IP Lawyer

Posted on 17th June 2020
Type Contract
Specialism Finance, Financial Services, Intellectual Property
Location London
Deadline 31st August 2020

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced IP transactional lawyer (e.g., 12+ years post-qualified experience preferred, although other candidates with the right combination of personal qualities and experience will be considered) with significant privacy law experience to join our EMEAI Legal Department (spread across London, Cape Town and Mumbai) covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  This position will be based out of London.


Scope of Responsibility


  • Support our Sales team with the drafting and negotiation of their contracts across all 4 of our product lines
  • Support and manage our global privacy program from a legal perspective
  • Support special projects, as required
  • Develop policies and procedures to make internal processes more efficient
  • Provide ad hoc commercial legal support 


Specific Knowledge/Skills


  • US or UK qualification is preferable, but other jurisdictions will be considered
  • IP transactional experience (such as technology and/or content licensing) is a must (including drafting and negotiating various and different types of license agreements)
  • Some law firm experience and/or some in-house experience is required (preferably both)
  • Experience in the financial services industry is helpful
  • A strong academic record is a must
  • Strong drafting and negotiating skills are a must
  • Strong organizational and time management skills are a must
  • Must pay very careful attention to detail
  • Must be a self-starter – someone who will take initiative and learn new responsibilities independently
  • Must be able to work independently as well as with global legal team and global clients
  • French language skills are helpful.


Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.

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