Senior Associate – IP / Commercial Solicitor

ACS are now recruiting a Senior Associate – IP / Commercial Solicitor to work within the Liverpool/Manchester team at a successful law firm.


Key responsibilities

  • intellectual property due diligence and general corporate support
  • intellectual property commercialisation strategies
  • intellectual property contracts including licensing, sponsorship agreements, merchandising agreements, royalty agreements, and assignments
  • commercial agreements
  • Specialist intellectual property advice
  • infringement opinions and litigation support
  • intellectual property audit reviews



  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to get a grip of the wider commercial issues
  • Excellent legal and commercial research skills
  • Experience of providing the full range of intellectual property advisory services in private legal practice
  • Experience of drafting and negotiating IP and commercial contracts and documentation
  • An understanding of clients’ needs and expectations
  • Excellence in service quality (service delivery and quality of services provided), through technical and service excellence
  • Ability to play a proactive part in business development activity
  • Adherence to guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently


  • Excellence in persuading and influencing and ability to remain an effective communicator under pressure
  • Ability to build and maintain professional working relationships, network and work collaboratively
  • Good listening skills and willingness to receive and act on feedback
  • A proven track record of involvement in effective business development activity
  • Knowledge of trade mark and design rights registrations in the UK, the EU and through the Madrid Protocol.

For more information on this role please contact [email protected]