THIS ROLE IS ONLY OPEN TO U.K. QUALIFIED SOLICITORS
Join a prestigious international, Top 100 Law Firm that has set themselves apart from the competition. This is well demonstrated by the innovative, cutting edge and forward-thinking way in which they deliver legal services. They were an extremely early adopter of technology and have used AI to streamline their processes. They continue to achieve year on year organic growth. They continue to receive an abundance of industry and employer awards every year.
This is a leading international firm with a reputation for success and exceptional client service. They foster a warm, inclusive and high performing environment in which there is ample room for short- and long-term growth.
The firm offers responsibility from day one, giving you a perfect opportunity to showcase your talents and gain recognition.
This firm is seeking a Transactional IP/Data privacy lawyer to join their office in Birmingham.
You will be expected to cover a broad range of sectors and services including but not limited to Intellectual Property, Financial Services, Higher Education and Retail, Technology, Science and Industry, Artificial Intelligence and Risk Advisory Services.
The work includes managing clients’ intellectual property, advising clients on freedom to operate, and optimising their returns and investment. It also includes advising on potential collaborations with third parties and on the IP aspects of the sale or purchase of businesses.
Your work will be on the non-contentious side of IP and possible examples include advising companies on contractual obligations, advising Universities on their licensing of innovative developments, advising firms on the processing of personal data, and advising insurance companies on data privacy issues in relation to the collection of customer health data.
You will work closely with the other Lawyers within the Intellectual Property department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team. This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda.
Have at least 6 years’ previous experience in Intellectual Property and be ready to take on a leading role. The firm has expressed that this role is also open to Associates who are looking to make the move to a Senior Associate and are willing to work for it!
Be able to demonstrate a strong track record within your previous experience.
Have excellent academics, achieving a minimum 2:1 at Undergraduate level.
You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
Be commercially astute, technically strong, and intellectually curious.
Have exceptional teamwork and communication skills as you will be expected to supervise junior lawyers in your team as well as with Partners across the UK.