We are currently seeking two graduates to join our Electronics, Computing and Physics team as a Trainee Patent Attorney in our London & Sheffield Offices.
The main focus of training is to get a great variety of work on actual live cases under the supervision of a qualified attorney. Each trainee at Withers & Rogers is assigned to a qualified attorney responsible for their progression to full qualification as a UK and European Patent Attorney. All of our qualified attorneys devote considerable time to developing trainees and this is the best way for you to develop the skills you need to pass the professional exams, and also for you to absorb the culture and working practices that have contributed to the success of our firm.
We recruit with the long-term in mind, and our aim is to train those who join us to become future partners of the firm. Maintaining the right level of work-life balance is an aspect of employee well-being that is highly regarded at Withers & Rogers, and we take pride in fostering a friendly and sociable working environment.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of an upper second class electronics, computing or physics based degree.
You should feel confident communicating effectively with clients and staff of all levels. You should also be a good team player and a self-starter and be able to combine these two attributes in what will be an interesting, varied and demanding role.