Trainee Paralegal

Jo Holdsworth Recruitment
23000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual
Nov 22, 2023
Dec 19, 2023
Contract Type

Are you passionate about working in the legal sector?

Do you want to train as a paralegal?

Our client, a leading international law firm, are looking to expand their trademarks team with the addition of a trainee paralegal based in Manchester. This is an exciting opportunity to learn a new profession and full training will be provided

The ideal person will have a background in professional services, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. The position will be fully office based for the first couple of months but will offer more flexibility once you have completed your training

This is a fantastic opportunity with lots of scope for progression and development

Some of the responsibilities will include:

  • Provide full administration service for the legal formalities of clients' trademarks and designs internationally to ensure intellectual property rights are not lost
  • Ensure trademark filings are maintained with 100% accuracy
  • Working as part of a fast–paced team you will process work on behalf of attorneys to meet the required deadlines
  • Prepare cost estimates at the Attorney/client's request
  • Ensure that the internal database is updated and accurate
  • Prepare and execute any legally required documentation
  • Continually monitor the status of trademarks and designs within your portfolio ensuring that contact with local counsel and the client is maintained
  • Liaise with Attorneys and local counsel to ensure actions assigned to them are progressed within the required timescales and update them on progress
  • Regularly update your trademark and design knowledge worldwide as legislation often changes in each country
  • Produce correspondence and communications for clients and trademark authorities using standard templates and emails

Experience Needed:

  • Previous administration experience in a professional services environment is required
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills and a passion for delivering outstanding customer service
  • Ability to work in a fast–paced environment and juggle a busy workload
  • Composed when working under pressure
  • Ability to effectively prioritise conflicting deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Company Benefits:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 5% bonus scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Hybrid work pattern
  • Great culture and working environment
  • 6% pension contribution
  • Private medical insurance

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