Head of Legal Services

London (Central), London (Greater)
£56,871 per annum including London Weighting
20 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

The University and College Union have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Legal Services to join their growing team based in London.

Job Title: Head of Legal Services

Location: London

Salary: £56,871 per annum including London Weighting

Head of Legal Services – About Us:

The University and College Union (UCU) represents over 120,000 academics, lecturers, trainers, instructors, researchers, managers, administrators, computer staff, librarians and postgraduates in universities, colleges, prisons, adult education and training organisations across the UK.

Head of Legal Services – The Role:

Based at our London Head Office, your main duties will be to deliver the full range of legal services, including oversight and management of members’ casework; developing and delivering UCU’s data protection strategy and policy and acting as legal adviser on corporate and industrial matters. You will identify and lead on strategic casework. There is a small team to manage.

Head of Legal Services – You:

- A qualified solicitor, with 5 years’ experience in employment law, including discrimination, TUPE, equal pay and litigation

- You will have significant experience of working in a politicised environment in a Trade Union context

- You will have excellent interpersonal skills - both written and oral - and be able to lead and develop individuals

The closing date for applications is Thursday 7th March 2019 at 10am and interviews will take place Monday 25th March 2019.

To submit your CV for this exciting Head of Legal Services opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now to be directed to our website to complete your application!

We offer good working hours, including flexible working opportunities, annual leave entitlement and a pension scheme.  We are committed to equality in employment.  Applications from suitable people with a disability are welcome.


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