Patent & Trade Mark Secretary

RKRS Legal
£18000 - £24000 per annum
05 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Practice area
Intellectual property
Legal secretary
Full time
Contract type
Job Title: Patent & Trade Mark Secretary

Location: Manchester

Salary: 18k -24k (Depending on experience)

My client is actively hiring for an experienced legal secretary for their Manchester office. 

Our client is a leading national firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. The firm was founded in Manchester, which remains their head office. Today they also have offices in Birmingham, Chesterfield, Liverpool and London.  They specialise in protecting, maintaining and enforcing intellectual property rights in the UK, Europe and around the world.

Your job

The main duties in the role of secretary are to:

•           provide administrative support to fee earners: 

•           ensure that work is processed accurately and efficiently meeting targets and deadlines; 

•           Typing (copy and audio)

•           preparing invoices

•           Office hours MON to FRI 9am – 5pm 

Desirable experience for this role:

•           At least 1 year of previous legal secretarial experience (ideally intellectual property, although conveyancing or litigation skills transferable)

•           Good knowledge of computers and MS Office suite

•           Excellent communication skills and problem-solving abilities

•           Team player

•           The ability to multi-task

•           Grade C ‘O’ level/GCSE or higher equivalent in main subjects – English and Maths


•           Salary competitive depending on experience

•           Auto enrolment pension scheme following 3 months’ employment

•           Christmas bonus depending on attendance, time keeping and performance – typically one week

•           Long term career with well-established professional firm

•           25 days’ holiday

•           Full support and training

•           Ride2work scheme available following probationary period

•           Childcare voucher scheme available

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