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Branding & Trade Marks Admin Apprentice at Bates Wells

LDN Apprenticeships
10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1BE
£22,000 per annum
Closing date
13 Oct 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months
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Job Details

London-based law firm, Bates Wells are looking for a Branding and Trade Marks Admin apprentice to join their team. Working with non-profits and charities, like the World Wildlife Foundation, Christian Aid, and Sightsavers, you'll provide administrative support for the Bates Wells Branding and Trade Marks Team by protecting and enforcing rights in their brands. This role offers a diverse range of tasks that provide a breadth of experience in developing various office skills.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial management (pay local fees and disbursements, manage the billing process, deal with invoice queries, also basic credit control)
  • Compliance (in particular, manage file opening, and generate engagement letters)
  • Manage risk assessment processes
  • Undertake money laundering checks (including data input and schedule for future checks); identify new and existing clients in order to comply with UK anti-money laundering regulations
  • Arrange meetings and help manage fee earners’ diaries
  • Help to coordinate the trademarks team’s business development activities
  • Edit and manage documents
  • Factual research tasks on client matters


Entry Requirements

You’ll need to attend an online Zoom screening interview with our Talent Team (don’t worry, we’re a friendly bunch!) and pass initial assessments in Maths and English.


Skills Required

  • An engaged and inquisitive nature with a genuine interest in Bates Wells business and clients
  • Willingness to ask questions, test assumptions, and suggest ways to improve the way we work
  • Professional telephone manner and the ability to take messages effectively and efficiently
  • Self-motivation and initiative
  • An effective team player
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal
  • Motivated to work with a firm that cares about more than just making money – we consider people and the planet alongside profit
  • Confidence in mathematics for assisting with billing and other financial processes. This is a core part of the role and good numeracy skills are essential
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Good spelling and grammar
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Excel and Outlook
  • A clear writing style, with strong attention to detail


Additional Benefits

  • Firm matching pension contributions
  • Private medical insurance
  • Medical benefit cash plan
  • Discretionary bonus arrangements
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days holiday with the opportunity to buy more
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • Lifestyle discount scheme
  • Firm-wide profit sharing scheme
  • Volunteering days
  • Summer in the City early finish


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