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Senior Associate - Commercial & IP

£90000 - £110000 per annum Negotiable Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


This Top 70 law firm provides a chance to join one of the best and biggest names in the legal industry in London, with some of the best quality work outside of the silver/magic circle running through the departments.

The firm is seeking a senior solicitor with experience in IP, Commercial, Data Protection to join its Tier 3 ranked team based in the City of London.

This is an excellent opportunity to consolidate your career, with quality work within a highly reputable team.

The Firm

This City firm is ranked highly in the Top 100. They now have a team of over 400, and as well as being ranked highly in the Legal 500 across most areas that they practice in, many lawyers are ranked as leaders in their field. Unlike other City firms, this practice value work-life balance.

They are a people orientated business and offer a friendly, dynamic, progressive, and supportive team dynamic. With their continued growth, there are no glass ceilings regarding progression with lots of opportunity across the department. Many of the firm's Partners are home grown and have risen the ranks internally. They are a multi-service firm and are continuously evolving and boast an excellent blend of commerciality and creativity.

You will find modern and supportive IT systems in place alongside a flexible approach to hybrid working, as this practice has been quick to adapt to the new post-Covid world.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial & IP Solicitor to join this prestigious and successful law firm at the Senior Associate level.

This could suit an associate looking for a step up to senior associate, or a senior associate looking for a clear path of progression.

The Commercial & IP team is at the heart of this firm's offering, making up one of the largest departments supporting clients such as entrepreneurs, creative individuals, SMEs and multi-nationals on intellectual property, commercial, and data protection issues.

The position is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Associate to join the team.

The team are highly collegiate and really enjoy working together. You'll be part of a team headed by 3 entrepreneurial Partners, all of whom are recommended individuals in the WTR1000. The team has grown hugely in recent years and fully intend to keep doing so.

Whilst candidates with experience across IP, commercial and data protection are welcome, this firm would also be keen to consider commercial lawyers with experience in either IP or data protection.


  • You will be an England & Wales qualified Solicitor 5 years PQE, ideally able to demonstrate experience of drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts;
  • Non-contentious and contentious IP (drafting agreements for the exploitation of IP, resolving disputes at pre-action stages and assisting litigators on IP aspects of cases); and/or
  • Experience advising on data protection matters including UK GDPR compliance for clients based in the UK and abroad and drafting data protection agreements and policies.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary is very competitive with an industry leading benefits package
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Income and life insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Generous pension with free access to advice from the pensions team

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial & IP Solicitor at Senior Associate level to join this Top 70, household Legal name, based in the heart of the City.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to contact Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.