs of the business.
Strong drafting skills.

When successful YOU will be expected to:-

*Maintaining a large international trade mark portfolio and other IP rights
*Undertaking clearance searches for potential new trade marks
*Reviewing third party trade mark applications for problematic applications.
*Opposing (with trade mark agents retained externally) problematic third party trade mark applications
*Defending (with trade mark agents retained externally) against third party oppositions filed against our trade marks
*IP protection, mostly involving trade mark filings and registering designs
*Managing litigation concerning the IP portfolio
*Clearing new tag lines and other advertising concepts


This is an outstanding opportunity dealing and work in a challenging commercial sector in a company with a very bright future, where you will be able to grow with the Group both personally and legally. All this in a friendly and close knit team with an inclusive / collegiate working environment and ethos, eschewing office politics and encouraging a true work / home balance.

Please call or contact us in order to find out more.

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant ANDREW NELSON in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence.

WORKS FOR YOU - LEGAL WORKS

Legal Works Recruitment

Legal Counsel - Legal Advisor - Commercial - corporate - IP - in-house - Hertfordshire


Legal Works Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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