IP Advisory Analyst (Up to £24,000 DOE)


An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious full-time intellectual property (IP) Advisory Analyst based in our Glasgow office.

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Metis Partners is a dynamic intellectual property (“IP”) valuation firm with a proven track record in the assessment, exploitation, monetisation, valuation and sale of IP assets. We have helped clients to maximise the valuation of their IP assets using a range of business strategies, advising organisations of all sizes, both private and plc, across all industries. Metis Partners was established in 2003 and since then has grown into an expert team of specialists with extensive experience in IP management, valuation and analysis, working from offices in Glasgow, London and New York.

The company has earned a reputation as the UK market leader in IP valuation and sale and intends to expand its niche international business in the US & Europe. It will continue to invest in a committed and professional team, based in Scotland, and the expansion strategy will create opportunities for the team to both widen its skillset and gain international experience working in Europe and the US office.

Role outline:

Working in support of the IP Advisory Manager, you will assist in delivering IP Advisory assignments including IP audits and commercial IP due diligence exercises as well as the delivery of IP strategy advice. This is an opportunity for the successful candidate to progress their career within a dynamic firm, operating in a niche and exciting market. Although beneficial, no previous knowledge or experience of IP is required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drafting client proposals and reports
  • Conducting relevant corporate and market research
  • Performing relevant searches of IP databases
  • Identifying and analysing critical IP assets within a business
  • Gathering relevant information from clients
  • Supporting the IP Advisory Manager in providing strategic commercial IP advice to clients
  • Actively contributing to marketing initiatives

Other responsibilities on an ad hoc basis include:

  • Client engagement and hospitality
  • Records management and document filing
  • Maintaining client communication when required
  • Attending valuation/marketing events when required

Please apply if you:

  • Can demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Can demonstrate commercial awareness in a client-facing role
  • Have strong analytical and research skills
  • Have excellent attention to detail and appreciate the rigour required in the delivery of professional services
  • Enjoy setting and achieving targets and thrive on a fast-moving and results-oriented environment
  • Possess a can-do attitude and take pride in quality of work performed
  • Can conduct yourself in a professional and sensitive manner
  • Are a team player that can work effectively both independently as well as collaboratively

Academic attributes desirable:

  • Evidence of strong academic achievement preferably in a relevant degree such as Business, English, History, Law, Journalism, Finance & Economics
  • Although beneficial, no previous knowledge or experience of IP is required


We are an employee focused company (our MD recently won the 2018 Innovation in the Workplace IOD Award) and offer an excellent package of benefits including:

  • A flexible working environment to allow you to enjoy a good work life balance
  • Casual dress code
  • Private healthcare
  • Excellent training opportunities including IP Foundation Course and mentoring programme
  • Extra days holiday for your birthday

Please apply in writing, by forwarding your C.V and a covering letter explaining why you feel you should be successful in your application for this role to Iain Baird, Metis Partners, 33 Lynedoch Street, Glasgow G3 6AA (recruitment@metispartners.com).