Ignata Legal & IP

The sharpest minds in law and IP.

We build the world’s best legal and intellectual property teams, driven by intelligence and ambition.

The sharpest minds in law and IP recruitment

The legal and intellectual property sectors demand outstanding intelligence and attention to detail combined with a dynamic approach to stay ahead of the game in an ever-changing world. At Ignata, we understand the need for top quality candidates and go above and beyond to build the best workforce.

We have 5 highly experienced and dedicated Consultants servicing the Legal and IP markets. We work in exclusive partnership with clients to provide high-quality, retained Executive Search solutions. We have particular specialism at the senior end of the market, recruiting from Senior Counsel through to Heads of IP and General Counsel level.

Our experience

We have developed an unrivalled network of European patent attorneys, law firm partners and in-house legal counsels at a senior level, meaning our industry knowledge and awareness of market trends is second to none. We also work across multiple sectors, both in-house and firm-side.


What makes us different

We focus on developing market knowledge and in-depth intelligence such as salary data as much as we do on sourcing perfect-fit talent. This means we are able to advise both clients and candidates on future strategy, and work at the highest levels of the industry, from senior counsel through to heads of IP and general counsel level. Our exceptionally high standards of research and written materials on every assignment speak for themselves. 


Our executive search level service combines our unrivalled network, market knowledge, original research and direct headhunting to source the finest and most relevant candidates for our clients. We can draw on wider resource from Ignata’s specialist divisions to deliver tailored approaches to specific sectors.

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We will find you a career, not a job. We consider not just your legal and IP skills and experience, but your aspirations and your cultural fit, to find you the perfect next step. 

Our clients entrust us with filling their most business-critical IP and legal positions. Whether you are actively seeking a new position or simply wish to be kept informed of opportunities, we will only ever contact you where we feel there is a potentially genuine match which will offer the next step in your career.


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