Solicitor (Commercial Lawyer)

Liverpool, Merseyside (GB)
£50,618 - £56,950 per annum
03 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Apr 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Solicitor (Commercial Lawyer) - 2 posts
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Job Type: Admin
Salary: £50,618 - £56,950 per annum
Vacancy Type: Other Vacancies
Closing Date: 17/04/2018
Ref No: 2236

Liverpool John Moores University is a modern civic university delivering exceptional teaching and learning underpinned by high quality research and commercial engagement.

The University is seeking to recruit two Commercial Solicitors who will work with the Director of Legal and Governance Services to provide a comprehensive in house legal service in all aspects of work relating to commercial contracts, intellectual property and information technology.

You will be qualified solicitors with substantial experience recently gained in-house or in private practice and be able to work with minimum supervision.  You will manage your own caseloads with minimum supervision and provide high level legal advice and assistance regarding;

  • The drafting, review, evaluation and negotiation of a variety of agreements relating to commercial research, the provision of goods and services and academic engagement with external bodies.
  • All forms of intellectual property and information technology including protection and licensing issues.
  • You will be excellent team players and will have professional and commercial awareness with excellent communication and administrative skills. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Maria Burquest, Director of Legal and Governance, on 0151 904 6124.

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.