IP/IT Associate, Magic Circle Law Firm, 2-3 PQE, Hong Kong. Ref. SS02042012
- Open to relocating candidates based in the PRC looking to move to Hong Kong
- Covering patent-related transactions from both a contentious and non-contentious perspective
- Unique chance to carve your own reputation as the first point of contact with certain clients
Our client is a Magic Circle Law Firm who have one of the most established presence in Asia for at least the past two decades. The transactions they service are normally with high-profile clients and, because of this, the nature of the work can be equally diverse as it is interesting. Their IP team at the moment is in a rare position to make an addition to their team.
Suitable candidates will need to have an in-depth understanding of the regulatory guidelines pertaining to intellectual property issues from both a contentious and non-contentious standpoint. More specifically, the exposure to patent-related work will be essential. You will need to have at least 2 years of post-qualified experience from a Top Tier International Law firm or a Top PRC-based firm. The right candidate will need to have had some exposure to the PRC market as well.
You will be given a tremendous amount of autonomy and will have to be comfortable in being the first point of contact for various corporate clients. The guidance from partners will be there for you whenever necessary.
You will need to be at least PRC qualified with any additional qualifications being a great advantage for this role. Due to the nature of work, you must be fluent in English and a Native Mandarin-speaker.
The prospects are high and the salary will be first rate. In the first instance, forward your CV to Shan Singh in Hong Kong at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +852 2836 6382. By sending your CV in response to the advertisement, you are not making a direct application to the client and your details will be kept entirely confidential by CML. If your background is suitable for this or other roles on which we are instructed, you will be contacted to discuss potential next steps.