Formalities Team Leader

  • Negotiable
  • City of London, London
  • Permanent

Our client is a formidable firm of Patent and Trade Mark attorneys with a global reach. We are working closely with them in their requirement for an impressive Formalities Team Leader to join their central London base. This is a significant opportunity for the right candidate, therefore, it is envisaged that to successfully fulfil all duties, responsibilities, as well as the strategic aspects such as implementing positive changes, you will have 5 years' experience in a similar IP related role and be keen to progress in a supervisory and leadership IP setting.

Bringing your IP passion, skills and technical knowledge of Inprotech and CPA Direct, the purpose of this exciting Formalities Team Leader opportunity is to provide administrative support to Patent fee earners via your management of electronic workflows, allocating tasks within the team and troubleshooting whenever necessary to ensure that patent applications and official actions are dealt with in the most timely, efficient and first-rate manner. Identifying the individual expertise and capacity of everyone within the team and playing to their strengths is vital here. Your excellent organisation and prioritisation skills will ensure a seamless patent service is provided.

As a representative of the formalities team, you will work closely with Partners, fee earners and other support staff, particularly fellow Team Leaders, the Office Manager and the Records and Systems Manager to continuously review best working practices and work cohesively to assist in annual appraisals and identify training needs for support staff.

To find out more about this innovative top ranking IP firm, their stellar clients and their dedication and investment in their staff then Tim Brown will be happy to help on 0113 467 9798 or

Tim Brown Executive Consultant

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