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IP Associate

£50000 - £60000 per annum

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Are you ready to elevate your IP career? This Legal 500 department offer a unique platform to showcase your IP abilities at a formidable level, with incremental support on your journey towards admirable recognition in the field.

With offices spanning across the North, this Top 200 Firm are widely recognised as a regional legal heavyweight. Adopting an innovative & result-driven approach, they are regularly acknowledged by the Legal 500 and have achieved numerous awards within the region.

The firm have made significant investments throughout 2022, proven by the increase in expenditure on the latest legal tech and strategic appointments made over the last 12 months. Yet, despite this continuous expansion, they have committed to preserving a close-knit, collaborative community by developing a support network amongst different departments.

Here, they strive to invest time in training and developing each lawyer at all levels. Moreover, with fun social and sporting events regularly taking place, they continue to break away from the traditional corporate atmosphere that national firms tend to possess. This is reinforced by hybrid working that allows colleagues to split their week between the office and home, facilitating a truly pleasant work/life balance.

The Role:

  • The Firm are looking for an IP Associate to join their vibrant office in Leeds, with hybrid working in place
  • Earning Legal 500 accreditation, the IP team advise on all aspects of contentious & non-contentious work for well-known clients across the retail, sports, fashion and entertainment sectors
  • As such, you will have a diverse caseload, including licensing & franchising, software & database protection, international trademark litigation and patent litigation
  • As an Associate, you will have the opportunity to manage some of the more complex matters with the support to build up and develop your own client base
  • In return, you can expect to receive plenty of opportunities to further progress within the team towards senior level and beyond

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An experienced IP Solicitor from 3 to 6 years PQE
  • Well-organised and proactive
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid working

This is a standout opportunity for an IP Associate to join the firm's dynamic office in Leeds.

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