However, our training programme is extremely highly rated, rewarding and enjoyable, and our trainees thrive in the challenging yet supportive environment.
Personal skills are very important, particularly as the trainees will spend a lot of time together early on and the group dynamic is a key factor in selection. Before you can stand out, you have to fit in and we need individuals that we and our clients like working with and who are a positive addition to the team.
To be considered as a technical assistant with our patent business you will have at least 360 UCAS points and, as a minimum, a good 2.1 degree in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, physics, electronics, engineering or computer science.
The first priority is to mentor you through the Certificate in Intellectual Property law at Queen Mary College, London. Our people have an exemplary record in passing this exam, as well as the European qualifying examinations, and more often than not come top of the class!
Applications will be considered at any time of the year but recruitment primarily takes place between December and January for positions commencing the following September/October.
Applications for positions starting in Autumn 2018 will be considered between July and 1st November 2017.
Interviews are primarily held during December and January.
To be considered as a technical assistant with our trade marks business you will have at least 360 UCAS points and, as a minimum, a good 2.1 degree in a discipline such as law, history or languages.
The first priority is to mentor you through your professional examinations leading to qualification as a trade mark attorney.
Applications from high calibre candidates are considered throughout the year.