Job title: IP Legal Secretary
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: LEGAL: Law Firm
Expertise: Secretary
Salary type: Monthly
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 10-10-2019
Job ID: 34143
Contact name: Aloris Lam
Phone number: +852 3462 2745
Contact email: aloris.lam@staranise.com.hk

Job Description

This award-winning intellectual property team of a major international law firm is also well known for its friendly colleagues as well as a nurturing and supportive working environment. An opportunity has arisen for a senior-level legal secretary to join this team. 

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide all round administrative and secretarial support to fee-earners
  • Make travel, meeting and diary arrangements, review and provide assistance in replying/sending emails
  • Assist the Partner in organizing and managing meetings and other events
  • Client inception, opening and closing of files
  • Drafting, editing, formatting, filing and proof-reading documents
  • Handle time sheet entries and work with accounting team in the production of bills
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • At least 10 years' legal secretary experience within the legal industry, preferably in intellectual property 
  • Candidates with Partner-serving experience would be an advantage
  • Proactive, well-organised, mature-minded with good problem-solving and communication skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Chinese. Chinese typing skills are also required.
  • Proficiency in MS applications including Outlook, Words and Excel, ability to troubleshoot minor issues quickly and efficiently 
  • Excellent telephone manner, ability to take the initiative