IP Partner - London

  • EMW LLP
  • London, United Kingdom
  • May 18, 2017
Full time Information Technology Non-Contentious Information Technology Contentious Intellectual Property Intellectual Property Litigation Partner

Job Description

EXPERIENCE 8+ years PQE in contentious and/or non-contentious Intellectual Property TEAM Commercial Services Team LOCATION • London • Flexible working hours are encouraged • We will consider full-time / part-time or a varied arrangement to help create the perfect balance BENEFITS • Salary - negotiable • 30 days holiday • BUPA Private Health for you and your family • Other benefits to be discussed THE FIRM IS MADE UP OF 170 people THE TEAM IS MADE UP OF 2 x Principal 2 x Solicitor 1 x Consultant 2 x Trainee Solicitor 2 x Legal Secretary THE OPPORTUNITY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TEAM / PARTNER NEEDED TO JOIN OUR FAMILY We are a top 200 firm with a strong commercial profile, a progressive approach and we are actively pushing to promote our presence within the London market. We are continuing to grow organically and we are steadily increasing our market share whilst maintaining our diverse but enviable client base. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious intellectual property team or an intellectual property partner or senior associate who is looking for a new challenge where they can really make their mark. Entrepreneurial individuals are best suited to this opportunity which involves setting up our firm’s London based intellectual property offering, contentious and/or non-contentious. The role will involve liaison with our existing intellectual property team in Milton Keynes, including on matters of joint marketing initiatives and collaboration on handling workloads where appropriate but the role is primarily ‘green field’ and will require the candidates to generate their own workload. The role will also involve working with the London Corporate, Real Estate and Dispute Resolution principals building up that part of the practice on a cross-discipline basis. The role would be for someone with a track record in business development. You will undoubtedly have a presence and be recognised within the London market. EMW’s existing intellectual property law team is based in Milton Keynes and has 2 principals working in different teams (litigation and commercial contracts). EMW’s intellectual property law workload in Milton Keynes is overwhelmingly contentious and has involved a high proportion of patent litigation.   www.emwllp.com 0345 070 6000 London • Milton Keynes WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE LAW FIRM The firm is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the implementation and maintenance of employment and recruitment practices which will ensure that no potential or current employee or trainee, is treated less favourably on the grounds of age, disability, gender, marital status, race, nationality, colour or any other aspects unrelated to their current and potential skills, aptitudes and abilities. • You will be an intellectual property law team or an intellectual property law partner or senior associate in your current firm and will have a variety of contacts across the London market from which to generate new clients for the overall business. • Commerciality and a pro-active approach are essential requirements for this role as is the willingness to take on a business development role. • We are looking for a proven ta