Legal Secretary - Intellectual Property

Posted 14 September by JM Legal Ltd
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Legal Secretary - Intellectual Property

A brand new role has arisen working for a specialist I.P law firm in Central London. This exciting law practice are currently seeking a candidate with between 1 and 2 years experience, to join them on a permanent basis as a Legal Secretary, working at Partner level within their Chemistry team.

Legal Secretary - Intellectual Property

The successful candidate will be joining a law firm with a real emphasis on culture and work/life balance. The Legal Secretary will be working within a small secretarial team, and in close proximity with their allocation - meaning a fantastic level of exposure is on offer here. This role would be ideal for a candidate with around 18 months experience, seeking their next role as a Legal Secretary.

Legal Secretary - Intellectual Property

The successful Legal Secretary will be joining the busy Chemistry team, supporting 2 partners and 3 other Fee Earners. This is a well balanced role designed to develop a complete secretarial/PA skill set, as this role contains both technical document based work, and organisational support. The successful Legal Secretary will be expected to undertake the following duties:

*Respond to multiple needs from multiple clients and to prioritise work accordingly.
*Adapt standard correspondence to different client needs and situations.
*Be adaptable and provide assistance to others in the department when necessary.
*Cope with pressure.
*Organise own workload.
*Invoice accurately.
*Maintain a high standard of typing, spelling and grammar within all correspondence.
*Deal professionally with incoming and outgoing email.
*Maintain a careful check that all deadlines are met.
*Ensure that all relevant files are kept in good order.
*Deal with all telephone calls, both incoming and outgoing in a polite, speedy and efficient manner.
*To work in a participative manner on projects with colleagues.
*Maintain confidentiality of information where applicable.
*Develop positive relationships with colleagues.

Legal Secretary - Intellectual Property

This firm offer flexible working hours, with core hours being between 10am and 4pm - meaning the successful Legal Secretary can start any time from 8am, and providing they work for 7 hours, including the core hours, can finish at a time that suits them! In order to be considered for this position, any applicant must possess the following:

*At least 1 years experience working in a legal admin/secretarial capacity
*A recognised secretarial qualification (ILEX, ILPSA, Pitmans etc)
*An accurate, tested typing speed (JM Legal can provide this!)
*Experience within Intellectual Property is desirable, but not essential!
*Able to interview immediately - they are looking to move quickly!

Legal Secretary - Intellectual Property

**Please only apply should you have the requisite traits & experience**

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Required skills

  • "Legal Secretary" "Legal PA" "Commercial" "Intellectual Property" "Corporate" "Banking"

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