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Managing Associate - IP Disputes

  • £100000 - £130000 per annum
  • City of London, London
  • Permanent

Are you a talented IP Disputes Associate with 3-6 years PQE, looking to join a large, progressive Intellectual Disputes department, as a Managing Associate? Progress your legal career in this Silver Circle law firm, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and a dynamic approach to law.

The Firm:
Headquartered in London, this full-service law firm has rapidly accelerated through the Top 50 ranks in recent years; there are no upper limits when it comes to high-speed expansion and long-term commercial growth plans. Revenue shows a tunnel vision increase of more than 100% since 2010, with two-thirds of its revenue sourced outside the UK. Its international footprints have recently extended into Asia Pacific region with a new Singapore office. The teams are highly experienced in managing cross-jurisdictional transactions, high-value complex disputes and arrangements on behalf of businesses and high net worth individuals - expertise spans across multiple jurisdictions, including Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the US.

The firm is among the top international associations of independent law firms located in the world's financial and commercial centres. The culture thrives on diversity, respect for the individuals, inspiring and empowering individuals to fulfil their potential and the firm's potential.

The Role:
This is a stand out opportunity for an IP Disputes Associate to join this Silver Circle Firm in London.

Within this role you will be advising on a varied range of disputes and related advisory work concerning both patents (including in relation to SPCs, FRAND disputes and freedom to operate) and soft IP (trade-marks, designs, copyright and confidential information).

The team's work also involves advising on some more commercial disputes, to which there will be an IP angle, although the actual claim may be in contract, fraud or tort, such as licensing disputes. As well as a range of general IP advisory work (such as advertising clearance/ASA disputes and related matters) and opposition, revocation and invalidity disputes before the UKIPO and other registries.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified solicitor with 3-6 years of PQE.
  • You will have good organisational skills.
  • Excellent client relationship skills and desire to carry out business development. Utilise client focus initiatives and monitor service levels of client needs.


  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large, high-profile UK and international issues.

This is an excellent opportunity for a IP Disputes Associate with 3-6 years PQE, to join this Silver Circle law firm in London.
Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Alex Rollinson at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Alex Rollinson Headhunter- London City

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