IP - Legal PA (12 month FTC)

Bird & Bird
South East England
13 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Bird & Bird is a highly respected international law firm. But that's only part of the story. We've built our reputation not only on exceptional legal expertise, but also on our ability to think beyond the details of law to meet our clients' needs. We have over 1,200 lawyers worldwide working as a single, cohesive team across 28 offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. In other parts of the world we work with a network of trusted partners, giving us genuine global reach.

The firm offers excellent prospects for progression and our culture provides all our people with world-class support to achieve their ambitions and goals. Bird & Bird is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. It is the policy of Bird & Bird to consider all candidates fairly, regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability. We support an agile working environment and are happy to discuss flexible working.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Legal PA to join the Intellectual Property team of PAs within the London office. This role will be a versatile role with the key focus on providing a PA service to partners and fee earners within the department. A flexible attitude is required due to the varied and unpredictable workload.

The key objective of the role is to provide an exceptional level of secretarial support to the lawyers within the department. Also to be recognised throughout the firm as reliable, responsible and trusted to work closely with the Partners, Associates and other fee earners in their department. Liaising closely with a wide range of people across the firm, working as a team both in the UK and internationally to deliver excellent service for our clients is also a main requirement. Previous experience in IP and Trademarks is desirable.

For further details on this role please click on the link below to review the job specification or contact Selina Purcell, HR Officer, on , for a confidential discussion about the vacancy.