Legal Secretary - Intellectual Property

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2019-10-01 16:00:331970-01-01TM Resourcing
Job TypePermanent full-time
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
AreaTyne and Wear, EnglandNewcastle upon Tyne
Salary£16000 - £100000 per annum + various
Start DateASAP
Job RefAPB191001-51819_1569945633
Job Views86

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an innovative, leading International Law Firm who remain a great organisation to work for, retaining their close-knit, family ethos despite the continued growth & success.

Our client are a firm believer in encouraging and developing talent, always aiming to get the best from their employees. You would be joining an existing team with extensive expertise and knowledge that delivers real results for their clients. This ensures a huge sense of pride across the business whilst the firm also invests heavily in helping the team develop and rewarding their efforts. The benefits package includes:

Competitive salary

Altered Start/Finish Time (ASFT) - booked time off/made up either before or after time taken

Pension scheme (immediate)


Private healthcare

25 days per annum holiday entitlement

Holiday entitlement can be used in one hour blocks

Additional 5 days National Public Holidays (New Years' Day, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing/St Stephen's Day plus one other day per office e.g. 12 July for Northern Ireland)

Condensed working hours (4 hours) on Christmas Eve, New Years' Eve and Good Friday

Additional entitlement due to length of service after 5 years up to a maximum of a further 5 days

Free eye tests

Annual free flu jabs

Computer-share Childcare voucher scheme

Ride to Work cycle scheme

Loyalty awards after 5 years, 20 years, 25 years and 40 years

Employee Counselling Service

Microsoft Home Use Program

Unused Holidays to Cash Scheme

The role will include all general secretarial tasks such as audio and copy typing, filing, photocopying, faxing, ensuring all outgoing correspondence is made presentable for clients etc. as well as receiving and making calls to clients and other offices' staff, receiving visitors to the office, incoming and outgoing mail duties and courier deliveries and supplier queries.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • dealing with day to day queries to and from the firms offices around the world;
  • diary management;
  • travel arrangements;
  • dealing with incoming and outgoing mail;
  • liaising with external bodies in the UK and abroad
  • file management

The above list is not exhaustive.

Candidate Requirements:

A minimum of 2 years' experience working as a secretary is essential as is accuracy, attention to detail and good typing speeds (i.e. between 50 and 60wpm) with. Other requirements:

  • to following work instruction/procedures
  • to work on own initiative
  • good communication skills
  • the ability to prioritise, take instruction and work under pressure

Apply on-line to be considered - good luck! Shortlisted candidates will be initially contacted for an exploratory conversation to discuss their background, the role and the firm. For those progressing a first stage interview will then be quickly be arranged.

Please be aware that TM Resourcing are a recruitment agency acting on behalf of our client for this vacancy.

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