Private Practice

Associate/Sr Associate (IPT)

Associate/Sr Associate (IPT)

  • DLA Piper are seeking an Associate or Senior Associate (2-6 years' PQE) to join our IP practice in Leeds
  • The role will involve a mixed workload of national and international contentious and non-contentious IP matters
  • A good academic background is essential for this role (experience of IP issues would be advantageous)
  • You will also need excellent skills in communication, client relations, team-working and project management
  • The position offers scope for development, specialisation and progression within a supportive environment

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