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Joining J A Kemp as a Trainee Patent Attorney

This profession represents an intellectually challenging and rewarding career option that offers scope to develop and apply your scientific knowledge. It brings together a unique blend of science, law and business skills. The comprehensive training that J A Kemp provides to all trainee attorneys enables them to transition effectively from an academic or research background to a professional and business environment. It equips them with all of the skills they will require to succeed.

At J A Kemp you will have an experienced attorney mentor from day one to expose you to a variety of work, set targets for your performance and development and support you throughout your training. In-house tutorials provide an excellent way for you to learn the basics and mix with trainees and attorneys from other disciplines. We also send you on external courses, such as those run by Queen Mary (Certificate in Intellectual Property Law) and the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys. We maximise your chances of passing your exams. At J A Kemp our reputation for training and record of first time exam successes is second to none.

We recruit all of our trainee attorneys in the hope that they will have a long and fulfilling career with the firm, progressing in due course to partnership. As one of the leading UK firms, we provide outstanding opportunities for career progression.

You can find out more about becoming a patent attorney a J A Kemp by reading Lucy Williams’ guide. You can also read the IP Careers Guide to Chartered Patent Attorneys, produced in partnership with The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting diversity and inclusion in the intellectual property profession, we will be offering a Trainee Attorney Introduction Payment to our 2024 intake of graduate trainees as part of our benefits package.