Clients come to us because of our exceedingly good reputation. You could work alongside the people who created it.

By choosing to work 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 career option or as an 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 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 don’t currently have any vacancies but if you would like to register your interest, please send a covering letter and CV to:

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 attorneys and our approach, read our brochure by clicking on the open book.

Visit our graduate site to find out about a career in IP.


Current vacancies: Trainee Patent (Chemical) attorney

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.

Patent Secretary (Oxford)

Location: Oxford

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Trainee Trade Mark & Patents Secretary Cambridge

Location: Cambridge
Position: Full time

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