Vacancies – Support Staff

Secretary (with Legal experience) – Liverpool

We are currently looking to recruit a Secretary to join our friendly team in our Liverpool office. This is a full-time, permanent role. The purpose of the Secretary role is to provide first-class secretarial support to the patent/and or TM fee earners, some are based in our other offices, which shall involve all aspects of secretarial work and will be reporting to a Partner. Some examples of tasks include the maintenance of fee earners and partners’ file due date systems, monitoring and clearing deadlines, preparing reports and drafting invoices, and drafting letters, emails and occasionally travel schedules.

The ideal candidate will be capable of working both independently and as part of a team, and have proven organisational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.   You will possess a commitment to quality and attention to detail. A high level of accuracy is essential. The candidate must also have a background of working in the legal sector, although it is not essential to have a background in intellectual property.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, flexible working (core hours), a 35 hour working week, 26 days annual leave, Health Cash Plan, Cycle Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, and a professional and pleasant working environment.

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To apply, please send your CV and a short cover letter to careers@forresters-ip.com by the 18th June 2021. Please state in the cover letter your salary expectations and confirm if you have a permanent right to live and work in the UK.

Please strictly no agencies.

 

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