Loughborough University

Legal Services, Vice-Chancellors Office

It is an exciting time to join Loughborough University. Amongst many accolades, Loughborough University is ranked 7th in the Complete University Guide, as well as the top ranked university in the Midlands and top ten for student satisfaction. Loughborough was named best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject. From both our 440-acre campus in the heart of Leicestershire and our postgraduate London campus on Queen Elizabeth Park, the University is enjoying a time of unprecedented achievement. Our distinctive approach to recruiting, retaining and developing the very best people, in a time of change and challenge within the sector, is helping to create the right team to support us to achieve even more.

Loughborough University is a member of the Race Equality Charter which aims to improve the representation, progression and success of minority ethnic staff and students. The University is a Disability Confident Employer, a Government initiative that sets out our commitment to challenge attitudes to and increase understanding of disability, as well as our commitment to removing any barriers that disabled people and people with long-term health conditions might face in the workplace. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion – affirming our commitment to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for the LGBT+ community.

Loughborough University’s ambition is to maintain its status as a world leading Higher Education institution across teaching, research and innovation activities, but that does not mean standing still. To support this ambition, the University’s Legal Services team provides high quality, pragmatic and focussed commercial legal support.

As part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, the Legal Services team is a key part of the University’s professional support to research and innovation activities. The Legal Services team works closely with our academics and key industrial partners contributing to significant corporate projects, supporting Loughborough’s sporting activities and working with our Facilities Management and Property Office colleagues across both campuses. The successful candidate will be in a position to help build the Legal Services team’s reputation as a trusted and valued part of the University.

The Legal Services team is proud to have been Highly Commended in the Law Society Excellence in Law Awards 2021, a finalist in the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022 and shortlisted for a Vice Chancellor’s Award 2023.

This new role represents investment in the team which will help us meet the growing demand and broadening of our support to the institution. Learn more about the team here: https://www.lboro.ac.uk/services/legal-services/

Loughborough University is a great place to work and you can read more about us here: https://www.lboro.ac.uk/services/hr/jobs/


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