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Working with Pearce IP

Mission, Vision & Values

Current Vacancies

Thriving at Pearce IP

At Pearce IP, our culture is one of inclusion and engagement. We listen to each other and encourage feedback in all that we do.

Everything undertaken at Pearce IP is done with excellence, in consultation, and with a client focus.

We have the premier team and we create a culture in which all can thrive. We expect the best of our team, and we reward them accordingly.

Mission

We set the standard for excellence in the provision of legal and IP services in Australia and New Zealand.

Vision

By 2027, be the premier life sciences IP practice in Australia and New Zealand.

Values

BRAND AMBASSADORS

We are Brand Ambassadors for Pearce IP, demonstrating pride in our firm, our team and our achievements.

RESPECT

We exemplify Respect, accepting others as they are, and appreciating their opinions, values, culture, beliefs and history.

INTEGRITY

We catalyse Integrity by being open, accountable, honest and direct in all interactions.

TALENT

We incubate Talent, identifying, nurturing, and celebrating the best in others.

EXCELLENCE

Excellence is in our DNA, the start point of everything we do.

Thriving at Pearce IP

Nurturing talent, empowering futures

Pearce IP recognises, is committed to, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Our remuneration and benefits package offers a variety of options for team members including:
 

  • Competitive salary;
  • Full-time working from anywhere arrangements;
  • State office days for collaboration and team development;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • A reward and recognition program recognising individual and team performance;
  • Menstrual and Menopause Leave;
  • Sorry Business Leave;
  • Paid Parental Leave covering the birth or stillbirth of a child, the placement of a child via adoption or surrogacy arrangement, fertility treatment and miscarriage leave;
  • A health and wellbeing program including access to our Employee Assistance Program;
  • Mentoring opportunities with senior colleagues;
  • Individualised learning and development opportunities;
  • Annual all-staff Retreat.

What our team members say about working at Pearce IP:

“The corporate values aren’t just there to look pretty. Everyone reflects them in their day-to-day work.”

“Our leaders lead and engage with staff every day.”

“All the team is passionate about life sciences. It’s what we do, unashamedly.”

“There is a great sense of teamwork and community despite all of us working in different locations across Australia and NZ.”

“There is a true sense of collaboration between the legal and attorney teams.”

“We have a culture built on respect and kindness, with leaders who are open to feedback and who want the best for their team members.”

“There is a clear vision for the company which is communicated by leaders and at the forefront of all we do.”

“The leave entitlements are best practice, focused on family, and groundbreaking, particularly in relation to fertility treatment leave, menstrual and menopause leave, sorry business leave, birthday leave and extremely generous parental leave.”

So, join us!

If you are interested in learning more or joining the Pearce IP Team, please forward a cover letter and resume to recruitment@pearceip.law.

Current Vacancies

Senior Associate Lawyer 

Work From Anywhere (Australia)

Pearce IP is looking for an ambitious and dedicated senior Australian patent lawyer with a science background to join our award winning, life sciences focussed team. Candidates will have extensive experience as a Senior Associate Lawyer, with 6 – 15 years PQE and big law training. Pearce IP supports A-list life sciences clients, and operates in a ‘work from anywhere’ model.

If this sounds like you or someone you know, we would love to hear from you!

Executive Assistant – Legal Team

Work From Anywhere (Australia)

Pearce IP, an award-winning IP firm specialising in life sciences, is hiring an Executive Assistant for their Sydney-based legal team. This full-time role offers hybrid work options and involves supporting attorneys and paralegals with administrative and legal tasks. Ideal candidates will have significant experience as an Executive Assistant in a law firm, possess strong analytical and communication skills, and be proficient in Office 365 and preferably ActionStep. Pearce IP values diversity and offers competitive benefits, including flexible work arrangements and comprehensive leave policies. Interested applicants should apply with a CV and cover letter.

Accounts Administrator

Work from our Burradoo Office, Bowral, NSW

Pearce IP is offering a part-time Accounts Administrator role in our CEO’s office in Burradoo, near Bowral NSW. The position requires managing daily accounting tasks, processing invoices, liaising with external partners for account preparations, and handling credit control and general administrative duties. Ideal candidates will have experience in accounts administration, be proficient in Office 365 and Xero, and capable of working efficiently in a fast-paced law firm environment.

This role is perfect for someone with a strong work ethic, excellent analytical skills, and a flexible schedule, looking to contribute to our team two days a week.

Administrative Assistant

Work from Anywhere

Pearce IP is seeking a newly qualified, motivated Executive Assistant for a full-time role within our CEO’s office, working five days a week. This position involves providing executive administrative support to our legal team, managing general administrative tasks for the Executive Officer, handling corporate award applications, booking travel in accordance with company policy, assisting with event coordination, and overseeing facilities management at our Sydney office.

Ideal candidates are eager to start their career in administration, willing to learn, and capable of thriving in a fast-paced law firm environment. Required skills include a proactive learning attitude, proficiency in Office 365, excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, and a strong work ethic. This opportunity is perfect for those looking to be trained by experts and to support a high-functioning administrative team. Apply now!