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    About Us

    Murgitroyd is a global firm of European patent and trade mark attorneys. Our head office is in Glasgow and we have another 12 UK offices and offices across Europe, Asia and the Americas.

    Our 440 colleagues serve a wide variety of clients, from the world’s largest corporations to SMEs to cutting-edge entrepreneurs, universities and research institutions, across all industry sectors.

    We were founded in 1975 by Ian Murgitroyd, an entrepreneur himself, and his ethos of “finding a better way” is a thread that has run throughout the firm ever since, giving rise to an innovative and forward-thinking company culture.

    We pride ourselves on providing a tailored, one-stop global service to our clients, delivered to the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard. We go the extra mile for our clients, and are dedicated to providing world-class customer service at every interaction.

    Above all we are committed to being a sustainable and responsible business with a culture of respect for everyone we work with. We have three clear corporate values which all colleagues work to which are Trust, Unity and Confidence.

    Opportunities Available

    If you’d like to be part of a growing global team with a passion for innovation, and the opportunity to make your mark in an environment that nurtures and develops the best talent, then we’d love to hear from you.

    We’re looking for candidates (with either a Bachelor’s, Masters or PhD qualification) who can demonstrate:

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Analytical and creative approaches to problem-solving
    • Independent thinking with strong collaborative skills
    • Interest in building and growing our firm


    We provide a customised training and mentoring programme for our trainee attorneys.

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    • Number of Employees: 440
    • Number of Partners: 75
    • Number of Qualified Patent Attorneys: 76
    • Number of Trainee Patent Attorneys: 23
    • Number Of Qualified Trade Mark Attorneys: 23
    • Number Of Trainee Trade Mark Attorneys: 2
    • Opportunities Offered: Graduate Jobs, Experienced
    • Career Sectors: Patents, Trade Marks
    • No. of Graduate Jobs: Varies
    • Disciplines Recruited From: All degrees dependent on the needs of the business
    • No. of Days Holiday: Competitive entitlement
    • Benefits: Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Study Support
    • Other Benefits: Blended working and employee lead awards.
    • UK Office Locations: Aberdeen, Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow, Helsinki, London, Southampton, Milan, Munich, Newcastle, Nice, York, Cardiff, Leeds, London (Euston) and Milton Keynes
    • How to Apply: Online
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