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As a leading pan-European firm experiencing rapid expansion, we are seeking fully and part-qualified patent attorneys to join our Designs and Engineering, Electronics and Computing, Chemistry and Biotechnology teams in our expanding London office.

Potter Clarkson is a full-service IP firm that prides itself on providing expert IP advice delivered by an approachable and growing team of over 200. In 2018 we opened offices in London, Stockholm and Copenhagen, adding an office in Aarhus in 2019. This is all on top of our rapidly growing and significant presence in Nottingham, where we have been located for 130 years. All our offices are supported by state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, video conferencing and meeting room facilities.

We rank consistently in the top tier of major legal guides, such as Legal 500 and MIP. We also hold three independent ISO accreditations which evidence our high level of service provision, information security and environmental awareness. We pride ourselves on providing expert IP advice, and helping our clients develop IP strategies to support their commercial objectives.

We are committed to promoting a healthy work-life balance, and supporting the well-being of all our people by providing flexible working options and a supportive working environment.


Successful candidates will need to be able to work confidently and professionally with our clients, and must be able to demonstrate aptitude in client care and business development. We are able to offer a diverse range of interesting clients and challenging IP work to develop your skills as a patent attorney. If you have got the experience and ambition we are looking for, we can create a role perfectly tailored to you.

If you are ready for a new opportunity with Potter Clarkson, we would love to hear from you.


The firm offers a highly competitive salary along with additional benefits, relocation support, a very modern, supportive and forward-thinking working environment, and a career path that can lead to equity partnership for the right candidate.

  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Biotechnology, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Engineering - Other, Mechanical Engineering, Technology
  • Experience Level: Part Qualified 1-3 Years, Part Qualified 4-5 Years, Newly Qualified, Associate
  • Location: London
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date Posted: 27 Nov 2019
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