Experienced Trade Mark Records Administrator (six month contract – full or part time / agile working)

Experienced Trade Mark Records Administrator (six month contract – full or part time / agile working) Circa £37k (tailored to experience)


About Us

AA Thornton is a leading Intellectual Property (IP) law firm based in London. The firm has been established for over one hundred years and enjoys an enviable reputation within the IP profession both domestically and abroad. We are delighted to continually be ranked as a “Top Tier” & “Leading Firm” by the Legal 500 UK Editions in which we were highlighted as “an outstanding firm” in 2022.

We are seeking an experienced Trade Mark Records Administrator to join our professional, friendly and supportive Records team, on a temporary, six-month basis, to provide additional resource within the team whilst a number of key internal projects are implemented.

We welcome candidates who have experience of working as a Trade Mark Records Administrator, are highly organised, client focussed, and take pride in providing a high quality service.  An excellent attention to detail is essential as well as a pro-active approach to work. In return candidates can expect excellent training, opportunities to learn and develop skills to support their future career, and a supportive and flexible working environment.

The experience and key qualities we are seeking include:

  • the CITMA paralegal qualification would be advantageous with at least 3 years of IP records/formalities experience (trade mark experience and ideally some experience of patents and designs)
  • excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • an ability and willingness to provide excellent client service at all times and to work collaboratively as part of the Records team
  • computer literate (Word, Outlook and Excel) and have experience of using Records Systems (Inprotech is ideal but training will be provided) and Document Management Systems (iManage is preferable but training will be provided).

The salary and benefits package will be tailored to your experience.  Click here for the full role description

What will you find at AA Thornton?

We strongly believe that it’s our people that make the difference. As such, we are committed to recruiting the very best talent and providing training to nurture that talent.

We also work hard to ensure our internal communication, our wellbeing and inclusion strategies are a business priority and underpin our belief that everyone should be able to bring their whole self to work.  We are committed to recruiting the very best talent from a diverse pool, and welcome discussions with any candidates about reasonable adjustments, flexible working to accommodate caring responsibilities or other reasons, to help us recruit and nurture talented individuals.  We offer flexible working (currently remotely) as well as a high level of flexibility within our agile working environment.  Visit our website at www.aathornton.com, to find out what our clients our saying about us and meet our team of attorneys.

Please apply by email with your CV and a covering letter to Jill Wilson, HR/People Advisor at recruitment@aathornton.com