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G2 Legal Limited

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Intellectual Property Associate


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Job Description:

My client is a forward-thinking Legal 100 firm seeking a junior to mid-level intellectual property associate with 2-5 years' PQE, to join their well-established team in Manchester.

The role will involve working closely with the partners and suit a professional looking for excellent career progression prospects with active involvement in business development.
 
This Manchester-based intellectual property associate role sits within the litigation team and will offer the chance to work in multiple sectors, with a particular focus on fashion and retail. The firm offers the chance for you to strengthen your experience in copyright, trademarks, designs and patents.
  
Duties will include:

- Contentious IP work, but will vary with client demands 
- Arbitration
- Commercial litigation e.g. breach of contract disputes
- Maintaining the confidence of an interesting, demanding and complex client group.
- Maintaining the highest level of organisation and systematic working so that all deadlines are met whilst new work is also absorbed
- Business development and working closely with the partners and becoming a key contact with clients.

Experience required:

- Strong technical and hands-on experience of litigation, with a solid understanding of procedures
- The ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
- Excellent technical knowledge
- Ability to lead small IP projects
- Willingness to support large IP projects
- Experience in business development and a desire to expand this further.

Requirements:

- Excellent academics including a 2:1 or equivalent
- The right to work in the UK
- Experience of IP law within private practice
- Commercially aware
- 2-5 PQE.

Contact Details:

To apply please email your CV to Antony Setford patents.trademarks@g2legal.com or call on 020 7559 6702.