BCL Legal Recruitment
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In House IP and Contracts Paralegal

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Location:
Hertfordshire
Salary:
£30,000.00 - 40,000.00
Sector:
In House
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
MH/61134

Description

This business is a diverse, successful, global business within the FMCG industry, looking to hire a pragmatic In House IP and Contracts Paralegal to join its small and very busy international legal team. This role is based in Hertfordshire.

The In House IP and Contracts Paralegal role will be to support the Head of Legal in registering, monitoring and enforcing the Group's IP rights and manage the IPR portfolio in line with the Group's commercial goals. In addition, you will manage the Group's Contracts database, conduct ad-hoc legal research and provide general administrative support to the Legal Team.

The Person

· This role would suit an individual with prior expertise in IPR filing, registration and management, ideally Plant Variety Rights or Breeder Rights, Trademarks and designs.
· Educated to degree level or equivalent
· Experience in conducting legal research (commercial and IP Law) is desirable
· A highly flexible, self-motivated approach and the capability to work well and flourish within a team environment, as well as the ability to use initiative, and work independently.
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and online search.
· Fluency in English is essential; Spanish at an advanced level is highly preferable; Additional languages would be useful, but are not essential for this role.

Other Information

· Suitable candidates should be available to start at short notice.
· Traveling in the UK and abroad will be required from time to time.

The Benefits

A highly competitive salary in the region of between £30k - £40k (depending on experience/suitability).

If you're interested in this In House IP and Contracts Paralegal role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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