Passionate about
your intellectual


Trainee Patent Attorney – Hi-Tech Team

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a high calibre graduate with a degree in physics/electronics/software (2:1 or above).

You will be trained to qualify as a Patent Attorney while working as part of the High-Technology team. You will be trained to the highest professional standards.

Person requirements:

You should be able to communicate effectively both on paper and in person. Some knowledge and experience of electronics, software or telecommunications would be advantageous, as would an interest in scientific and technical developments.

You should be conscientious and capable of working to deadlines. You will also need to be organised.

A large number of professional exams are required to become a Patent Attorney, so a high level of commitment is required.

Qualification requirements:

A degree in physics/electronics/software (2:1 or above).

A consistently strong academic performance in science, maths and English language.

A PhD or industrial experience, while not required, would be an advantage.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to Martyn Taylor at (click here to view email)

Please include GCSE and A level grades (or equivalent).

Other details:

Permanent, full-time position after probationary period.

Early applications strongly advised.


Trade Marks


  • Company Number: 1616604 (Registered in England). Registered Office: 48 Friar Gate, Derby, DE1 1GY. Regulated by IPReg.
    Swindell & Pearson, S&P, and the S&P logo are trade marks of Swindell & Pearson Ltd © Swindell & Pearson Ltd