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

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Hayley Webster,
Recruitment Advisor

T: +44 (0) 20 3036 7141

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, focusing 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:

  • be a qualified solicitor, good degree (minimum 2.1) and good “A” levels (or equivalent);
  • have a minimum of 4 years’ post qualification experience within private practice 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;
  • have 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;
  • be able to demonstrate a commitment to specialising in commercial law and in particular within the sports sector; and
  • 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.

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

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