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Trainee Solicitor

Jessica Whittick

“I’m enthusiastic about solving legal problems and I hope that my work at Tozers will help to empower our clients and give them the confidence to understand and use the law.”

Jessica joined Tozers in March 2021 as a trainee solicitor. She currently works in the Litigation and Employment team and has a particular interest in identifying and protecting intellectual property.


Jessica spent her first seat in Affordable Housing and second seat in Litigation & Employment, where she will remain for her third seat. She is scheduled to complete her training contract and qualify in March 2023.


As a trainee solicitor she enjoys having the opportunity to work in a diverse range of departments across the firm. She particularly enjoys contact with clients and taking the time to understand their needs to ensure that the best results are achieved for them.


She has a background in investigations, having worked as an intellectual property analyst for a trade mark research and brand protection firm. Prior to joining Tozers in March 2021, Jessica worked for an international estate agent for 18 months in both residential lettings and residential sales.


Jessica obtained her LLB (European) dual qualification in English and German Law from the University of Exeter and she spent one academic year studying at the University of Saarlandes in Germany. She obtained her LLM Masters Degree from the University of Exeter in 2018 with a particular focus in Maritime and Commercial Law. She completed her Legal Practice Course in 2020.


Jessica is a supporter of Exeter Chiefs and enjoys watching them play at Sandy Park. She enjoys mentoring law students and collaborating with the Pathways to Law programme at the University of Exeter. Jessica is the National Representative for Devon and Somerset Junior Lawyers Division.

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10 good reasons to register a trade mark

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I have never registered a trade mark for my business – what are the 10 benefits of trade mark registration and how much does it cost?

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