Intellectual Property Lawyer - 2-3 year PAE

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Full time
Salary: 75000 - 90000
Contact: Angela Shooter
Email: email Angela
Reference: IPCLawyer

If you are looking for a rewarding Intellectual Property career opportunity with a leading independent Australian law firm, look no further.  We’re building our success from our strengths - innovation, relationships, service excellence and client satisfaction.

The Firm

With a complement of over 400 staff, we have expanded into Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle.  We have received numerous legal industry awards and we are an Employer of Choice for Women. 

The Team

Our Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Commercial team is recognised as a leading practice both in Australia and globally.  We have a comprehensive track record in all forms of intellectual property and information technology transactions, including intellectual property protection and commercialisation, intellectual property audits, outsourcing arrangements, research and development agreements, technology transfer, consultancy agreements and commercial contracts. 

The Role

We are seeking a 2–3 year PAE Lawyer to join the McCullough Robertson Intellectual Property and Competition team, reporting to Partner, Belinda Breakspear. You will advise a diverse range of clients across a range of industries on intellectual property protection and management, licensing, acquisition and brand protection; trade marks; privacy and spam; business names; franchising and domain name disputes.  You will also be exposed to a variety of commercial contract matters including distribution and supply agreements; contract and commercial issues; due diligence and audits.


The successful candidate will ideally be a 2-3 year PAE lawyer with previous experience working in a front end commercial IP practice.  Experience with trade mark matters would be highly advantageous. Together with your developing commercial experience and strong drafting and technical skills, you will have a natural ability and desire to build strong client relationships and be passionate about building your career in the area of IP. 

Your sense of fulfilment at work is important to us and in return for your expertise and enthusiasm, we offer great quality work, highly competitive remuneration, career development opportunities and access to outstanding employee benefits – including subsidised gym membership, in-house cafe, robust CLE program and active social and sporting events.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply for Job" button, and submit your application on-line. Alternatively please contact Angela Shooter on (07) 3233 8914 for a confidential discussion.