You will be providing direct administrative support to our solicitors.

What you will enjoy

  • Assisting our solicitors to prepare bundles, correspondence and other documentation for use in Court proceedings and other contentious matters.
  • Carrying out internet-based research to support or defend claims and prepare for client pitches.
  • Assisting with off-site activities including test purchases, investigations and the issuing and filing of documents at Court.
  • Conducting preliminary assessments of IP portfolios.
  • Keeping files and records up to date, both in hard copy and electronically.
  • Maintaining awareness of current developments in IP and assisting in writing articles.
  • Liaising with authorities, for example Customs and Trading Standards, and assisting with preparing evidence in support of criminal enforcement matters.

What you will need

  • Excellent organisational, writing and research skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Previous experience of working on contentious IP matters, desirable.
  • Experience working to deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to develop strong working relationships with colleagues and clients.
To apply, send your CV to:
recruitment@dyoung.com +44 (0)20 7269 8550