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HR Administrator London

Department: HR
Location: London

Role overview

Boult Wade Tennant LLP is a leading UK-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys and has offices in London, Reading, Cambridge , Berlin, Frankfurt and Madrid. The firm has 41 partners and approximately another 50 fee earners, supported by a professionally qualified management team, heading up a support function of 100 across a number of disciplines. In total, the firm comprises over 200 staff across 3 countries.

The firm offers a combination of intellectual property expertise, broad-based technical knowledge and well-developed commercial know-how to assist clients in securing effective protection for their inventions, ideas and trade marks. Our attorneys advise clients on how to use this protection for competitive advantage and help them to avoid any infringement of their competitors’ rights.

A full range of intellectual property services are provided including writing and prosecuting patents, registering both trade marks and designs, intellectual property strategy and policy advice, searches and watches, portfolio management, renewals, technical illustration, outsourcing services for in-house intellectual property departments and infringement and enforcement advice.

Boult Wade Tennant has a requirement for an enthusiastic HR Administrator to work within the HR Department.  The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys variety of work, a challenge and who is highly organised and methodical.  Primarily they will be responsible for the new starters and leavers process and associated administration, including arranging inductions and new starter training programmes.

Key responsibilities

  • Onboarding
  • Offboarding
  • Absence management
  • Reporting statistics when asked
  • General HR administration
  • Collating salary information for COO when required
  • Dealing with staff queries on a daily basis


  • Microsoft Office 10
  • iHCM2 HR system
  • Worksite (Document management system)
  • Outlook (Email and diary system)

Candidate profile

  • An excellent eye for detail
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • To have good computer skills including Excel and Word
  • To work effectively both as a team player and independently with initiative
  • Ability to stay calm in often demanding situations and work well under pressure
  • Exceptional organisational skills

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  • Salary: Competitive salary
  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week
  • 23 days holiday pa plus bank holidays
  • Life Insurance (from start date)
  • Company Personal Pension scheme (qualifying period three months)
  • Holiday Trading Scheme
  • Holiday Bonus
  • Competitive Flexible Benefits Package on passing probation
  • Flexible working

From time to time reporting lines and responsibilities may change; any changes will be at the sole discretion of the firm.

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A European award-winning patent and trade mark firm delivering world-class advice to enhance the commercial value of intellectual property rights globally.