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Associate - Commercial Tech Solicitor

BBBH37313
£65000 - £75000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role

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Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

This Top 150-ranked law firm is expanding its successful commercial team. With a strong presence in technology innovation sectors like fintech, cloud computing and artificial intelligence - this is a true pioneer in the industry.

The team requires a Commercial Solicitor 1-3 years PQE to join at the Associate level. You will sit within the Commercial and Technology team in the City of London, working on Brand Protection matters such as trademark protection.

The firm:

Their client base comprises market disrupters operating across the new technologies industry, from entrepreneurial start-ups to major international corporations. This commercial law firm is instructed on some of the most significant and impactful transactional work that is very much on par with City level work.

They have attracted the highest calibre of lawyers due to their location and work quality, bolstered by their links within the local technology industry and affiliations to the most innovative University faculties.

You will find a positive work culture where work-life balance is respected. As well as modern hybrid working options you will also benefit from the support of senior lawyers and Partners who are highly recognised in the Legal 500 and Chambers.

With mentoring from some of the top solicitors in the field and access to the finest quality work, you will benefit from impressive career progression.

The role:

This highly ranked Legal 500 and Top 150 UK law firm is seeking an Associate 1-3 PQE to join the Commercial and Technology team.

Ideally, you will have gained experience in advising on trademark protection in a number of settings. From small businesses at a local level to large corporations operating at the international level.

An interest and experience in brand protection matters will be highly advantageous. You will work independently on your own caseload (with appropriate supervision) with the opportunity to mentor more junior members of the team as you progress.

This role will come with business development responsibilities to drive the growth of your own practice as well as the wider team.

You should be experienced in working on matters such as:

- helping clients to develop filing strategies at local and international levels
- conducting and coordinating clearance searches
- handling registry objections
- advising on trademark oppositions and infringement issues, and drafting and negotiating basic trademark licences and associated documents.

This firm can offer significant career progression prospects to an individual who wants to make a real impact on the success and growth of the department

Requirements:

  • Solicitor 1-3 PQE with experience relating to the above duties
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ambition to help drive the department forward and become a key member of the team

What's on offer:

  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE
  • An exceptional benefits package
  • Pioneering flexible working policy
  • Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading commercial lawyers


All of this makes for an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor 1-3 PQE, with an interest in cutting-edge technology and businesses, based in London (hybrid working available).

Please apply for immediate consideration or contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.