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Job Reference: ES356

Commercial IP Associate

  • Location: Cambs
  • Position: Commercial IP Associate
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

Job Description

Competitive Salary + Benefits
2-3 PQE

Errington Legal are seeking an experienced candidate to work within our clients highly regarded IP/IT team based in Cambridge. The principal responsibility will be to support the partners and senior lawyers in providing first rate client service on a range of IP and IT matters for key clients of this technology and life sciences firm.

The role:
This role will offer a wide range of complex and dynamic legal work for a range of clients from start-ups to major global brands. Your caseload will be varied and you will have the opportunity to specialise as your career progresses.

Skills and experience:
You will have worked for a recognised City/regional practice with good general experience of commercial and IP/IT work and are likely to have a minimum of 2 years PQE, ideally within the technology and life sciences sector.
You will have had exposure to household name clients and will be comfortable handling a wide ranging caseload and in managing multi-jurisdictional advice. You will be expected to manage your own matters working closely with senior lawyers and you will have regular client contact and appropriate responsibility.

Key competencies:
You must be able to operate at a fast pace in a vibrant environment. You will be academically strong with experience of working on complex matters. You will use your strong communication skills to build effective relationships with existing and new clients and with other teams within the firm. Good drafting skills are also required.

“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

Interviews will be conducted via video calls.

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

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

To apply call us on 01223 803 814

Team Contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

An expert in her field, Eleanor has recruited for the legal industry for over 15 years, she has recruited all levels of qualified staff for private practice clients and in house for large multinationals. She also works on a retained basis for clients that are looking to make strategic hires at senior level. Eleanor is able to offer her clients and candidates guidance from start to finish on each…


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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