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Each year we have a number of opportunities for qualified or part-qualified patent or trade mark attorneys, as well as qualified solicitors, barristers, legal executives and paralegals.
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We occasionally take on trainee trade mark attorneys over the course of the year.
We can offer you diverse work for a broad range of clients from start-ups to blue-chip companies. You will be working in a collaborative and sociable team-based working environment, with the option to get involved in a wide range of firm-sponsored sports, clubs and charity initiatives.
We offer exceptional training for the UK and European qualifying exams and you’ll be working and training in our offices in central London.
On top of this, we offer a generous benefits package. This includes (but is not limited to) private medical insurance, life assurance, employee assistance programme, interest-free season ticket loans, generous pension scheme, private medical insurance, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, holiday buy scheme and a holiday bonus.
Please review our FAQs for further information concerning the application process.
Are there any work experience/shadowing, open days and internship opportunities in your Trade Marks team?
Unfortunately we do not currently offer work experience/shadowing, open days or internship opportunities.
Can I apply for a trainee vacancy if I require a work permit?
We possess a Tier 2 sponsor license and will treat relevant applications on an individual basis.
Can I get up-to-date information about careers and upcoming opportunities at Carpmaels & Ransford?
Alongside our website, we regularly update our Twitter and LinkedIn accounts with information regarding our newest positions, open days and internships. For regular updates about our careers opportunities, please follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter:
How can I contact you regarding a specific query?
If you have any further queries, or want to find out more about our firm and working with us, please see our contact details below:
T: +44 20 7242 8692
What are your application criteria for trainee trade mark attorneys?
You should be working towards, or have obtained, an excellent first degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent) in a discipline such as law, history or languages, complemented by strong A Levels (typically 3 at grade A or equivalent). With a keen interest in joining the trade mark profession, you have an excellent command of both written and spoken English and a meticulous eye for detail. In addition, you should enjoy analysing and conceptualising complex matters, with a passion and aptitude for problem solving.
What will the interview process entail for trainee trade mark attorneys?
Our interview process is as follows:
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