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IP Practice Assistant

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

  • Salary : £30,000- £40,000

Top US law firm is looking for a anew Intellectual Property (IP) Practice Assistant to join their busy London based team. This role will be pivotal in the smooth running of the IP practice for the firm and will primarily provide high level administrative support to the department. The successful candidate will act as the main POC between clients and the firm.

 

Duties of this IP Practice Assistant role will include but are not limited to; prepare New Business Forms for new and existing clients, provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence for signature, arranging conference calls, setting up web meetings, retrieving corporate documents and updating contact databases. You will also be required to create and maintain direct client standard operating procedures to communicate with client teams.  Other parts of the role will include maintaining Fee Earner calendars to include scheduling and coordinating meetings, liaising with clients, Fee Earners, and reception as necessary for meetings, lunches, seminars all while maintaining high levels of professionalism and dealing with senior members of staff appropriately.

 

This role demands a candidate who has a high level of attention to detail and is proficient and capable when using office-based software such as Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe Acrobat to a solid standard, and can present work and documentation clearly and punctually. This is a full time, permanent position, hours for this role are standard 9:30am-5:30pm with a flexible attitude should the need arise. The role will be paying up to £30,000.  Applicants should ideally come from a Junior Legal PA, Legal Administrative/Team Assistant or Intellectual Property experience from within a law firm.