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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) OR Degree in Computer Technology (Computer Science / Electrical Engineering / Physics / Computer Engineering / 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.

Executive - Corporate Secretarial (DrewCorp Services Pte Ltd)

Responsibilities:

We are looking for a qualified company secretary in an executive position to work independently and creatively with clients in all areas of corporate secretarial work.

Requirements:

  • 3 years of relevant corporate secretarial experience.
  • A member of SAICSA or currently pursuing SAICSA qualification or Diploma or Degree holder.
  • Experience with SGX listed companies preferred.
  • High work standards and attention to details.
  • A strong team player with proactive approach.

Trade Mark Executive 

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting lawyers to file and prosecute trade mark applications, advise clients on trade mark laws and procedures, strategies and courses of actions available.
  • Calculating, docketing and monitoring deadlines.
  • Reviewing specifications, search and examination reports
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Degree in any discipline.
  • Excellent command in verbal & written English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • A good team player with positive working attitude is essential. 

Patent Executive 

Responsibilities:

  • Filing and prosecuting patent applications up to grant.
  • Calculate, docketing and monitoring deadlines.
  • Communicating and advising clients on Singapore's patent laws and procedures.
  • Reviewing specifications, search and examination reports.
  • Advising on strategies and courses of actions available to clients.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time. 

Requirements:

  • Degree in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering / Chemistry / Computer Science / Life Science / LLB.
  • Strong command in verbal & written English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience.
  • A good team player with positive working attitude is essential.    

Assistant Patent Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Filing and prosecuting up to grant and renewal of patents in Malaysia and industrial designs in all countries.
  • Calculating, docketing and monitoring deadlines.
  • Communicating and advising clients on designs (all countries), Malaysian patent laws and procedures.
  • Reviewing specifications and search examination reports.
  • Advising on strategies and courses of actions available to clients.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering / Chemistry / Computer Science / Life Science or GCE 'A' level.
  • Strong in verbal & written English.
  • Good working attitude.
  • A good team player with positive working attitude.
  • Experience is not essential.

Legal Executive (Temporary Position)

Responsibilities:

  • To support the transactions and arbitration work in Mandarin.
  • To support local Dispute Resolution work where translations in Mandarin is needed.
  • Drafting of quotes & engagement papers, notes of client’s instructions, witness statements, pleadings, basic research, E-filing of court documents, compiling of litigation & arbitration papers, bundles, authorities, statements & submissions, 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:

  • Degree holder who is familiar with PRC law.
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • IT savvy, proficient in MS Office.

The temporary assignment will be from October 2017 to February 2018.

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.

Legal Support Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Secretarial duties.
  • All kind of development work.
  • Other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time. 

Requirements:

  • Minimum an ‘O’ level.
  • At least 2 years of working experience in development work.
  • 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.

Temporary assignment is also available from November 2017 to January 2018.

Secretary, Corporate & Finance (Real Estate)

Responsibilities:

  • Secretarial duties.
  • All kind of conveyancing work, e.g. CPF charge, sale, purchase, mortgage, refinancing, redemption, preparing bills and development work.
  • Acting for CPF Board and the major Banks in the charge, mortgage and refinancing.
  • Other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time. 

Requirements:

  • Minimum an ‘O’ level.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in conveyancing.
  • 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.

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.

Trademark Secretary

Responsibilities:

  • Read emails, faxes, IP2SG correspondences
  • Record and monitor deadlines
  • Create files, update Hypermark on certificates of registrations & advertisements
  • Lodge recordals of assignments, change of name & address and cancellation of mark
  • E-filing via IP2SG
  • Issue invoices, check disbursements & excess payments
  • Monitor payment and prepare voucher & memo to accounts
  • General administrative duties, including photocopying, faxing, emailing, despatch and data management systems
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time

Requirements:

  • Diploma in any discipline/GCE 'A' level / GCE 'O' level / Nitec in Office Skills.
  • 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. 

Trademark Clerk

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting Executives and Lawyers with the filing/prosecution/renewal of trademarks.
  • Responsibilities will include full administrative support such as preparation of correspondence, data entry, filing, record keeping, deadline monitoring and invoice preparation.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Diploma in any discipline/GCE 'A' level/ GCE 'O' level/ Nitec in Office Skills.
  • 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. 

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.

Litigation Service Clerk

Responsibilities:

  • To perform personal service in accordance with written laws.
  • To assist with delivery and collection of documents (whether in hardcopy or other formats).
  • To set up and retrieve documents for hearings.
  • 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:

  • GCE 'O' level.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Able to work occasionally after office hours and/or on weekends and public holidays.

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.