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The opportunity

Withers & Rogers are actively seeking a part-qualified or finals stage Patent Attorney to join our Life Sciences & Chemistry group in London. An ideal role for those who have just received their EQE results!

This is a great opportunity to join the Life Sciences & Chemistry group at an exciting time following the recent take-on of a major client, and to make the most of our first-rate support through the final stages of your training.  This is a well-rounded role that will enable you to develop the diverse set of skills required of a successful patent attorney, involving a rewarding blend of:

  • organic, inorganic and pharmaceutical chemistry;
  • working directly with clients based in the USA, Japan and the UK on highly commercial subject-matter;
  • European and International prosecution;
  • EPO oppositions and appeals and opinion work.


About you

You will be an experienced and competent Attorney who is eager to make your mark and help shape the future of our firm. You will ideally be nearing full qualification as a UK or European Patent Attorney and you will have a strong academic background in Chemistry.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about innovation and can demonstrate the commercial awareness needed to support and guide our clients in bringing their technology through to market.


About us

Our Life Sciences & Chemistry group is one of the largest in Europe, partnering with clients across the world from entrepreneurs, biotechnology and generic research companies, pharmaceutical businesses and horticulturalists to medical device companies, veterinary supply organisations and chemical companies.

We also act for NHS Trusts, research departments and technology transfer companies of many British universities and research institutes.

Our London office is located in More London Riverside, with fantastic views across the River Thames and Tower Bridge. London Bridge Station is just 5 minutes’ walk away and there are plenty of cafes, bars to enjoy in the surrounding area.


An excellent salary and benefits package is on offer, and includes a competitive bonus scheme, our newly introduced sabbatical policy, and more.  If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply online now.

  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Chemistry
  • Experience Level: Part Qualified 4-5 Years, Newly Qualified
  • Location: London, SE1
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Date Posted: 20 Jun 2019
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