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Intellectual Property Partner

£65000 - £95000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role


Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Nationally recognised as leaders in the field of designs and copyright, this boutique commercial firm are looking to bolster their Intellectual Property department with commercially astute and driven individuals to join their entrepreneurial outfit.

The Firm

This niche and boutique Legal 500 firm houses leading individuals in their respective fields where they are highly considered across the North West Region.

This firm provides a range of commercial Legal Services across the SME and owner-Managed businesses across Manufacturing, Science & Engineering, IT and retail. They service a range of clients and have been praised for their Entrepreneurial Business approach that has allowed them to have a great reputation amongst forward-thinking start-ups.

The Partners work synonymously and collaboratively together to really drive the practice forward by combining their critical legal expertise with commercial nous and strategic thinking. They pride themselves on being entrepreneurial, dedicated and versatile.

With many testimonials to their name and numerous staff awards, this is a firm that offer a rewarding culture which has kept them ranked amongst practices 3 times their size. Many of their employees have trained and gained experience in the major national and city firms, which gives you a flavour of the quality of work they do. They may be small in size but they are certainly powerful in impact.

The Role

The firm is looking for an entrepreneurial Intellectual Property Partner to join their vibrant central Manchester office.

You will work closely with the other Partners 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.

You will work on a range of matters to include; copyright, patent or design infringements, technology transfer agreements, protection of designs, licensing deals, joint ventures, trademarks/brands and character merchandising.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning are keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.


  • You will be an Intellectual Property 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
  • An entrepreneurial flair
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous


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

This is an exciting opportunity for an Intellectual Property Partner to join this flourishing, legal 500 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.