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.  ​

Executive / Senior Executive – Corporate Secretary

We are looking for a qualified company secretary in an executive / senior executive position to work independently with clients in all areas of corporate secretarial work.
 
Requirements:
(a) At least 5 years of relevant experience
(b) CSIS qualified
(c) High work standards with strong attention to details
(d) Team player with proactive approach


Senior Executive – Immigration

We are looking for a motivated and detail oriented person who will be working closely with clients on all immigration related matters.
 
Requirements:
(a) At least 7 years of relevant experience
(b) Experienced with making the necessary filings and applications with the manpower and immigration authorities;
(c) Possess strong customer relation and collaboration skills
(d) Well driven and capable of working independently


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, or Diploma in Law.
  • Excellent command in verbal & written English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisation skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • A good team player with positive working attitude is essential.

Legal Executive

Responsibilities:
  • To support our China Practice Group in respect of China-related dispute resolution work including arbitration, court litigation and mediation.
  • 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 & submissions.
  • Management of internal Practice Group time-tables.
  • Business development in the Greater China and other emerging markets
  • General support of all aspects of dispute resolution work including rendering of official English-Chinese translations.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time
Requirements:
  • Degree in Law.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Good in verbal and written communication skills in English and Chinese (due to the need to support our China Practice Group in respect of China-related dispute resolution work including arbitration, court litigation and mediation)
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • IT savvy, proficient in MS Office.

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.

Conveyancing Secretary/Legal Support Officer

Responsibilities:
  • Handling conveyancing and real estate matters.
  • Secretarial duties.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.
Requirements:
  • Minimum an ‘O’ level / ‘A’ level / Diploma in any discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in conveyancing work. Candidates with the relevant skillset may be considered.
  • 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.

Paralegal (Real Estate Practice Group)

Responsibilities: 
  • Handling conveyancing and real estate matters, including development and collective sales, managing workflow and files
  • Legal drafting, research, electronic filing of documents
  • Provide secretarial/administrative and other assistance.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.
Requirements:
  • Minimum Diploma in law and management
  • 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:
  • Assist lawyers and executives in trademark matters
  • Prepare bundles for court hearings and time-cost entry
  • Opening files and data entry
  • E-filing via IP2SG
  • Lodge recordals of assignments
  • Record and monitor deadlines
  • Check disbursements and excess payments
  • Generate invoices, prepare payment vouchers & memos, and monitor payments
  • 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/ GCE ‘N’ level
  • Min 1 year of clerical or administrative experience.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work independently in a fast-pace environment.
  • IT savvy, proficient in MS Office.

Trademark Clerk

Responsibilities:
  • Assisting Executives and Lawyers with the filing/prosecution/renewal of trademarks.
  • Prepare official forms for filing new applications in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and other countries.
  • Responsibilities will include full administrative support such as preparation of correspondence, drafting/preparing reminders to clients, generate file number, data entry, opening physical files, filing, record keeping, monitoring deadlines, and invoice preparation.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.
 Requirements:
  • Diploma / 'A' level / 'O' level / Nitec in Office Skills.
  • Min 1 year of clerical or administrative experience.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Able to work independently in a fast-pace environment.
  • IT savvy and proficient in MS Office.

Patent Clerk

Responsibilities: 
  • Preparing official forms for filing of new applications.
  • Generating file numbers.
  • Data entry.
  • Opening physical files.
  • Monitor deadlines & prepare reminders to clients on upcoming deadlines.
  • Generate payment vouchers and invoices.
  • General administrative duties including photocopying, faxing and dispatch.
  • 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/ GCE ‘N’ level/ Higher 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.​

Support Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Attend to helpdesk requests and provide 1st level desktop support to all users.
  • Troubleshoot issues related to computers, applications and mobile phones.
  • Setup PCs & printers.
  • Setup projectors for meetings.
  • Install desktop applications.
  • PC upgrade and migration of data.
  • Any other matters / projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time. 
Requirements:
  • Diploma in Information Technology or Computer Science.
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in similar capacity preferred. Applicants without working experience may also apply.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player.

Accounts Assistant

Responsibilities:
  • Handle accounts receivables, billings, payments and/or other functions for client's accounts.
  • Any other matters/projects that the management may require assistance with from time to time.
Requirements:
  • Preferably with Professional certificate/NITEC/Higher NITEC/LCCI Level 2 & above in Accounting.
  • Those without the relevant experience will also be considered.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Good command of written and spoken English and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • A team player who is analytical, independent, meticulous and resourceful.


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.)
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