Clara Hughes


Clara joined Carpmaels & Ransford as a trainee patent attorney in September 2015 after graduating from the University of Bristol with a Master’s degree in Physics.

Her final year project investigated acoustic manipulation of live cells and included the design and construction of the acoustic manipulation device itself. She was awarded a prize from the Department of Physics for this project.

Outside of work, Clara is a keen runner and enjoys travelling and cooking.


  • MSci Physics (University of Bristol)
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Certificate in IP Law (Queen Mary University of London)