Locum Research Contracts & Intellectual Property Lawye

  • Job Reference: HCF/6721560
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £35.00 to £45.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Locum
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen within a prestigious University based in the Midlands. The legal services team are looking for a Research Contracts and Intellectual Property Lawyer for at least a 6 month period with a very high possibility of extension.

Applications are welcome from Qualified Solicitors, Barristers, Legal Executives and non-qualified Lawyers who have the relevant experience will be considered

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing research & innovation contracts presented by sponsors and collaborators to safeguard the University's ability to publish results and protect its intellectual property
  • Provide commercial and contractual advice across a range of topics, including data protection, intellectual property and licencing law
  • Undertaking due diligence on contracts to ensure the terms meet the expectations of the academic staff
  • Reviewing and drafting various contracts, collaboration agreements, subcontracts, disclosure agreements, data processing agreements and other research & innovation contracts and liaised with sponsors and collaborators


This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy but friendly team and an attractively hourly rate of £35-45 per hour depending on experience is on offer. There is also the possibility of making this assignment outside IR35

For further information, please contact Hannah Fritz – Lewis on 0121 616 0660. Or alternatively email midlandslegal@venngroup.com. We look forward to your application.

Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.