Senior Legal Advisor

Twickenham, United Kingdom
23 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Aug 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Legal Advisor (Maternity Cover)
Department: Legal Services 
Starting Salary: £42,792
Hours: 36 hours per week 
Annual Leave: 30 days
Term: Fixed-term 

Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high quality professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community, where everybody is welcomed.

The Legal and Governance team at St Mary’s provides legal advice throughout the University to all of its departments, institutes, and faculties. The advice it provides covers a wide range of matters including intellectual property, commercial contracts, partnerships, property, and litigation.

The University is looking for a Senior Legal Advisor who is a qualified barrister or solicitor to be engaged on a one-year contract as maternity cover. 

The successful applicant will have: 

  • Strong analytical and legal problem solving skills. 
  • An understanding of legal issues within a higher education environment. 
  • Ability to research unfamiliar or new legal areas quickly and interpret and apply the law in context and pragmatically. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.  

For further information about the role, please click here .

Closing Date: 8 August 2020 23.59

Interviews are likely to be held on 18 August 2020