Glasgow Office

We currently have an opportunity for a Newly Qualified lawyer based in Scotland (Glasgow) to join our Media and Technology team which is part of the firm’s wider Corporate division.

Our team has a busy and diverse practice, acting for a range of UK and international clients across food and drink, technology, life sciences, financial services and other commercial sectors. Our varied services include intellectual property, ICT and technology advice, information management (privacy, data protection and freedom of information) as well as input into broader commercial and corporate transactions. 

The role will include:
•    Advising our clients in the UK and internationally on intellectual property strategy, helping them to identify, protect and commercialise their intellectual property rights; 
•    Advising clients on life sciences transactions and regulation;
•    Working with clients on advertising and marketing projects including advertising regulation, data protection and commercial advice; and
•    Transactional work on IP licensing and other IP transactions, including input into corporate transactions, media agreements, sponsorship agreements and other commercial contracts.

The successful candidate will have acquired some experience during their traineeship and/or career to date in intellectual property, data protection and technology transactional work. The role requires working with teams across the firm, often to strict deadlines, and will require good organisational and communication skills.  This is an opportunity to work in a successful and welcoming team for exciting clients around the world and provides an opportunity for the candidate to explore areas of law in which you have a genuine interest. 

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please send your CV and a covering letter to lucy.cochrane@shepwedd.com – please also complete a confidential diversity questionnaire http://www.swsurvey.co.uk/graduate/index.php/767494?lang=en quoting reference CFE0005.
This is a full-time, permanent post.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package with excellent career prospects.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.