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Job Reference: AS470

Senior Patent Attorney

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Senior 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 privileged position 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 exected to play a strong part in business development, involving yourself in development and marketing opportunities, looking 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
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…


Errington Legal are on-point and are fully engaged with wider legal recruitment market, yet also take time to fully understand Birketts' culture and our individual requirements in order to support our growth. Eleanor and the team are always aiming to provide a first class service to us and also their candidates, and will advise and work very hard on all parties’ behalf. The calibre of introductions made by Errington Legal are for us, the strongest in the East Anglia market. They always make themselves available to have a friendly, informal chat and would not hesitate to recommend them to new clients or those looking for a new position.
Recruitment Officer - Cambridge


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