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The successful candidates will join Forresters’ thriving Patent groups, and will train in handling all aspects of patents and registered designs.  The candidates will assist in protecting inventions in a wide range of technical fields. On-the-job training will be given by partners and other fully qualified senior attorneys, as well as through external training courses – fully funded by the firm. The aim is for the candidates to become fully-qualified UK and European patent attorneys.

Requirements:

  • You must achieve or already have achieved either a graduate, postgaduate degree or PhD in e.g. natural sciences, biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, immunology or chemistry.
  • You must be capable of working both independently and as part of a team, have organisational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • You must possess a commitment to quality and attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

The package:

  • Very competitive salary.
  • A pleasant and friendly working environment.
  • Flexible working – core hours.
  • 22 days and increasing up to 25 days pa.
  • Additional 6 flexi days off in lieu.
  • 35 hour week.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Health Cash plan.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Season Ticket Loan.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Mutual pension contribution of up to 5%.

Applications should include a C.V. and a covering letter.

Please state in your letter if you have a right to live and work in the UK.
Please state your preferred location/s – London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Munich

  • Job Type: Graduate Trainee
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Start Date: 01 January 1970
  • Location: London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Munich
  • UCAS Points: Trainee Patent Attorney – Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Chemistry
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Salary: Very competitive
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