HR1053: Associate – Sports, Commercial & IP (4+ years’ PQE)

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If you have any questions relating to this role please contact:

Nicola Thomas,
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T: +44 (0) 20 3036 7139

A fantastic opportunity to join our market leading Commercial, Sports, & IP (CSI) department which currently comprises of 5 partners, 4 fee earners, one trainee and two secretaries, focussing primarily on sports-related work. You will primarily report to the head of the Sports Business Group and work under supervision advising a diverse range of clients, from start-up businesses to major listed companies on a broad range of commercial matters, with a strong focus on sports-related clients.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualified solicitor, good degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent and good “A” levels (or equivalent). Solicitors qualified in other jurisdictions will also be considered so long as they are able to demonstrate considerable experience relevant to this role
  • Significant post qualification experience in a commercial team with a broad range of commercial experience including IP and technology. Some prior corporate and banking experience will also be beneficial
  • Experience in working within the sports sector (whether in house or in private practice) and will have a reasonable expertise in and understanding of sports law
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to specialising in commercial law and in particular within the sports sector
  • Be proficient in supporting business development activities (and must have a strong desire to engage in business development generally). You will have started to develop a network within the sports sector and (ideally) a client following

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In return we offer a competitive package, a varied role and an opportunity to learn from some great colleagues.

To apply please email your cv and covering letter:

Nicola Thomas, Recruitment Manager


T: 020 3036 7139



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