Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
Grade 6: £36,914 - £44,045 per annum (pro-rata)
Jul 15, 2021
End of advertisement period
Aug 02, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Legal Services
Paisley campus
Grade 6: £36,914 - £44,045 per annum (pro-rata)
Part time: 27 Hours per week
Fixed Term: 8 months (maternity cover)

We are currently recruiting for a Solicitor to support the Legal Services team working on research, commercial and education matters. We are seeking a proactive and organised individual with a flexible and adaptable approach to work. 

In this interesting and varied role you will be required to support the Head of Legal Services in providing high quality legal advice to the University.  This will include drafting and negotiating a range of standard contracts and providing legal advice on a variety of University projects.  

Whilst the majority of the role will involve the review of commercial contracts we are flexible about the legal skills and experience you may have.  Training and support can be provided to the successful candidate if your primary experience is in another area of law.

The post will be based at our Paisley campus although occasional travel to our other campuses may be required.  

The role is 27 hours a week and there is flexibility in the days and times these hours are worked. There is some flexibility to allow an element of home working but it is anticipated attendance on campus will be required for a minimum of 2 days per week.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to supporting your personal development and providing an inclusive working environment. UWS has an Athena SWAN bronze award, is a disability confident employer and welcomes other under-represented groups, as such we particularly encourage applications to support our diversity agenda.

For an informal discussion please contact Emma Cuckow, Head of Legal Services

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at 

Closing Date:        Monday 02nd August 2021
Interview Date:       Week commencing Monday 16th August 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.