Andrew Russell

Technical Assistant

Andrew joined the firm in 2016 as a trainee patent attorney. He holds a first class MChem degree in Chemistry with Industrial Experience from the University of Bristol, including a year at the Atomic Weapons Establishment synthesising energetic macromolecules and a final year research project investigating organic reaction mechanisms. Subsequently, Andrew completed a Ph.D., synthesising strained organometallic rings and investigating their polymerisation reactions to afford metal-containing polymers. Prior to joining Carpmaels, Andrew spent time at the University of Bath, conducting postdoctoral work into the synthesis and processing of bio-derived polyesters in supercritical fluid. Furthermore, he has published nine articles in the scientific literature.

Outside of the office Andrew enjoys music, both listening and playing. He is also a keen footballer, cyclist and surfer.



  • MChem
  • PhD (Inorganic & Polymer Chemistry)