Commercial IP Associate

Cambs, United Kingdom | Permanent, full-time
Ref: ES356 (5 months ago)
Competitive Salary + Benefits
2-3 PQE

Errington Legal are seeking an experienced candidate to work within our clients highly regarded IP/IT team based in Cambridge. The principal responsibility will be to support the partners and senior lawyers in providing first rate client service on a range of IP and IT matters for key clients of this technology and life sciences firm.

The role:
This role will offer a wide range of complex and dynamic legal work for a range of clients from start-ups to major global brands. Your caseload will be varied and you will have the opportunity to specialise as your career progresses.

Skills and experience:
You will have worked for a recognised City/regional practice with good general experience of commercial and IP/IT work and are likely to have a minimum of 2 years PQE, ideally within the technology and life sciences sector.
You will have had exposure to household name clients and will be comfortable handling a wide ranging caseload and in managing multi-jurisdictional advice. You will be expected to manage your own matters working closely with senior lawyers and you will have regular client contact and appropriate responsibility.

Key competencies:
You must be able to operate at a fast pace in a vibrant environment. You will be academically strong with experience of working on complex matters. You will use your strong communication skills to build effective relationships with existing and new clients and with other teams within the firm. Good drafting skills are also required.

Interviews will be conducted via video calls.

“Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did”. Solicitor, Cambridge

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact eleanor@erringtonlegal.co.uk


Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience.
Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies. As specialists we are able to offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area, excellent market knowledge, and support throughout every stage of the process (all applications are confidential).

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