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Business Support Vacancies

World-class advice is simply not possible without world-class support. We are looking for candidates to fill the following roles:  

Patent Agent / Patent Attorney

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting patents, filing and prosecuting patent applications.
  • Conducting prior art / freedom to operate searches.
  • Advising on Singapore's patent laws and procedures.
  • Reviewing specifications, search and examination reports.
  • Assisting lawyers with patent litigation.
  • Advising on strategies and courses of actions available to clients.
  • Training of executives.
  • Any other matters / projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Registered Patent Agent / Patent Attorney Qualification in Singapore (Candidates qualified in other jurisdictions such as UK, Europe, US, Australia or New Zealand may also be considered).
  • Degree in Life Sciences (Biotechnology / relevant field) 
  • Postgraduate study, and other qualifications such as a law degree or industry experience will be well regarded but are not essential.
  • Strong command in verbal & written English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution.
  • A good team player with positive working attitude is essential.  

Assistant Administrative Manager

Responsibilities:

  • ​To assist Admin Manager in daily operations in the areas including inventory purchasing, mail distribution, general office maintenance, facility management, room configuration, fax and telephone duty.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in any discipline
  • At least 5 years’ relevant working experience
  • Committed, diligent, meticulous, organised, resourceful and hands-on
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • A good team player

System Support Engineer

Responsibilities: 

  • Create user accounts in Active Directory.
  • Manage the backup servers (Backup Exec).
  • Assist System Administrator to monitor Exchange servers & manage Symantec Endpoint server.
  • Attend to helpdesk requests and provide first level desktop support (including Outlook & MS Office) to all users.
  • Set up PCs and printers.
  • Install desktop applications.
  • Handle PC upgrade and migration of data.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma holders specialising in Information Technology.
  • MCSE will be added advantage.
  • Preferably with 4-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Server Operating System.
  • Relevant experience with Exchange 2010 & Backup Exec.
  • Good team player with positive working attitude.

Paralegal

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting of quotes & engagement papers, notes of clients' instructions, witness statements and pleadings.
  • Basic research and electronic filing of court documents.
  • Compiling of litigation & arbitration papers, bundles, authorities, statements & submissions and attendances in court with lawyers.
  • Taking of notes for hearings and trials.
  • Management of time-tables.
  • General support for all aspects of dispute resolution work.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Preferably a diploma holder with relevant work experience.
  • Good command of both written and spoken English language is a pre-requisite.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A good team player with positive working attitude.

Secretary

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment and be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to lawyers.
  • Scheduling of meetings/appointments, handling calls and answering requests, etc.
  • Filing of documents, preparation of meeting materials and documents for court hearings and service of documents.
  • Perform secretarial and general administrative duties including updating various records & replying to correspondence / mails / faxes / billings, etc.
  • Manage calendar schedules, meetings, conference calls and assist to record and monitor court hearing dates.
  • Make overseas travel and hotel arrangements for lawyers.
  • Provide administrative support on day-to-day matters such as keying in daily time sheets and putting up payment vouchers for lawyers.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time

Requirements:

  • Minimum an ‘O’ level or Diploma in Business Admin or LCCI Private Secretary Certificate.
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of secretarial working experience.
  • Working experience in a corporate secretarial or law firm will be an added advantage.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good work attitude and team player.
  • IT savvy, proficient in MS Office, with good typing speed.

Litigation Support Assistant

Responsibilities: 

  • Drafting and electronic filing of court documents
  • Assist lawyers on procedural matters
  • Assist the Litigation Support Department by helping to review and prepare SOPs
  • Prepare training and seminar materials for internal training and briefings to lawyers
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time

Requirements:

  • Preferably a diploma holder with relevant work experience
  • Diploma in Law and Management
  • Good command of both written and spoken English language is a pre-requisite
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good team player with positive working attitude

Library Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the day to day administrative tasks in the law libaray including maintaining library records and organisation, updating texts and statutes
  • Organisation of seminar materials
  • Assistance of training seminars
  • Any other matters / projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.

Requirements:

  • GCE 'O' levels or equivalent with good credit in English
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good team player with positive working attitude

Patent Clerk

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of official forms for the filing of new applications.
  • Opening of physical files.
  • Creating data and updating records in the systems.
  • Monitoring of deadlines.
  • Preparing reminder letters to the clients on upcoming deadlines.
  • Billings and general administrative duties, including photocopying, faxing and dispatch.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.

Requirements:

  • GCE 'O' level or 'A' level or Diploma in any discipline.
  • Minimum 1 year of clerical or administrative experience.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • IT savvy and proficient in MS Office.

Applications

Kindly forward your detailed resume in MS Word format only, stating full details of qualifications, experience, current and expected salaries, and a recent photograph to:

The Human Resource Manager
Drew & Napier LLC
10 Collyer Quay #10-01
Ocean Financial Centre Singapore 049315
Email: hrrecruit@drewnapier.com

(Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.  All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.)

By submitting your application, you consent that Drew & Napier LLC may collect, use and/or disclose the information / personal data contained in your application for the purpose of processing your application. Where your application contains the personal data of third parties, you confirm that you have obtained all necessary consents to provide us with such personal data and that we may collect, use and/or disclose such personal data in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2012.