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Trainee Patent Attorney - Hi Tech

£30000 - £50000 per annum
London City London

Managing this Role


James Wootton

Senior Recruiter - US and City
0203 865 2113

Join a forward-thinking, international law firm with a well-established patent attorney practice, embedded within a large IP team based on London. This firm disrupts the traditional boutique approach to meet the modern-day business needs of their clients. Their client base is immense and spans blue-chip businesses, academic and research institutes, start-ups and SME's and Governments.

The Firm

The firm has been repeatedly recognised for its eminence in the technology and life sciences sectors. Their unparalleled knowledge is matched by an astute, commercial understanding of the markets in which their clients work. They embrace all technology and are fully committed to new ideas that challenge standard ways of working. This global player takes a solution focused approach to any task, whilst consistently offering their clients insight to ensure that they remain profitable.

They take immense pride in the positive workplace they have created, where everyone is encouraged to share ideas, ask for advice and to become a valued an integral member of a leading team. Hard work, dedication, passion and technical excellence is rewarded by rapid and clear progression.

They employ the brightest and most innovative legal minds. Their Patent Attorneys are absorbed in the world their clients operate in and pride themselves on the level of service they offer.

Despite working at the highest level possible, work life balance is key to the firms working culture. Remote working, flexibility, manageable hours are standard. This is facilitated by a comprehensive and functional IT infrastructure and a level of autonomy that will allow the brightest minds to flourish.

The Role

Pivotal hires for the practice at Partnership level has further strengthened the patent practice, and increased work flow due to acquired Partners followed client work. The new level of expertise is focused around the AI and computer science space. AI-based innovation is a key focus for the practice and they wish to employ some of the sharpest minds in the industry to handle an exceptional level of work.

The practice is well suited to deal with the increasingly common occurrence where autonomous AI creates potential intangible assets. The team are concerned with determining the ownership of those rights and how related disputes can be resolved. This demonstrates the level of adaptability and innovation that the firm actively encourage to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.

The AI and High-Tech team require a Trainee Patent Attorney to become fully immersed in the most sophisticated and forward-thinking patent practice in London. You will be provided with industry leading training and development whilst studying for the Certificate in Intellectual Property and Patent exams. Working alongside industry leading professionals will provide the right candidate with the best foundation to excel in this space.


  • STEM qualification in a related subject i.e. Comp Sci
  • Ability to interact with wide range of clients from blue chip to SME
  • Desire to utilise scientific background in legal context

If this role could be of interest or if you would like a conversation about the market call the London team.