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IP Senior Associate

£70000 - £85000 per annum

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Be at the forefront of this fast-developing L500 IP team, with the platform to manage high-value matters for a wealth of multinational clients and UHNW individuals.

With offices throughout the UK and across the globe, this Top 30 Firm is no amateur when it comes to demonstrating superior practice. Amongst a wealth of awards and accolades, they have also earned L500 recognition in almost every department in the UK - a testament to the commercial astuteness, innovation and sector knowledge that they possess.

Despite their size, this firm accommodates a truly people-focused approach, inclusive of both clients and employees. You can expect to receive plentiful investment, benefitting from the instruments and support to develop your own skills and abilities, whilst being generously recognised for your contributions to the firm.

The client base is reflective of the firm's stature; you will advise a diverse mix of clients from international heavyweights and HNW individuals to start-ups and public sector bodies. This further facilitates a challenging yet interesting and rewarding working lifestyle and a 'no day is the same' environment.

The Role:

  • This is a highly rewarding opportunity for an Intellectual Property Senior Associate to join the firm's L500 IP department in Leeds, with hybrid working in place
  • To align with the firm's amiable ethos, you will be a personable individual, keen to collaborate with Partners and other senior lawyers on a range of intellectual property work
  • You will manage a diverse caseload covering a range of contentious & non-contentious IP matters, including enforcement, exploitation and commercialisation of intellectual property rights; advising on commercial agreements allied to IP; complex IP litigation; advising on IP transactions & contentious matters
  • Due to the global nature of the firm, your client base will be rich with international heavyweights, national businesses, non-profit organisations and UHNW individuals
  • As a Senior Associate, you will also closely mentor junior members of the IP team, and offer constructive training to support their development
  • This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda - the firm are succession planning and keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers, providing you with the platform for future partnership

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An experienced Intellectual Property Solicitor with 6-9 years PQE
  • Strong business development capabilities
  • First-class communication and an entrepreneurial flair


  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Hybrid working - 2/3 day working week split
  • Extensive benefits package

This is a standout opportunity for an Intellectual Property Senior Associate 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.