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28 Aug 2017

Alistair Hindle Associates is a young and dynamic firm of European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys based in Edinburgh. We’re looking for an outstanding individual to join our fast growing team as a trainee trade mark attorney.

Trade mark attorneys are specialist professionals who provide legal advice on trade marks, and ensure that brand owners successfully protect and defend their rights. It is an interesting, intellectually challenging and varied profession and this is an excellent opportunity for the right individual looking to start their career or change direction. After an initial training period it is expected that the successful candidate will participate in the training courses and obtain the qualifications necessary to become a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney.

For this position, applicants must have a good degree (at least 2:1), probably in a humanities subject, as well as excellent written English and oral communication skills; commercial awareness; a keen attention to detail and good time management skills. The role is demanding and the successful candidate must have great self-motivation and be able to effectively manage multiple projects at the same time. As this position is for a trainee, prior experience of trade marks or law is not required. The successful candidate will be expected to help out with a wide range of legal assistant work at the beginning. The role will also involve work with registered designs and various other aspects of intellectual property law.

We have a reputation for excellence in both the quality of the work that we do, and the client service which we deliver. The quality, responsivity, and attitude of our people form the bedrock of our firm and we believe the quality of our team sets us apart. As such, we’re looking for an individual who shares our commitment to excellence.

What we offer:

  • Interesting and challenging work;
  • A commitment to training and professional development;
  • Competitive salary and excellent long-term prospects;
  • A friendly working environment.

How to apply

If you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to hear from you. Apply with your CV and covering letter

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Career Sector: Trade Marks
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: Competitive
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