Legal Administrator


Company 

Ad Warrior

Location 

Liverpool

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Legal Administrator

Location: Liverpool

Salary: Competitive

Our client is a leading full service intellectual property firm with an international client base with offices located in Birmingham, Liverpool, London and Munich.

Since being established in 1884, they have grown from a regional firm into an international practice, despite their long history, they are a young firm with a fresh approach to their clients' requirements and employee career progression.

The company are rated as one of the leading intellectual property firms in the UK.

The Role

They are currently looking to recruit a Legal Administrator to join their team in the Liverpool office. This is a full-time, permanent role, but part-time candidates (minimum 4 days a week) with the right skill set will be considered too.

The successful candidate will provide a support service to the patent fee earners in a role which shall involve all aspects of patent legal administration and will be reporting to Partners/Fee Earners/Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processing correspondence to and from the client
  • Preparation of online forms for registration of patents and designs
  • Drafting and finalising invoices, uploading invoices to e-billing systems
  • Organising completion of fee earner's workload when they are not available
  • Dealing with fee earner's incoming emails
  • Preparation of cost estimates and reports for clients
  • Diary management
  • Telephone cover for offices when required
  • Minute taking when required
  • Drafting letters, emails and occasionally travel schedules
  • Basic record entering and record keeping
  • Proof reading
  • Sorting, prioritising, and dispatching of documents
  • Transcribe audio dictated correspondence
  • Other general duties commensurate with position

The job description is not an exhaustive list of all the tasks and the role might include additional duties associated with running of the department.

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrable experience of working in an administrative role
  • Confident in using latest communication technologies e.g. Microsoft teams
  • Demonstrable experience of using of databases and other systems
  • Able to use audio transcription tools e.g. big hand etc. (not mandatory but desirable)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proven organisational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possess a commitment to quality and attention to detail. A high level of accuracy is essential

Benefits

From starting:

  • An attractive and competitive salary based on experience
  • A pleasant and friendly working environment
  • Flexible working - core hours and hybrid working
  • 35 hour week
  • 26 days annual leave, increasing by one day with each complete year's service, to a maximum of 31 days, in addition to bank holidays
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mutual pension contribution of up to 5%, salary sacrifice scheme available
  • Smart casual dress code
  • 'Giving Something Back' - a paid day off once a year to volunteer at a charity of your choice
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Access to the 'Benefits Hub' which provides discount codes or money back on different websites
  • Social events

After successful completion of probationary period:

  • Health Cash plan
  • Cyclescheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Enhanced family friendly benefits

The company's culture is very supportive and friendly; they have monthly lunches that serve as an opportunity to get together and strengthen their 'one team' value. Their employee led and established Equality and Diversity Group have been instrumental in bringing about some wonderful initiatives and they are proud of the work they have been doing. By joining them you will be encouraged to develop as an individual and be valued for the skills you bring.

To Apply

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable company, please do not hesitate to apply.

Company 

Ad Warrior

Location 

Liverpool

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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