Bill McGrail

Trainee Patent Attorney

Bill graduated in 2012 from the University of Sheffield with first class MEng Honours in Mechanical Engineering. 

Bill’s studies have provided him with a broad understanding of aerospace, automotive, electronic, material, mechanical and structural engineering. His final year project was to explore the capability of a 3D printer to print a small model of a manual transmission gearbox.

Following his degree, Bill spent two years working as a technical graduate for a leading multinational oil and gas company, this involved a multitude of technical training courses alongside completing roles within different areas of the business.

Bill joined HGF in September 2015 as a trainee patent attorney in the Manchester office as part of the Physics and Engineering team.