Rachel Thomson

Rachel Thomson

Paralegal Secretary

Rachel provides paralegal support to the attorney team on the management of its patent portfolios. She joined Hindles in November 2019 and is currently undertaking a Modern Apprenticeship in Business and Administration.

Rachel has a background in social sciences, having obtained Highers in Sociology and Psychology from Edinburgh College. She also has a background of working in retail helping her understand the importance of excellent customer service and helping with client queries to the best of her ability. This is her first role in the legal profession, where she hopes to progress.

Rachel works closely with the attorney team, providing paralegal and administrative support on its patent portfolios. Her main roles include corresponding with clients, attorneys and intellectual property offices, preparing patent applications for filing, utilising intellectual property databases and websites to gather information, and various other aspects of client care when required.

Education

Currently working towards a Scottish Vocational Qualification in Business and Administration at SCQF Level 6