Trainee selection process

How, when & why you should apply to HL Kempner.


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We recruit all year round:


The job advertisements are published on our website, on and on various websites. We look forward to applications from students and graduates with outstanding performance as well as from people with personality. Please send us your current CV with a cover letter and application form.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.

Job offers

Successful candidates will be contacted with an offer of employment.

Join HL Kempner


  • Triple check your CV, cover letter and application form. Be meticulous and don’t stand out from the crowd for the wrong reason
  • Do your research and let us know why you’ve chosen HL Kempner as your employer of choice
  • For potential patent attorneys, your technical ability is key, ensure you showcase your capability to express scientific ideas with logic and clarity, both verbally and in writing
  • Your legal expertise is crucial for trademark, competition and procedural law. However, you should also show us that you can present economically sensible solutions

So you know, we’ll stay in touch to see how you’re getting on and will always be available for any queries you may have at