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Deadline

30 Jul 2017

  • Job Type: Graduate Trainee
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Biotechnology/Life Sciences, Chemistry/Pharmaceuticals
  • Start Date: September 2017
  • Location: Leamington Spa
  • Degree Required: 2:1
  • Salary: Competitive

We’re looking for inquiring and talented people to join our Life Sciences & Chemistry group based in Leamington Spa. Work with some of the sharpest minds on the planet in an environment where you can develop and grow.

The ideal candidate will have a strong first degree (minimum 2:1) and excellent verbal and written communication skills. But most importantly a genuine passion for technology that goes well beyond the merely academic.  Working on a wide range of biotech products and with an ability to handle chemical formulation cases, the successful candidate will work with a variety of well known clients.

Our Life Sciences & Chemistry group is one of the largest in Europe, with a depth of expertise and experience across the chemical, biochemical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as in academic research.

We work with a range of clients all over the world – from entrepreneurs, biotechnology and genetic research companies, pharmaceutical businesses and horticulturalists developing new plant varieties to medical device companies, veterinary supply organisations and chemical companies working in areas as diverse as fuel cells, liquid crystals and cosmetics. We also act for NHS Trusts, research departments and technology transfer companies of many British universities and research institutes.

Qualification as a Chartered UK & European Patent Attorney involves passing several sets of examinations. Of course, we will support you every step of the way. You’ll be paid to attend courses and lectures organised by the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys. There is also our own in-house tutorial programme with up to 32 tutorials each year.

A competitive salary is offered. Additional benefits include a pension scheme, interest free season ticket loan, discretionary Christmas bonus, holiday trading scheme (buying up to 5 days), cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, 23 days’ annual leave per annum, rising to 28 days per annum and a healthcare cash plan after 3 months service.

To apply, complete the application form found on our website and send it in with your CV and cover letter.

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