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Clients come to us because of our exceedingly good reputation. You could work alongside the people who created it with Boult Wade Tennant’s patent attorney careers.

By choosing a career at Boult Wade Tennant you will be working for a tier one IP firm as ranked by the leading legal directories. This means, every day, you will be working with some of the most talented professionals in the IP sector; a group that are driven to succeed, and share a commitment to delivering the best possible advice and highest quality of service to every client. You will also be working with an impressive client list including pioneers, industry thought leaders, governments, charities and global brands.

Whether it be through our trainee patent attorney careers option or as an experienced attorney in the company, we are looking for people that want to achieve their potential; people who are passionate about what they do; people who think they could share and commit to our values.

If you are looking for a career in intellectual property, browse our current job vacancies below. We do not accept applications from third parties such as recruitment agencies or head-hunting organisations.

Experienced attorney

Attorneys join Boult Wade Tennant because we are one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist IP advice. We are the only firm that legal directories, Managing Intellectual Property and Legal 500, have ranked in the top tier for both patents and trade mark services for the past 11 years. This is something we are very proud of and is testament to the high quality of our experts. We currently do not have any vacancies. Please check back soon as we regularly update this page.


Student or trainee

Throughout the firm’s long history, we have always had a reputation for the highest standards. All of our trainees begin with strong technical abilities, excellent communication skills and share our ambition, drive and attention to detail. Our training, focused on the firm’s ethos to provide quality service for our clients, helps to develop attorneys with the highest level of professionalism, but without losing their personality. To find out more about our trainee patent attorney graduate jobs and careers, and our approach to training, read our brochure by clicking on the open book.

For more information please visit our graduate site.

Vacation Scheme
At Boult Wade Tennant we run a voluntary vacation scheme to allow you to see what a job with us is really like before you apply. During our vacation scheme we offer you the chance to attend workshops and presentations, including taking part in a group exercise where you can try your hand at giving your own presentation. You will get the chance to speak to fully qualified patent attorneys and face real IP problems. Visit our graduate scheme for more information.

Business services

We invest in our employees because we are committed to providing an environment where everyone can reach their career ambitions and goals. We are looking for dedicated business service professionals that can provide the best possible support, are calm under pressure and have a flexible approach.

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A European award-winning patent and trade mark firm delivering world-class advice to enhance the commercial value of intellectual property rights globally.