England, London, City of London
£63000 - £69000 per annum + Benefits
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Top rated International law firm are looking to recruit an Intellectual Property Solicitor, NQ-2 yrs PQE, with a degree in chemistry or biochemistry. Working alongside leading Practitioners in a niche team you will undertake all aspects of intellectual property, both contentious and non-contentious, and all industry sectors.  They litigate patents, trade marks, designs, confidential information and licensing and other IP contractual disputes before the Patents Court, High Court and Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC).  They also work with attorneys on a range of patent, design and trade mark matters before the European Patent Office, UK Intellectual Property Office and OHIM and has regularly coordinated international IP litigation where multinational companies are involved or the infringing activities extend beyond the UK.

Within the patent field, they focus on life sciences, advising clients on matters such as freedom to operate, research exemptions, litigation strategies and contractual issues as well as conducting litigation itself.  They also advise clients on transactional and regulatory matters and carry out due diligence exercises on product acquisitions and fund raisings.

This is an excellent opportunity to undertake very high quality and varied work within a growing team with outstanding career opportunities.

For a full job description and confidential discussion about this and other roles please forward your CV to Simon Beresford-Webb.

Beresford Westoby Consulting is a legal recruitment specialist handling private practice and in-house vacancies throughout London, the South and Overseas. We have over two decades of experience and are well known in the market for our professional, friendly, pro-active and enthusiastic approach.

Private Practice: We are instructed by and on the preferred supplier lists of the majority of UK/US law firms as well as a full spectrum of small, medium sized and niche firms, handling vacancies encompassing every legal discipline for Lawyers. Professional Support Lawyers: We have vast expertise in this specialist area recruiting for law firms and information services companies as well as in-house legal departments.

Beresford Westoby Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We aim to respond to all applications within two working days. If we have not contacted you within this time frame your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil this kind of work.