Students & graduates

Every year we recruit trainees looking to put their STEM degrees to use in a fast-paced and rewarding career.

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Legal professionals

We welcome applications from experienced attorneys, solicitors, barristers and paralegals to join our expert teams.

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Business services

Our business services teams are integral to the success of our firm. We have opportunities in a wide range of specialisms from Records & Formalities to Human Resources and IT.

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The Discover IP Podcast

The Carpmaels & Ransford podcast which brings you insights into the patent profession so you can understand if it might be the career path for you.

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Get in touch

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in IP, we would love to hear from you.

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Open Days

Our open day will give you a real insight into the daily life of a patent attorney in a firm at the forefront of European IP law.

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“Carpmaels has a very sophisticated and deep bench. They are very thorough and knowledgeable about European patent law.”

Chambers & Partners 2023

“The C&R team is fantastic – it includes prosecution experts, regulatory experts and oppositions experts all working together to provide harmonious service.”

Chambers & Partners, 2023

“From EPO opposition work to pan-European litigation, the team is well equipped and experienced enough to handle nearly any patent matter.”

IAM Patent 1000, 2023

“C&R is unusual in having integrated teams of solicitors and patent attorneys, which enables them to provide a highly technically qualified team with a view of patent prosecution as well as litigation.”

Legal 500, 2023

“Carpmaels delivers solutions to complex issues and manages our diverse international portfolio with great dexterity and professionalism.”

WTR 1000