We are looking for a new graduate paralegal to join us and support our patent and trade mark formalities and renewals functions in our Manchester office.

We are interested in candidates with a 2:1 degree or above in any discipline who are highly organised, confident working with numbers and data, and interested in helping to improve our ways of working.

In this varied role, you will:

  • Work with our renewals team to create reports and forecasts
  • Communicate directly with clients and associates
  • Working with attorneys to implement online IP filings and reporting to clients
  • Maintain case and client databases
  • Streamline and develop formalities and filing processes
  • Assist with the implementation of new IT systems
  • Perform para-professional work – e.g. preparing assignments, powers of attorney etc. with responsibility increasing over time

The candidate we are looking for will also have:

  •  A willingness to learn
  • An outstanding eye for detail and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Good Excel skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Good people skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • A proactive outlook and the ability to find solutions to problems

In return, we are offering:

  • A competitive salary (plus bonus and pension)
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays. Additional holidays are accrued with service.
  • Flexible working
  • Full support and training
  • Ride2work scheme

About Wilson Gunn:

Wilson Gunn is a leading firm of patent and trade mark attorney with offices in Manchester, Birmingham, Chesterfield, Liverpool and London.

We help businesses to protect their inventions, brands and designs. Our clients range from aspiring start-ups and SMEs through to multinational corporations and internationally renowned brands.

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  • Job Type: Graduate Jobs
  • Career Sector: Trade Marks
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Manchester
  • UCAS Points: Unspecified/Not Applicable
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Disciplines Recruited From: All
  • Salary: Competitive
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