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Professional Support/Trainee Paralegal

Taylor Root
England, London
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Experience Level
Junior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Intellectual Property, Patents

Job Details

Junior Paralegal (Patent) - IP Law Firm - London

Taylor Root have partnered with a leading IP law firm as they are looking to hire a Junior Paralegal into their Professional Support Team based in the firms London office.

The Firm

Our client is an exceptional IP firm with a reputation for providing excellent client service to a range of small, medium, and large clients around the world. The Financial Times and Chambers and Partners rank them among top ranked patent and trade mark firms in Europe and one of the fastest-growing IP firms in the UK.

The Role

You will provide all round administrative support to the firms Patent Attorney fee earners in the engineering team. This will include:

  • General administration
  • Diary management
  • Client liaison/meetings/drafting email replies to clients for paralegal approval
  • Monitoring emails and ensuring everything is actioned
  • Managing deadlines
  • Preparing cost estimates for paralegal review
  • Generating client letters and emails for fee earner review
  • Reminding fee earners when letters are with them and reporting letters to client
  • Generating standard email reports for paralegal review and sending to clients
  • Reviewing and raising client invoices
  • Entering billable charges into our office systems
  • Finalising and sending invoices to clients
  • Preparing reports
  • Preparing status checks

The Ideal Candidate
Ideally you will have prior patent secretarial or patent formalities experience. Those with legal secretarial college experience will also be considered. If you have an interest in patents with experience in another area of IP please also apply.

Why Apply?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading law firm and experience training first hand from top patent attorneys and paralegals. The firm offer a competitive salary and operate a hybrid working policy (2 days minimum), they also offer a clear progression opportunity and this role can be used as a stepping stone to a senior paralegal position.

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Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

For more information please contact your nearest office:

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T: +44 (0)20 7415 2828

Suite 614, Liberty House
P.O. Box 506739
Dubai, UAE
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1918 Hutchison House
10 Harcourt Road Central
Hong Kong
T: +852 2973 6333

Level 15, Prudential Tower
30 Cecil Street
Singapore 049712

T: +65 6420 0500

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Sydney NSW 2000
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