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University Legal Adviser or Paralegal

Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
England, London
£37746 - £45854 per annum
Closing date
21 Sep 2021
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Job Details

Sellick Partnership is delighted to be assisting a University based in London to recruit a permanent Legal Adviser to their small, friendly team.

This university very rarely recruit to their legal team so don't miss out on this excellent opportunity to join them and excel your legal career!

Please note that this role is office based 4-5 days a week.

You do not need to be a qualified Lawyer to be considered for this role but you must be able to demonstrate the relevant legal experience.

The University:

This award-winning University is among the top-performing universities and they have proved it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities.

Over the last few years more than £150 million has been invested in the campus to create an inspiring social and learning environment for students.

The Department

The University's Legal Team sit in the University's Directorate and are responsible for ensuring the legal compliance of the University.

The Role

As the Legal Adviser you will provide legal and administrative support to the Head of Legal Services, as well as other members of the department. Duties will include but not limited to the review, drafting and advice of diverse range of contracts across the University's core business areas, liaising with clients, and external stakeholders, managing databases and filing systems, organising meetings, completing and filing statutory returns.

The Person

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, service focused, with a can-do attitude, and ability and confidence to interact with a wide range of internal and external clients.

Applicants will need to demonstrate:

  • Experience in drafting, review and advising on contracts
  • Substantial experience in administration work
  • Good analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload

It is not essential to have prior experience in the Higher Education sector as long as you can demonstrate the experience enlisted above.

Employee Benefits

On offer is a generous package of annual leave, pension contributions and other employee benefits.

How to Apply

Please apply here directly, or contact Chloë Cameron at Sellick Partnership.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including minorities and those with disabilities. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.


About Sellick Partnership

Established in 2002, Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment business with seven offices nationwide and more than 100 employees.

We offer a complete legal recruitment service on a nationwide basis within the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets.

Our Legal Recruitment Consultants are market specialists and highly experienced in sourcing and placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal professionals across the UK.

We recruit across all areas of law, sourcing and placing candidates in legal jobs such as legal director, legal executive, barristers and solicitors as well as positions at the paralegal level.

For our clients, we offer a tailored approach to recruitment services that is based on the needs of your organisation. We take the time to get to know you and your organisation, and support you at every step of the way to secure high-calibre legal candidates every time.

For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers and specialist legal organisations to hold CPD training events, workshops and seminars to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events for legal professionals are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your legal career.

With in-depth sector knowledge, an extensive network of clients and high-calibre legal professionals plus an unrivalled name in the market, we are best placed to support your recruitment needs. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you.

Manchester: 0161 834 1642

Leeds: 0113 243 9775

London: 0203 997 9255

We specialise in recruiting professionals into a variety of positions on a permanent and temporary basis across the following specialisms: Finance & Accountancy, HR, Procurement, Change & Transformation, ICT & Digital Technology, Actuarial, Wealth & Investment Management, Housing & Property Services and Senior & Executive. To find out more about Sellick Partnership, please visit our website:

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0161 834 1642
Sellick Partnership
Queens Court
24 Queens Street
Greater Manchester
M2 5HX
United Kingdom
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