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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 the well-established team in Manchester.

The role will involve working closely with the partners and would 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 which 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
- the ability to lead small IP projects
- the 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 years' PQE

Contact Details:

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