Job Details

Dehns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys

Job Title:
Secretary (Legal / IP)
Wednesday 20th January 2016
Sunday 7th February 2016

The Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Secretary to join our Brighton office on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave.  Ideally, you will be an experienced Patent (and Trade Mark) Secretary, however applications are welcome from secretaries with experience in IP, legal, or other professional services environment.

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred
  • Experience of working within an IP, legal, or other professional services environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Word
  • Working knowledge of Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Powerpoint advantageous
  • Any experience of Inprotech Database system advantageous, although systems induction training will be provided
  • Ability to work independently to a high standard and use own initiative, as well as work as a team
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to prioritize to meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Must be able and willing to learn new systems and procedures
  • Personable and approachable
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good typing speed, particularly in relation to audio and copy typing
  • Experience in using digital dictation

About Us

We are one of the largest patent and trade mark private practices with office presence across the UK and in Munich. The Firm has a strong “family feel” and can attribute much of its success to the internal support and training provided, along with the organic growth of our client base.  Our Brighton office has excellent transport links being located just outside of the main train station.

Wish to apply?

If you think you have the right skills and qualities for this role we would like to hear from you.  To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter using our online recruitment portal via 

For further information, please contact Helen Joseph, HR Officer via email at (no applications).  A full job description is available on request.

Recruiter information:
Dehns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
St Bride's House, 10 Salisbury Square, London, London, EC4Y 8JD, UK

Apply for this job

By clicking 'Apply for this job' you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions