Associate / Senior Associate (IPT)

Recruiter
DLA Piper
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
09 Apr 2018
Role Classification
Lawyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
2-5yrs PQE, 5+ yrs PQE

THE ROLE

We are looking to expand our Intellectual Property practice in Leeds by recruiting an additional Associate or Senior Associate.

The role will involve a mixed workload of national and international contentious and non-contentious IP matters across the full spectrum of IP rights, and will include litigation and dispute resolution; trade mark strategy, prosecution and portfolio management; IP transactions and licensing; advisory work; and IP aspects of corporate transactions.  The successful candidate will gain direct experience in all aspects of IP work for a high quality client base in diverse sectors. 

We do not set upper or lower limits of PQE for any of our vacancies. We have however given an indicative PQE as an approximate guide for applicants. Candidates who have between 2 to 6 PQE, are likely to have the right level of knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this role, though other outstanding candidates will also be considered.  

The position offers scope for development, specialisation and progression, within a supportive environment. A good academic background is essential, as are excellent skills in communication, client relations, team-working and project management. Applicants will possess a commitment to providing DLA Piper's clients with a rounded and comprehensive range of services to help them conduct their business.

This is a rare opportunity to join a high quality intellectual property team within one of the world's largest and most dynamic firms.

THE FIRM 
  
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.  Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. 
    
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering  practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
     
At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.
  
We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment. 

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