Interim Legal Counsel
Your new company
Uxbridge based University are seeking an Interim Legal Counsel for up to three months. The University it known for its vibrant and attractive campus environment, excellent benefits, development opportunities, and campus activities, all of which provide a great place to work and nurture a desired work/life balance. This is a varied role working across Colleges and Professional Services and will include responsibility on a day to day basis for internal client teams and supplier contracts, as well as all areas of company secretarial support.
You will be capable of drafting and negotiating contracts, liaising with different stakeholders and providing robust advice to the University or will have the capability to swiftly develop the understanding and technical skills required to do so and to quickly develop an understanding of the University, key individuals and priorities.
What you'll need to succeed
Strong academic credentials along with legal experience with a commercial background is required. High standards of drafting, attention to detail, organisation skills and an ability to grasp broader commercial issues are all essential skills. Experience of working within the Public Sector, Ideally Education is required, previous in house experience would be an advantage but is not essential. They could also consider experienced paralegal with a significant commercial contracting experience.
What you'll get in return
In addition to a generous rate this role also has the opportunity to become a permanent appointment. You will also have the opportunity to benefit from a busy legal team, and help develop and progress the careers of the junior members of the team.
What you need to do now
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