Inhouse

Legal Counsel IP

Legal Counsel IP

  • Centrica plc is an international energy and services company. Everything we do is focused on satisfying the changing needs of our customers.
  • In this varied and crucial in-house role combining “hard and soft” IP, you will work with senior management across the organisation (particularly in Technology and Engineering and Brand) to understand business objectives and priorities, to ascertain and communicate intellectual property risks and develop strategies to mitigate those risks.
  • You will advise on contentious intellectual property matters and the mitigation of intellectual property risks and on a wide range of intellectual property related agreements including confidentiality agreements, research agreements, technical consultancy agreements, software and intellectual property licences and agreements relating to the commercialisation of new technology and those relating to the incorporation of Centrica know-how into equipment supplied by vendors.
  • You will be a qualified lawyer of high calibre preferably from a top tier law firm and/or significant in-house experience in the technology area.
  • You will also be able to demonstrate experience of managing a varied workload, influencing and collaborating, adapting to deal with complex legal issues outside their core experience, leading on and managing complex and high value IP projects and contracts, being a team player, able to forge strong working relationships with colleagues.