Senior Associate - IP & Technology

Location Melbourne
Discipline: lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 130000 to 180000
Contact name: Trudy Reading
Contact email:
Job ref: 3301713
Published: 14 days ago
  • Opportunity to join one of the world's most innovative law firms
  • Represent an enviable mix of clients on a broad range of complex matters
  • Senior Associate position with fast track to Partnership

This is a leading international law firm, recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, offering a different perspective to commercial thinking and client experience.


The firm is seeking to appoint a senior associate with a background in technology contracting to join their leading Intellectual Property & Technology team. Working alongside a delightful, highly respected Partner you can expect to work with a level of autonomy, which will see your transition to Partnership fast tracked, should that be your chosen path.


The role will see you representing an enviable mix of clients on a broad range of complex matters including, advising clients on a range of technology, privacy, data and consumer issues, M&A contracts, government and private procurement for large contracts. 


To be successful in this role you will have 5+ years' post admission experience in intellectual property and commercial law, ideally with a IT focus. Additionally, you will have:
  • highly developed technical skills;
  • Strong commercial contract and drafting abilities;
  • Advanced negotiation and advisory skills; and
  • The ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships.

At Law Staff we maintain the highest protocols during Covid and therefore offer a meeting over Zoom or FaceTime allowing you to provide us with an understanding of your considerations in that next move. We are full in our disclosure and by the end of the meeting you will be provided with a detailed profile of this opportunity for you to go away and research at your leisure.

To apply please click APPLY attaching the your Resume in WORD format as well as a copy of your academic transcript. Alternatively please quote Ref No: 3301713 when forwarding your Professional Profile to: 

  • Trudy Reading –
  • Ena Pita –
If this role is not entirely suitable then we would still enjoy the opportunity of hearing from you. We often work on roles that are not advertised, with a range of positions across private practice and in-house.  


As specialist consultants in executive legal recruitment and legal management consulting, our experience has been amassed through more than 30 years of consulting to corporations with in-house legal departments, government owned corporations, and private legal practice.
As you can well imagine, the nature of the roles we handle for the legal profession is diverse, complex, and extremely sensitive. From a risk management perspective, we go to great lengths throughout the process to ensure all positions are afforded the same high level of confidentiality. We also have a comprehensive approach to make certain that we are not wasting a candidate's time nor the prospective employer’s time. By seeking the appropriate level of detail in our briefing sessions, as well as throughout our interview process, we will ensure appropriate skill sets to job requirements as well as attitudes to cultural values.
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