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A CAREER WITH BRIFFA

Based in Islington’s Business Design Centre, Briffa is always interested in hearing from dynamic people who wish to join the team and are passionate about Intellectual Property Law. Briffa is a friendly, culturally diverse firm of specialist lawyers. We focus on all aspects of intellectual property law and the legal issues facing businesses that rely on creativity and ingenuity in their products and branding. Established in 1995, we are one of the most experienced and successful intellectual property teams in London. We advise clients in various industries including media, computer games, advertising, fashion, internet, new media and design. We offer fantastic opportunities for bright and dedicated individuals who are successful on application. You may be at the start of a career in law or have already gained valuable experience. However in whatever capacity you are applying to Briffa, you will have the opportunity to mould and shape your own destiny within the field of IP/IT.

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SOLICITOR

Briffa Intellectual Property lawyers are looking for a NQ or similar to join in the adventure.

You will be amazing or want to become amazing and be known as an amazing intellectual property lawyer. You will like talking to people, be hard working and enthusiastic. You will have ambition, lots of ideas and not feel like you will follow the herd. You must enjoy solving problems.

You will obviously need all the various bits of paper to show you are a qualified solicitor in England and Wales (da da) but beyond that what we are looking for is someone who truly enjoys helping people legally and commercially and would relish the chance to be able to develop themselves within a team of likeminded and supportive lawyers. While your experience will be looked at – it does not trump the right attitude and a genuine desire to make the most of this opportunity. A history of challenging authority and/or the status quo a definite advantage. Strictly no head girl/boy types or grade 8 violin.

Successful candidate can look forward to interesting work, pay, free cakes on Fridays and the odd laugh along the way.

For more information about us please do visit our website. For those in a hurray: Briffa focus on all aspects of intellectual property law and the legal issues facing businesses that rely on creativity and ingenuity in their products and branding. Established 21 years ago, we are one of the most experienced and successful intellectual property teams in London advising a diverse client base on the full range of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters. We advise clients in various industries including media, technology, advertising, fashion, internet, new media and design. We offer fantastic opportunities for dedicated individuals who are successful on application.

What are you waiting for? The route to your new job starts here – email opportunity@briffa.com.

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT – Posted 7 March 2017

We are looking for an outstanding accounts assistant who has a conscientious approach with excellent attention to detail. Ideally you will have strong communication skills and are comfortable in dealing with colleagues, clients and suppliers alike. Able to produce accurate outputs even when working under pressure or doing repetitive tasks.

Good analytical skills an advantage, as well as being confident in asking questions and suggesting solutions to problems.

Comfortable working as part of a team towards the shared achievement of the business’ goals.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Entering payments received to the accounting system and banking cheques.
  • Preparing and processing customer invoices and credit notes
  • Despatching completed invoices and responding to basic client enquiries
  • Checking and loading client related supplier invoices to be charged out as part of the accounts receivable invoicing process
  • Loading general supplier invoices for company overheads
  • Reconciling supplier accounts prior to making payment
  • Loading payments to overseas suppliers on the foreign exchange platform for authorisation
  • Assisting with credit control duties
  • Maintaining and using control accounts and making journal entries
  • Reconciling bank accounts and the company credit card
  • Provision of accounting information as requested by team members
  • Covering telephones during busy periods
  • Ad-hoc requests as required

Interested, please email opportunity@briffa.com with cover application and copy of your CV.

SUMMER STUDENTS – Applications open until 1 June 2017

Curious about what life as an IP lawyer is really like? Convinced you will ace it but actually not sure what you would do on a day to day basis. Briffa are offering ‘eye opening’ weeks for ambitious law students who think they will love it despite everything they see. If interested please apply to opportunity@briffa.com with a copy of your CV and telling us why you think you’d be suitable. Positions are available between 1 July and 31 August for one or two weeks.

Briffa has adopted the Law Society Diversity Policy

Briffa is committed to treating everyone equally, fairly and considerately regardless of age, background, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, nationality, religion or belief or sexual orientation. We believe Briffa does this and that, for a firm our size, our workforce reasonably reflects the different diversity characteristics. To help us assess this, Briffa regularly asks everyone in its workforce to self-classify themselves against a range of diversity characteristics and collects, analyses and reports the data. However, because of the size of the Briffa’s workforce and the limited numbers in many of the diversity characteristics and even though not everyone has responded and the data has been anonymised, we feel that there is such a risk that individuals might be re-identified from any publication of the data that we have decided not to publish any here.

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