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Intellectual Property Partner

BBBH29042
£80000 - £130000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

You will be surrounded by industry leaders and have exposure to a brilliant client pool of household names in this top 100 firm. After doubling in size over recent years, this entrepreneurial and forward-thinking firm are looking to further strengthen their award-winning practice.

The Firm

This Top 100 firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality work across Manchester and the North West. They are a multi-service practice, with HNW flavour throughout their departments. The firm punches well above their weight and their main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms, they deal on par with some of the country's most well-known law firms.

They are ranked highly in the Legal 500, and in the last five years they have nearly doubled in size, this is due to a dynamic team, some strategic key hires, and an influx of work, which covers both domestic and international matters, standing at over 90 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities.

The firm is very entrepreneurial and is ahead of the curve on the changing legal landscape; they have invested in artificial intelligence, using state of the art software allowing staff to save days of work. This firm is the only SME sized law firm using it, other big international names have used it for several years. It is this approach and strong leadership why they remain to be highly profitable.

They are multi officed, notably in Manchester and London. They have won many awards and accolades and this is paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

The Role

The firm is seeking to recruit an Intellectual Property Partner to join the firms growing department based in the Manchester office.

The IP department is highly ranked in the legal 500 and chambers, it is currently flourishing and has been steadily growing over the last 24 months, with plans to continue to grow in line with increased workflow. It is a vibrant and hard-working team, their achievements over the last 5 years are incredible.

The successful candidate can expect to be working for household brand names and owner managed businesses alike on a wide range of IP and commercial law matters.

The IP aspect of the role will include advising on trademarks, design rights, patents, IP licensing, brand protection strategies and brand portfolio management.

You work with the other partners to drive the department forwards. They support their clients out of their national offices.

Requirements

  • You will be an IP Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous

Renumeration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for an Intellectual Property Partner to join this entrepreneurial Top 100 ranked firm based in the centre of Manchester.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.