Mayer Brown LLP

  • Associate - IP/IT

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(18/07/2019 6:02 AM)
    ID
    2019-2735
    # of Positions
    1
    Pos. Category
    Other - Other
    Location : Location
    UK-London
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Mayer Brown is one of the world’s leading business law firms with offices in key financial centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and an association with Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in Brazil. We serve many of the world's largest companies, including a significant proportion of the Fortune 100, FTSE 100,DAX and Hang Seng Index companies together with global leaders in major industries.

    To advance our position as one of the world’s leading international business law firms we build close relationships with our clients in order to serve them more effectively across our global platform. As a major financial centre for international business and commerce, London lies at the very heart of our global vision.

    We encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. We are also committed to managing our impact on the environment and our London office is ISO 14001 certified. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

     

    Chambers and Legal 500

    The "excellent" Mark Prinsley is highlighted as a "thoughtful, pragmatic and commercial lawyer who creates a collaborative working environment."

    Mark is a "good and very experienced negotiator"

    Oliver Yaros is a partner in the Intellectual Property & IT Group of the London office, having joined Mayer Brown as a trainee in 2004 and admitted to practice in 2006. He advises clients on TMT, outsourcing, IT, data protection and privacy, e-commerce and IP transactions and issues.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    The Role:

    We currently have an opening for a IP Associate or Senior Associate (3-6PQE) with solid experience to join our growing team in London. The ideal candidate will have experience of technology transactions, preferably within the financial services sector.

    Qualifications

    A qualified Solicitor (England & Wales) with 3-6 PQE  years post qualification experience.

    The PQE level/s identified here is indicative only.  Mayer Brown would welcome applicants regardless of PQE who believe they meet the requirements of the role outlined in the job description and wish to apply for the position.

     

    Key requirements:

    • Experience of non-contentious or transactional IP / IT transactions;
    • Experience of technology transactions within financial services
    • Experience gained within a good quality, large law firm
    • Excellent people skills and a good, clear communication style;
    • Ability to work effectively within an established, close-knit team;
    • Demonstrate ability to confidently interact with clients and develop business pro-actively;
    • A commercial and pragmatic outlook;
    • Have attained degree certificate(s) from a reputed institution, achieving a minimum grade of 2:1 or equivalent;
    • Be self-motivated and possess a very pro-active attitude;

    Candidates that have gained increased post qualification experience will also be expected to demonstrate ability to manage their caseload with little day to day supervision as well as the supervision/management of junior lawyers.

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