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Legal Secretary

Job Description

Permanent Full-Time Position
Salary: £29,000-£33,000 depending on experience

Do you have Legal Secretarial background with strong Administration Skills?

This is an exciting role for our award winning Intellectual Property & Media Law practice based in our clients fantastic Birmingham offices. This is a rare and stand out opportunity to work with an exceptional team.

About the Role

The team are in expansion mode and are looking for an Administration Assistant to join them. This specialist national team who is based in Birmingham and advises on intellectual property related matters; covering trade marks, patents, designs, copyright and confidential information. The team pride themselves on offering a fully integrated service that is necessary for efficient management and effective enforcement of intellectual property rights. The nature of the work is face paced. However, their clients' experience and interests are paramount and you must possess and demonstrate an enthusiasm, energy, have exceptionally strong communication skills and work well in a team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist on confidential client matters
  • Respond to clients and lawyers and provide updates to them
  • Deal with correspondence
  • Prepare legal applications
  • Log and distribute incoming correspondence and emails
  • Process and track legal work
  • Record and monitor deadlines
  • Collect and retrieve information from files as needed
  • Process and distribute documents effectively
  • Plan and schedule appointments, conferences, and meetings
  • Provide administrative support including copying and scanning
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Interim billing of files working to the practice guidelines
  • To carry out any other such reasonable tasks that may be required from time to time.

Your skills and qualifications

  • Flexible and professional approach
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the business both internally and externally
  • Be able to use your own initiative with a high level of accuracy
  • Be able to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of databases
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and work to deadlines
  • Methodical and excellent attention to detail
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team

Company Benefits

  • 25 days holiday
  • Holiday Flex scheme - buy or sell up to 5 days holiday
  • Group Personal Pension - employee contribution 3% - employer 5%
  • Annual Salary review
  • Bonus scheme (5 - 7% of salary)
  • Private Healthcare & Travel insurance
  • Agile working policy
  • Wellbeing initiatives - Employee Assistance programme, Headspace, Virtual GP
  • Recognition awards
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • Discounted conveyancing for staff (50% on main residential property, 25% on an additional property)
  • Interest free public transport season ticket loans
  • Cycle to Work scheme

To apply for the role please apply in this add or send your CV

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