Administration Apprentice

Term: Permanent
Department: IP Protection
Location: London
The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1000 people working across 20 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, BelfastBirmingham, BolognaBrussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, LuxembourgManchester, Munich, Milan, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

In 2017, Fieldfisher was named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards. 2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards 2018.

Fieldfisher's Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017.  Fieldfisher also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.

 

The Team

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to join our Intellectual Property Records team, which is part of our IP Protection practice group.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities
  • Provide efficient administrative support to the IP Protection department.
  • Processing invoices.
  • Sorting, scanning and electronic filing away of incoming mail (noting deadlines, new instructions, invoices etc) prior to the Partners daily review.
  • Providing a dedicated support service for the records database.
  • Creating a new database records for Fee Earners.
  • Updating and maintaining the trade mark records and contacts database(Interaction).
  • Inbox monitoring
  • Ad hoc administration tasks as required

 

Key Skills & Experience

 

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English Grade A*-C and 3 A-levels (or equivalent) Grade A* - C.
  • Committed to developing a long term administrative career in an international law firm.
  • Experience in an office based environment or professional services environment is desirable.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle heavy workload.
  • Strong communication skills written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent proven project and time management skills.
  • Excellent IT skills and familiarity with Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • A positive disposition as well as being a strong team player.

Fieldfisher recruitment processes are handled by our in house recruitment team. If you are an agency enquiring about partnering with us on recruitment, please direct your correspondence solely to the recruitment team and please do not submit speculative applications under any circumstances.

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.