Posted: 18 September 2023
Salary: Competitive
Location: London
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Hours: 35
Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: All offices

Level: Fee earner

Hours: 35

Benefits: Competitive package

Job Type: Permanent

Trainee Patent Attorneys (Engineering, Physics & Electronics)

The roles

We have opportunities for both graduates and postgraduates to join our thriving Engineering teams across our offices in London, Oxford, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol and Munich.  These roles are to start in September 2024.

What are we looking for?

  • Academic capability – you must achieve, or have achieved, a 2.1-degree result or above in any Engineering, Physics, Electronics, Mathematics, or Computer Science field
  • The ability to analyse and interpret complex technical matters, along with the command of written and spoken language to explain them clearly
  • A fundamental sense of commerciality – we are not only looking for technical excellence, but also for the potential to adeptly and perceptively help our clients achieve their goals
  • Strong organisational skills, excellent attention to detail and good interpersonal skills

What we offer

  • A highly competitive salary and benefits package
  • A relaxed and friendly working environment
  • A varied diet of work, originating from blue chip engineering companies to exciting electronics start-ups.
  • You will be assigned to one Supervising Partner to provide you with day-to-day guidance, however you will also typically work with a number of Partners and Associates so that your caseload covers a broad range of different legal and technical areas
  • The opportunity to become a key part of our clients’ strategic planning
  • Exceptional quality of training and support to help you qualify as a Chartered and European patent attorney
  • A genuine interest in the fulfilment of your career as a patent attorney with us. As a market-leading firm, we will not only help you to enhance your technical ability, but also your commercial judgement and business development skills

About Dehns

We are one of the largest patent and trade mark private practices with office presence across the UK, Munich and Oslo. The Firm has a strong “family feel” and can attribute much of its success to the internal support and training provided, along with the organic growth of our client base.

The Firm’s Engineering, Physical Sciences & Electronics department currently comprises:

  • 25 Partners;
  • 3 Consultants;
  • 7 Senior Associates
  • 15 Associates;
  • 16 Patent Attorneys
  • 41 Technical Assistants

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