Trade Mark Paralegal

Trade Mark Paralegal

London (part remote working)

£40K+ depending upon experience


As a result of an increasing portfolio of clients and an exciting range of work, intellectual property law firm AA Thornton now have an opportunity for a trade mark paralegal to join our talented team of trade mark fee-earners.

Our trade mark paralegal team provides a very high level of paralegal support, autonomously handling life cycle trade mark work as well as added value client services. Successful candidates will therefore be comfortable liaising with clients and will be able to demonstrate their ability to deal with a range of trade mark work, including the preparation of UK, European and International Trade Mark filings and/or IPO Procedures. In turn, we offer a supportive learning environment where everyone is encouraged to develop and reach their full potential.

Successful candidates will be joining the firm at an exciting time of growth and as we implement agile working across the firm supported with a great new flexible office space in London. Excellent communication and IT skills will be essential as will the ability to work autonomously during the work day.

The key qualities we are seeking from our trade mark paralegals include:

  •  An understanding of trade mark law and practice
  •  Excellent attention to detail as well as strategic skills
  •  An ability to express themselves clearly and concisely – both verbally and written
  • The ability to work independently (including remotely) as well as part of a team
  •  An appetite for working hard and being an integral part of a highly-qualified team
  •  Well organised and reliable with a commitment to excellent client service
  •  A commitment to professional and career development

It is our aim to create the very best solutions for our clients’ and in order to deliver a focussed client service, it is important that the individuals we employ are pro-active in contributing ideas, creating solutions and seeing them through. Very importantly, the successful candidate will have a positive attitude, a willingness to contribute to a team environment and be enthusiastic in making the most of the learning and support on offer. Click here for the full role description.

At AA Thornton it is our people that make the difference, and therefore we take a person centred approach to ensure that our paralegals are fully supported, and their individual needs are taken into consideration. To facilitate this, paralegals are assigned to a qualified trade mark attorney, who provides wider support, guidance and a point of contact. We also work hard to ensure our internal communication, 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, providing training and putting in place appropriate adjustments, to nurture that talent. We offer flexible working (currently remotely) and are working towards a truly agile workforce post pandemic. It is an exciting time to join the firm. Visit our website at, to find out what our clients are saying about us and meet our team of attorneys.

Please apply by email with your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role, to Karen Genuardi, Head of People at by the end of the closing date of 12 August 2022.