Patent & Trade Mark Secretary

£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

To register your interest for this Vacancy, please select the Apply button below. Your C.V. is kept in the strictest of confidence and no details are divulged to any external parties. Should you require a discreet conversation, feel free to call Adam Hall who is able to provide further information and benefits on this Vacancy.

Apply for Patent & Trade Mark Secretary

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

By applying for a job listed on Law Gazette Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.