Trainee IP Paralegal

Trainee IP Paralegal

Graduate training programme

Intellectual Property


Do you want to play a crucial role supporting our clients and attorneys in protecting and commercialising cutting edge new technologies?

Kilburn & Strode is a leading firm of European patent and trade mark attorneys helping the most creative companies, protect the most innovative ideas, in the most competitive markets. We have a culture built on diversity and are looking for people who share and demonstrate our values: Think creatively, Build relationships, Take responsibility, Respect others, and Excel.

We are recruiting for our IP Paralegal Academy training programme – where we will support, mentor and train you over the course of 2 years to become a top-performing IP paralegal at one of the industry’s top patent and trade mark firms.
After qualifying as an IP Paralegal, we’ll find a role within our firm that best suits your strengths and skills and ensure we continue to help you develop and grow through the course of your career.

Applicants must have a minimum 2:1 in their degree discipline, and excellent written and spoken English. New graduates or those looking for an exciting career change are welcome to apply.

Is this role for you?

You’re happiest when you’re organising things – people, events, work, stuff – we’ll rely on you to keep not only your own work organised, but also to help manage workflow for our attorneys.
You love improving things – if you can see a better way to do something, you step up and fix it. We want to continuously improve and we’re looking for people that can help us do this.
You’re good with detail – in a fast-moving legal environment, where deadlines are paramount, attention to detail is critical to our success.
You’re a team player – you help and support clients, building on team rather than individual success.
You put the client first – our clients are at the heart of what we do. We want to keep them happy.

Read more about the IP Paralegal Career Programme here.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now by sending an up to date copy of your CV and covering letter explaining why you would be suited to a career with us to Interviews will be held in May/June 2021 for a September 2021 start. The application deadline is Friday 30 April 2021.

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