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The Role

As a Trainee Patent Attorney at Adamson Jones, you will play a pivotal role in protecting and enhancing the intellectual property assets of our clients. This position involves working on a broad range of technologies, assisting in the preparation and filing of patent applications, and contributing to the development of IP strategies. You will be working alongside highly qualified legal professionals both within Adamson Jones and throughout Gateley, and will be involved in direct client interactions, providing clear and concise advice on complex patent matters. This role is a gateway to becoming a fully qualified patent attorney, offering a challenging yet rewarding career path.

The Team

Our team at Adamson Jones is a group of highly skilled professionals, specialising in various aspects of intellectual property law. We are known for our strategic thinking and our ability to deliver clear, direct, and commercially relevant advice to a diverse client base. As part of this team, you will be encouraged to bring your unique perspective and ideas, contributing to our culture of innovation and excellence. Regular training and professional development opportunities will be provided to ensure your growth and success in the field.

The Person

We are looking for a graduate with a strong academic record in a science or engineering discipline, with top grades at A-level and a minimum 2.1 degree, preferably in computer science, electronics or physics, and preferably to Masters level. The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a genuine interest in technology and innovation, and a desire to develop their legal and commercial knowledge. You should be able to communicate complex ideas effectively in writing and when speaking to others. Being proactive, adaptable, and able to view situations from our clients’ perspective are key qualities we seek. A commitment to professional growth and a desire to excel in the field of intellectual property law are essential.

About Us

The benefits

With support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around our great development and progression opportunities will reward your commitment and loyalty. We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual performance with an opportunity to receive an annual bonus.

In addition, we have a wide range of learning and development opportunities via our Learn platform to develop new skills and progress your career. Our My Flex comprehensive rewards package includes options covering annual leave (and the benefit of purchasing extra days), cycle to work, critical illness benefit, employee assistance programme, group personal pension, health care, season ticket loan and many more benefits (grade dependent). Finally, with Perks At Work/Home you can select a host of retail benefits that suit your needs alongside a Community Online Academy, free courses for all from fitness to coding to languages to hip hop dance.

We are Gateley

We are forward thinking and straight talking, our approach is to find solutions to the problems that our clients face. Gateley is a legal and professional services group, we are a group of formidable experts in all areas of law and business. Passionate problem solvers, we get our kicks from finding the right answers and getting our legal and business clients where they need to be. We support more than 5,700 active clients, ranging from FTSE 100 companies to private individuals, in the UK and beyond. Being part of Gateley is not just about the expertise that you bring; it’s about attitude too.

The ‘Gateley Story’ is the story of our people and our culture. It is what has got us to where we are today as a successful business and it’s the driving force behind the Gateley Team Spirit and the values that have shaped it. We have a set of shared internal values that capture what the Gateley Team Spirit is and this includes five elements that bind us all together as one Gateley: Ambitious for Success, Forward Thinking, Room to Breathe, Trusted to Do and Working Together. Every year across the group, we recognise members of our team that have gone and above and beyond and have lived these shared values. They are recognised at our annual Gateley Team Spirit awards.

Diversity, inclusion and well being

Diversity, inclusion and well-being is an important part of Gateley’s culture and values. We recruit talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, providing equal opportunities for all to join our team regardless of age, sex, race, sexual orientation, disability, or culture.

We create an exciting and rewarding place to work that aims to fulfil everyone’s potential and together to achieve personal and business goals. We offer flexible working patterns to help our staff achieve a good work/ life balance and we encourage candidates seeking flexibility in their next role to apply for any of our vacancies.

We are proud to have been recognised by The Law Society as gold standard for our Diversity and Inclusion Charter and to be Stonewall Diversity Champions.

Additional Information

If you are successful in receiving an offer of a role with our company a variety of pre-employment screening checks will be completed. Our screening checks can include but are not limited to your eligibility to work, professional and academic qualifications, any criminal records, your financial stability, and references from previous employers. The screening that takes place will be relevant to your role and will vary from role to role.

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Computer Science, Electronics, Physics
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Location: Nottingham based
  • Start Date: September 2024
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