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Job Reference: AS254

IP Senior Associate (Contentious)

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: IP Senior Associate (Contentious)
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Sean Dodsworth

Job Description

Competitive Salary + Benefits
5 - 10 YRS PQE 

Errington Legal are recruiting for a senior contentious IP lawyer with patent litigation experience to join a leading Cambridge based team with a global client base, offering a fantastic quality of work and clear progression opportunities, working with a highly regarding team with international recognition .

The role will cover a wide range of complex and dynamic legal work for businesses from start-ups to major global names. You will enjoy an interesting and varied caseload, and will have the opportunity to specialise. You will be expected to advise on contentious matters such as IP disputes, including patent litigation and IP licensing as well as drafting, review and negotiation of complex IP contractual arrangements, as well as M&A advisory work.

The successful candidate  will be a senior level contentious commercial IP solicitor with a broad, and ideally international, client exposure and a clear background in patent litigation.

“Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did”. Solicitor, Cambridge 

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Sean Dodsworth at Errington Legal Recruitment - sean.dodsworth@erringtonlegal.co.uk
Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies. As specialists we are able to offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area, excellent market knowledge, and support throughout every stage of the process (all applications are confidential).

To apply call us on 01223 803813

Team Contact: Sean Dodsworth

Sean is a Law Graduate who joined Errington Legal in December 2016, with 4 years’ experience recruiting senior Professional Services roles across Cambridge and East Anglia. Sean’s approach to recruitment is relationship driven and he has a particular interest in the legal sector, having briefly worked in Law himself. Sean’s approach offers a strategic, career-driven approach for his candidates…


The level of service which I received from Eleanor was consistently excellent. She took the time to fully understand my situation and to identify the options that would be most suitable for me. She has an excellent knowledge of the legal market in East Anglia and is highly astute. I have no hesitation in recommending Eleanor.
Paul - Corporate Solicitor , Cambridge


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