Working at Venner Shipley

An ambitious international firm

Our story has been one of growth and expansion over the last few years. This has been backed by a stellar list of clients and, of course, great people. We plan to continue doing what we do best and are always on the look out for talent that can help drive us forwards.

Nurturing talent

We are a progressive firm with a client-focused approach and a reputation for technical excellence. Our supportive and inclusive culture offers genuine opportunities for all employees to realise their full potential, develop their skills and enhance their careers.

IP Inclusive

IP Inclusive is a network of intellectual property professionals working to make our community more equal, diverse and inclusive. Venner Shipley is a signatory to the IP Inclusive Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Charter.  For further details please see the IP Inclusive website by clicking here.

Good Recruitment Charter

Venner Shipley supports the Recruitment and Employment Federation’s Good Recruitment Campaign and is a signatory to the Good Recruitment Charter.  For further details please see the REC website.

Benefits & rewards

We believe in, and excel at, training all our employees with everyone being given the opportunity to study in their chosen field of expertise for professional qualifications, be that supporting our Patent/Trade Mark Assistants through the Patent/Trade Mark Administrators Course or our trainee fee earners through their many exams with internal tutorials and external courses.

Our salaries are competitive in all areas of the business with study leave being some of the best in the profession; we offer a competitive benefits package that includes a contributory pension, life assurance, personal injury insurance, season ticket loan and 20/25 days holiday.


Venner Shipley is accredited by the living wage foundation as a living wage employer and pays the real living wage to all our staff.