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IP Legal Director

£85000 - £105000 per annum

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this Top 30 Firm and be at the forefront of their fast-developing IP team, with the platform to manage high-value transactions for a wealth of multinational clients & heavyweight corporates.

This Top 30 Firm have established an exceptional reputation amongst clients and peers for their forward-thinking, people-focused approach across all 30 international locations. In particular, they have earned L500 Top Tier recognition in the vast majority of their world-class capabilities within the UK, reinforcing their status as a national heavyweight.

What sets this firm apart in the market is their innovative, agile approach to legal services. With outstanding sector specialists in each department, combined with advanced legal tech, clients receive a balance of traditional and alternative solutions to their needs - making for a quality and efficient experience.

But quality and efficiency does not end there. Their unique investment in employees, nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels, has led to a high retention rate and a fast-increasing number of home-grown partners across the offices. Here, you will receive significant support from respected Partners and the platform to develop yourself to an extremely high level.

The Role:

  • This is a standout opportunity for an IP Legal Director to join the firm's offices in Leeds, with hybrid working in place
  • The leading IP department boast a significant presence across Europe, advising a broad range of heavyweight corporates such as Warner Bros. & Netflix on high-value intellectual property matters
  • As such, you will manage a complex caseload with a particular focus on non-contentious 'soft' IP matters, including trademarks, design rights, & copyright
  • As a Legal Director, you will also play a leading role in the development of the department, providing support to the junior members of the team & getting involved in further business development
  • In return, you can expect to receive generous investment from the firm to progress on a clear route to partnership

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A well-established Intellectual Property Solicitor with a minimum of 7 years PQE
  • Strong business development capabilities
  • First-class communication and an entrepreneurial flair


  • Highly competitive salary & benefits package
  • Flexible working

This is an enriching opportunity for an IP Legal Director to join the firm's vibrant office in Leeds.

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