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Job Reference: AS724

Patent Attorney

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Patent Attorney
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Ellie Langley

Job Description

Competitive salary + Benefits

We are currently seeking a Senior Patent Lawyer with a minimum of 4 years PQE, to join our clients' highly regarded Patent team. This role can be based in either our clients' Cambridge or London offices, with the expectation that you will spend time in both.

This position will take a focus on the Life Sciences sector, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape, develop and lead a team that is at the heart of the firm’s innovation and technology practice. This position will therefore offer you the opportunity to manage yourself and shape your role as you grow.

You should have a life sciences background, with significant experience of advising on biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical clients in relation to patents and IP more generally at a strategic level, supporting clients in using their intellectual property to support their commercial aims. Previous experience in patent drafting and prosecution are essential for this role.

The ideal candidate will also be expected to play a strong part in business development, seeking to generate work and nurture client relations, on behalf of the Life Sciences team.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact ellie.langley@erringtonlegal.co.uk

Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience.
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 0121 673 1891

Team Contact: Ellie Langley

Ellie joined Errington Legal in June 2015, having come from a legal background - following completion of a Graduate Diploma in Law, she worked as a paralegal within both private practice and in-house environments. Ellie's experience of the recruitment process from the candidate's point of view helps her to bring an understanding and intuitive approach to her role with Errington Legal. Outside o…


At a difficult time, approaching qualification and looking for an NQ role, Errington Legal made contact with me and made the whole process so much easier and less daunting. Both Eleanor and Ellie were fantastic, helping me to prepare my CV, target the right the firms and provide great advice and assistance heading into the interviews. Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal jobs market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did. I can’t recommend them enough!
Solicitor - Cambridge


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