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Intellectual Property Partner

Employer
JMC Legal
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Jan 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest growing IP teams in the country. You will not only drive the Birmingham team forward, but also the firm's entire national IP practice. The existing Partners are of high calibre and are highly recognised in the Intellectual Property world.

The Firm

This top 50 law firm brings ingenuity, enterprise and focus to the complex and detail-oriented matters they undertake for their impressive list of clients. Their client range is vast and encompasses a multitude of sectors with an exciting level of domestic and international work.

Client focus is at the core of everything they do. That's why they are dedicated to the importance of the work they do for their clients at every step of the transactional or litigious process. Their integrated teams combine practical advice and an immense level of market insight. Their expert team take a collaborative approach determine their clients core needs so they can assist with providing legal advice at the highest level.

The firm's robust practices and commercially driven approach have ensured exponential growth in recent years, enabling a firm footprint within the UK's legal services sector.

The Role

The firm is seeking to recruit an Intellectual Property Partner to join the firms growing department based in the firms Birmingham office. This is a key strategic hire for the firm and the successful candidate will not only drive forward the Birmingham team, but will work very closely with a leading Partner to further increase their national presence.

The IP team is already highly ranked in the legal 500 and Chambers, it is currently flourishing and has been steadily growing over the last 24 months, with plans to continue to grow in line with increased workflow. It is a vibrant and hard-working team, their achievements over the last 5 years are incredible.

The successful candidate can expect to be working for household brand names and owner managed businesses alike on a wide range of IP and commercial law matters. The IP aspect of the role will include advising on trademarks, design rights, patents, IP licensing, brand protection strategies and brand portfolio management. The work is mixed between contentious and non-contentious and the role is very much geared towards the preference of the successful candidate.

Requirements

  • You will be an Intellectual Property Partner with at least 7 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regards to experience)
  • You will have technical knowledge
  • Experience of managing a team is of advantage
  • Excellent communication skills are essential
  • Salary is very competitive, and above market rate, you will also receive an industry leading benefits package


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