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A vacancy has arisen for a Solicitor to join our dynamic Intellectual Property & Information Technology team, based in our Exeter office. This is a full time opportunity working 9 am – 5.15 pm Monday to Friday and we are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.
You will be working as a Solicitor within the IP & IT team. You will be assisting the team with a varied case load of contentious and non-contentious IP & IT law issues for clients across the UK and overseas. Based predominantly in our Exeter office you will be working with colleagues across our offices.
In addition to fee earning work, there will be standard administration expected for a Solicitor and Lexcel compliance.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the country’s leading IP & IT practices.
Are you the right person?
The ideal candidate will be a lawyer with 2-4 years PQE in intellectual property and/or information technology. Consideration will be given to candidates with relevant experience in either one of these disciplines, and
experience of drafting, advice and negotiation on IP or IT contracts is essential. Experience of contentious IP and/or an interest in technology will be an advantage.
You will need to be confident in running your own case load, as well as supervising and assisting others in the team across our offices. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a focus on exceptional client care. You will also be used to working in a busy and highly professional driven environment.
The position would suit someone who is highly organised, accurate, proactive and committed to meeting deadlines while remaining calm under pressure. Excellent all round communication skills, professional telephone manner and attention to detail is essential. You will also have a flexible approach and the ability to work within a team environment.
The successful candidate will require a full UK driving licence as travel between offices and further afield will be required.
What we can offer you:
In return you will be offered a competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday per year, life assurance and private medical insurance schemes. Our employees also benefit from our “Scownership” our unique employee share ownership
If this sounds like you and you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your application by email (quoting your current or last salary) enclosing an up to date CV to apply.
If you do not hear back from us after two weeks please assume on this occasion that unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.
Agencies will be asked to work with us on this role if required. Speculative candidates submitted through agencies we have not instructed will not be considered to be represented by that agency.
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