Life Sciences, Patent Litigation Associate

IDEX Consulting
May 25, 2024
Jun 17, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

Launch your career in a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment! We are a highly respected European law firm, renowned for our award–winning intellectual property practice, seeking a talented Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate to join our thriving London team.

The Opportunity
Are you a science enthusiast with a keen legal mind? Do you crave the challenge of complex patent litigation? This role offers a unique opportunity to work on cutting–edge matters at the forefront of the life sciences sector. You will gain invaluable experience working alongside leading practitioners on all stages of the litigation process, from pre–action strategy to trial and appeal.

What You'll Do
Craft and file key legal documents like claim forms, particulars of claim, and defences.
Conduct in–depth legal research and prepare insightful memoranda on intricate legal and scientific issues.
Collaborate with partners and senior associates to develop winning case strategies and prepare for litigation.
Manage electronic discovery and disclosure processes efficiently.
Actively participate in client meetings, absorbing instructions and ensuring clear communication.
Establish strong relationships with expert witnesses, leveraging their knowledge for the case.
As experience grows, contribute to court hearings and potentially participate in trial proceedings.

Who You Are

A qualified solicitor or patent attorney in the UK (or eligible to qualify soon).
0–5 years PQE with a demonstrated passion for life sciences patent litigation.
Possess a strong academic background in a scientific field or a closely related discipline.
Communicate flawlessly, both in writing and verbally, with exceptional legal drafting skills.
Thrive in a collaborative environment while demonstrating the ability to work independently.
A master of organisation with a meticulous eye for detail.
A self–motivated individual with a positive and proactive approach.

What We Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package that rewards your talent and dedication.
The chance to tackle high–profile and intellectually stimulating cases.
A comprehensive training and development program to fuel your professional growth.
A supportive and collaborative work environment where you can learn from the best.
Join a prestigious European law firm with a global reputation for excellence.

If you would like to be considered please send your CV to

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