Senior Associate - Intellectual Property and Technology

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Lawyer / Senior Associate to join our Intellectual Property & Technology team. This position is located in Brisbane on a full time permanent basis. Working with Partners Simon Newcomb and Cameron Gascoyne, you will be part of a committed team working at the forefront of Intellectual Property and Technology Services.


Key responsibilities

This exciting lawyer role will be focussed on drafting highly complex contracts for government and corporate clients. As well as this, you will be interfacing with clients and advising them on largely IT Services related matters.

Skills & Experience
To be successful, you will have experience in a tier 1 or 2 firm, with a strong academic background, strong drafting skills with complex matters.

  • Professional experience in a tier 1 or 2 firm 
  • Strong drafting skills experience with complex contracts
  • Front end client facing and negotiation skills
  • IT experience is highly desirable but not essential 
  • A proactive working style 
  • Strong academic achievement.

The firm
As Australia’s leading independent law firm, our culture has been built by innovative thinkers. They are the driving force behind our firm and if you choose to be part of the team your expectations will be challenged every step of the way.

We’re looking for individuals who will thrive under our spirit of independence. Dynamic personalities who can collaborate, innovate and strive for success within our collegiate culture. In return we will work to help build the career you’ve always wanted. Are you up for the challenge?

Why Clayton Utz?
As part of this innovative team you will be working across major national, government, and global clients. All the while collaborating with some of the sharpest legal minds in the industry. Clayton Utz has also been a powerful force in Australian pro bono practice, striving to deliver justice for those who need it and not just those who can afford it. In your time here you’ll be constantly surprised by the projects you get to work on and what you can accomplish.

Imagine what you could achieve at a top law firm that actually values independent thinking. A law firm who challenges the status quo.

Go on, challenge your expectations.

How to apply?
To submit your interest in this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button or contact Antony Kontellis on 02 9353 5431 for more information.Clayton Utz is an inclusive employer that supports flexible work arrangements, please feel free to discuss your flexibility needs with the recruiter for this role.

Accessibility and Inclusion
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Clayton Utz is an inclusive employer that supports flexible work arrangements. 

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