Summer Work Experience

Organisation
The Scotch Whisky Association
Reference
VAC-13933
Contract Type
Placement
Practice Area
Legal Support
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
The Scotch Whisky Association is offering an opportunity for a law student to join its Legal team for four weeks during the summer of 2019.

Job Description

The Scotch Whisky Association is the trade association of the Scotch Whisky industry. Its Legal team, made up of five lawyers and a paralegal, is responsible for protecting the geographical indication Scotch Whisky from unfair competition across the world.

The role will entail assisting the team with its caseload of investigations, trademark oppositions and court cases in a variety of jurisdictions, as well as providing some administrative support.

The successful candidate will begin work in July 2019, with the exact start date to be arranged by mutual agreement.  They will be paid the Scottish Living Wage.

To apply for this post, please send your CV along with no more than 500 words explaining why intellectual property is important to the success of something that you care about, to Lindesay Low, Deputy Director of Legal Affairs by 31st May 2019.

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