Vacancies

Secretary/Administration Assistant – Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Dummett Copp, a well-respected and friendly firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys based in Martlesham Heath, Ipswich. We are looking for a motivated and ambitious individual to join our secretarial team, which provides a comprehensive and efficient secretarial/PA service to support our fee earners. The successful candidate can expect to progress towards formal qualification as a patent and/or trade mark paralegal through courses provided by the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.

In this role, your daily tasks would include:

  • Producing draft correspondence, reports, quotes and invoices

  • Keeping fee earners diaries updated and monitoring deadlines

  • Preparing forms in draft for submission to Patent and Trade Mark Offices

  • Dealing with Fee Earners’ mail and emails, ensuring urgent information is acted on

  • Supporting the practice manager and other paralegal and secretarial staff when required, including reception cover and office administration

The ideal candidate will be organised and methodical, and will have attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills and have excellent typing and computer skills. Good GCSEs in English and Maths are essential. Experience in a similar role is preferred, however full training will be provided.

Salary is competitive and dependant on experience.  We also offer an attractive benefits package including an excellent support staff bonus scheme.  We actively encourage all members of staff to train and progress within the roles in the firm.

Working Hours

9.00am - 5.00am Monday to Friday

If you are interested, please send your CV and cover letter Caroline Marshall, our Practice Manager at cmarshall@dummett.com.

Part Qualified or Newly Qualified Trade Mark Attorney

We are looking for a part-qualified or newly qualified trade mark attorney to join our team. We are an established firm with a reputation for excellent client care and high quality work. We are currently expanding and we are looking for motivated individuals to join us.  

This position would suit an attorney keen to have a high proportion of direct client work, and who is interested in taking an active role in the development of our firm, including marketing and overseas networking. We would like to hear from anyone who is looking to take on a role that will increase their responsibilities and encourage direct interaction with clients, all in a friendly and relaxed working environment.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter and CV to Caroline Marshall, Practice Manager.

Part Qualified or Newly Qualified Patent Attorney

Dummett Copp is an established firm with a reputation for excellent client care and high quality work. We are currently expanding and we are looking for a part-qualified or newly qualified patent attorney to join our team in Suffolk. Ideally the candidate should have a either a chemical or chemical engineering background. Strong candidates having telecommunications, electronics or physics disciplines will also be considered.

This position would suit an attorney keen to have a high proportion of direct client work, and who is interested in taking an active role in the development of our firm, including marketing and overseas networking.

We would like to hear from anyone who is looking to take on a role that will increase their responsibilities and encourage direct interaction with clients, all in a friendly and relaxed working environment.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter and CV to Caroline Marshall, Practice Manager.