• 2017 Australian Law Firm of the Year
  • 2017 Intellectual Property Team of the Year
  • Excellent knowledge of IP and contract law essential

About Us 

Gilbert + Tobin is a Top Tier Corporate Law firm recognised in Chambers Global and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as an expert in its practice areas. We are at the forefront of legal innovation, have successful and expanding practices in all our specialist areas, and we enjoy a reputation for providing our clients with the highest quality service and expert legal advice. We have over 500 professionals working in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.

Intellectual Property @ G+T

We aim to be at the forefront of IP legal services in Australia, engaged in the most complex cases for clients for whom IP issues are critical to the success of their business. We have a dedicated lawyer team that practices exclusively in IP law. Our partners are ranked as leading Australian IP lawyers in the legal directories including Chambers, Managing Intellectual Property, Asia Law and PLC Which Lawyer. We cover the spectrum of intellectual property issues including trade marks and brand protection, copyright, patents, false advertising, breach of confidence, database protection, commercial IP, licensing, product liability and anti-counterfeiting.

New role 

This is a new role that reflects the recent growth in the IP practice and expansion of the client base. As a key member of this growing practice you will work on a broad range of Commercial IP matters including: 

  • commercial agreements with an IP focus
  • IP, technology, software licencing
  • corporate transactions with an IP, IT/ technology focus
  • Trade Marks
  • IP advisory work

With that in mind candidates should have strong demonstrable IP, IT, transactional experience including on due diligence and associated documentation and IP advisory skills.

About You

We are looking for a talented lawyer to join this dynamic group with the following qualities:

  • 3-6 years quality post-admission experience on large transactions with top tier clients
  • Excellent knowledge of intellectual property and contract law
  • Excellent commercial drafting skills
  • Demonstrated commercial approach in relation to drafting and negotiations
  • Enthusiastic , “can do” attitude
  • The ability to work autonomously and in a team environment

As a top tier firm, we offer our lawyers competitive remuneration and professional variety. Our flexible approach means we reward based on merit and performance. For more information please contact Scott Baker - Manager, People Team on (02) 9263 4398.


Gilbert + Tobin endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However when we do need to engage with agencies, Gilbert + Tobin operates within a preferred suppliers list. Only agencies who have been briefed on a vacancy will be asked to submit CVs. All CVs should be uploaded directly onto the system via the instructions provided by the HR contact.  We are unable to accept candidate CVs via email.



Category: Experienced Lawyer - Intellectual Property

Reference ID: AU0000SB000190

Date Posted: 26/09/2017