HGF Vacancy

Law IP Paralegal

Birmingham / Leeds / London / Manchester

Job ref: Para/UK/2022

Job Type: Law support
Sectors: Law

The Position

HGF is a specialist Intellectual Property law firm providing expert advice on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious IP. We work seamlessly with the wider HGF patent and trade mark teams, as one of the leading IP practices in Europe, across a number of sectors including healthcare, life sciences, chemistry, electronics & software, engineering and retail. HGF has built an outstanding reputation for quality of service and entrepreneurial initiative in exceeding client needs.

We are now looking for a Paralegal to join an expanding IP team spread across the UK and supporting our on-going growth. You will have the opportunity to work with the wider law team across the UK as well as over 100 patent and trade mark attorneys spanning the firm’s 22 offices in the UK, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland and Austria.

The focus of the role is to support the law team on core litigation/courts tasks and contractual document support. There is also some significant project work the business is undertaking for the UPC rollout which this role will play a part in working on. Our practice contains work across all types of IP (with focus on patents, trade marks and copyright), IT and data protection areas across a broad and diverse client base.

About you

You will be passionate about IP and delivering exceptional service to clients and working in tandem with them to build their business. HGF is a “we” not “me” culture where a team focused approach and openness to support others will help you thrive, and the ability to build relationships both internally and externally will be central to how you operate.

The role will suit someone with some initial experience in a Paralegal or legal support role who is looking to forge a career within the IP field. It would be desirable if you had experience in a commercial or corporate client environment with a legal qualification up to LPC level.

Why move to HGF?
  • HGF takes a transparent and merit-based approach to your career development and you will have the opportunity to shape your long-term progression
  • We’re a firm with a focus on DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion), with a staff led DEI Focus Group and an DEI Board sponsor
  • As a business we have a dedicated Learning and Development team and a digital learning platform for all staff to use
  • A competitive salary and benefits package along with a flexible working policy
To Apply

HGF is committed to promoting an equal, diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all candidates with relevant skills for the role.

Please apply by sending your CV through via the application box.


You would like to contribute your professional experience to an expanding law firm? Then we would be pleased to receive your application. Please apply by sending your CV to: [email protected]

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