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University Solicitor

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Job ID:

31551

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Litigation

Location:

Chichester, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Part-Time

Posted:

09.07.2024

Employer type:

University/FE/School
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Job Description:

£56,021 - £64,914 per annum pro rata (£33,612 - £38,948 per annum)

About this role
This is a challenging and rewarding role where the post holder will lead in the provision of legal support, advice and guidance to our highly professional, committed and student focused community at the University of Chichester. Working with stakeholders across our two campuses at Chichester and Bognor Regis, the University Solicitor is key to delivering an excellent legal compliance service.

About you
You will be a qualified solicitor admitted to practice in England and Wales, with significant Post Qualification experience (PQE). With up to date knowledge and expertise in contract, commercial and intellectual property law, you will be able to advise colleagues through effective communication which inspires confidence in the University’s legal position.

About the team
Reporting to the University Secretary, you will work with our Academic and Professional Services teams to provide clear and concise advice on legal issues to non-qualified members of staff across the University. You’ll need to demonstrate an ability to manage a varied and time-pressured workload whilst delivering a friendly and agile legal service.

We are a University that prides itself on our sense of community, including an excellent staff experience.

In addition to your salary we offer a competitive reward package with a range of staff benefits and discounts which include:

  • Defined Benefit pension schemes via our providers the Local Government Pension or Teachers’ Pension Schemes. Your own monthly contributions are enhanced with employer contributions and a substantial automatic lump sum life cover scheme enhancement.
  • A paid closure period over the Christmas break is in addition to our generous holiday allowance with bank holidays too and an occupational sickness scheme.
  • There’s also an on-site gym; a cycle purchase salary sacrifice scheme; subsidised bus travel between our Bognor and Chichester campuses and Chichester town centre; 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme to support our staff and extensive personal / professional training opportunities throughout the year.

Enquiries are welcomed by Sophie Freshville, the University Secretary on S.Freshville@chi.ac.uk.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion at every level because we believe a diverse workforce benefits us all.

Prior to submitting your application, kindly ensure you can demonstrate or acquire the necessary right to work in the UK. Please note the University is unable to financially support any visa applications.

Skilled Worker Route SOC Code: 2412

Be inspired. Be original. Be you.

Closing date: 21 July 2024 @ 23:59
Interview date: 31 July 2024

For further information about the role or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
Employer Info
University of Chichester
Chichester, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom

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Employer Info


University of Chichester
Chichester, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom
Phone: 01243816114
Web Site: https://www.chi.ac.uk/

University Solicitor

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

31551

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Litigation

Location:

Chichester, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Part-Time

Posted:

09.07.2024

Employer type:

University/FE/School
col-wide   

Job Description:

£56,021 - £64,914 per annum pro rata (£33,612 - £38,948 per annum)

About this role
This is a challenging and rewarding role where the post holder will lead in the provision of legal support, advice and guidance to our highly professional, committed and student focused community at the University of Chichester. Working with stakeholders across our two campuses at Chichester and Bognor Regis, the University Solicitor is key to delivering an excellent legal compliance service.

About you
You will be a qualified solicitor admitted to practice in England and Wales, with significant Post Qualification experience (PQE). With up to date knowledge and expertise in contract, commercial and intellectual property law, you will be able to advise colleagues through effective communication which inspires confidence in the University’s legal position.

About the team
Reporting to the University Secretary, you will work with our Academic and Professional Services teams to provide clear and concise advice on legal issues to non-qualified members of staff across the University. You’ll need to demonstrate an ability to manage a varied and time-pressured workload whilst delivering a friendly and agile legal service.

We are a University that prides itself on our sense of community, including an excellent staff experience.

In addition to your salary we offer a competitive reward package with a range of staff benefits and discounts which include:

  • Defined Benefit pension schemes via our providers the Local Government Pension or Teachers’ Pension Schemes. Your own monthly contributions are enhanced with employer contributions and a substantial automatic lump sum life cover scheme enhancement.
  • A paid closure period over the Christmas break is in addition to our generous holiday allowance with bank holidays too and an occupational sickness scheme.
  • There’s also an on-site gym; a cycle purchase salary sacrifice scheme; subsidised bus travel between our Bognor and Chichester campuses and Chichester town centre; 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme to support our staff and extensive personal / professional training opportunities throughout the year.

Enquiries are welcomed by Sophie Freshville, the University Secretary on S.Freshville@chi.ac.uk.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion at every level because we believe a diverse workforce benefits us all.

Prior to submitting your application, kindly ensure you can demonstrate or acquire the necessary right to work in the UK. Please note the University is unable to financially support any visa applications.

Skilled Worker Route SOC Code: 2412

Be inspired. Be original. Be you.

Closing date: 21 July 2024 @ 23:59
Interview date: 31 July 2024

For further information about the role or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.