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Solicitor

Employer
Angela Ruskin University
Location
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary
£40,322 to 49,533 plus £6k p.a pro rata
Closing date
11 Jul 2021
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Solicitor

Salary from £40,322 to 49,533 plus £6k p.a pro rata  

Secretary & Clerk Office

Location Chelmsford

Part Time (30 hours per week)

Fixed term contract duration 16 months

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

Although this role is based in Chelmsford there is the opportunity for home working.

We’ve an exciting, fixed term, part time (30 hours per week) opportunity at our leading business facing University. Our legal requirements reflect our mixture of academic excellence and engagement with the commercial world, making us a lively forward thinking place to work.

As a Solicitor within the University you’ll provide legal advice independently as part of a small legal team to internal clients on a wide range of commercial, IT and property law matters. Key responsibilities will include drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements so you’ll need to have excellent drafting and other technical legal skills. You’ll also be responsible for the day to day management of your own legal files. With a working knowledge of procurement law you’ll help to ensure that we’re compliant with our legal and regulatory obligations so we can withstand scrutiny by relevant external bodies as well as legal challenges.

With a degree plus demonstrable professional experience for the role or relevant professional/degree level qualification, you’ll be a current UK qualified solicitor who has strong training and post qualification experience from a private practice law firm or local authority, although all background experience will be considered.

This is a fixed term role until 30th September 2022.

Informal enquires can be made to Emma Harwood (University Solicitor) at emma.harwood@aru.ac.uk

Closing date: 11th July 2021.

Find out more about working with us.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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