We have a fantastic opportunity for a Knowledge Assistant to join our team in the UK. You will have the opportunity to flourish within our fast-paced environment and have the opportunity to advance your career within our global firm.
Our Growth. Your Opportunity.
We are a truly global organisation with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, and a superb pedigree in the Legal sector. We pride ourselves on our award winning, highly innovative approach, which has won us clients ranging from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, across all sectors.
The Knowledge team are a group of experienced IPT lawyers is responsible for the development and management of legal content and training, for our clients and our lawyers.
This opportunity would suit someone who is looking for a career in intellectual property or technology law who is passionate about assisting lawyers to provide best in class services to clients, helping to achieve our firm’s vision; to be the leading global business law firm.
The successful role holder will be responsible for assisting the Head of Knowledge and the Knowledge team to support the IPT practice in all aspects of Knowledge development including horizon scanning/trend spotting, the production of client content, tools, and products, organising, legal training sessions and participating in various innovative IPT, business development and sector driven projects in line with the IPT group’s strategy.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The ideal candidate will have experience in working effectively with people at all levels.
You will flourish within our fast-moving environment and have the opportunity to advance your career within our global firm.
You will enjoy a broad diet of work with an international focus including, but not limited to:
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.
Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.
We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.
We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.
In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.