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Tutor/Senior Tutor

The University of Law
Birmingham, West Midlands
Tutors £36,250 - £41,250 starting salary, Senior Tutors (ST) £45,250, capped at £55,250.
Closing date
15 Dec 2021
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The University of Law (ULaw) is one of the world's largest law schools. With an impressive history dating back to 1876, we employ over 900 staff and have over 14,000 students studying on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, along with an alumni network in excess of 100,000. We were the first-ever independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers and in 2012 we gained university title. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, we continuously focus on developing the best legal and business minds. In 2016, we opened our leading Business School, further enhancing our reputation as a full service legal, business and educational training specialist, operating from campuses throughout the UK, Berlin and Hong Kong and an Online campus. What really sets us apart from other universities is the guiding principle that future lawyers and business leaders should learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context, with plenty of practical interactive engagement. That's why we keep our contact hours high and our teaching groups small.

We are looking to recruit qualified solicitors or barristers with a genuine passion for quality and excellence, who can demonstrate successful legal practice experience.  You will enjoy being challenged (by students and course content in equal measure) and be able to adapt to the different learning styles of students and methods of course delivery.  You will be eager to share your expertise and become involved in all aspects of enhancing the student experience within our campuses, primarily teaching on our Bar Practice Course, Legal Practice Course, Solicitors Qualifying Exam courses, Postgraduate Diploma in Law/MA Law courses and LLB programmes.  Please note that classes are also routinely delivered over weekends and evenings and tutors are expected to work flexibly within these parameters.

In particular, we are looking for Tutors/Senior Tutors who can teach one or more of the following areas:

Business Law and Practice/ Commercial Law/ Mergers and Acquisitions/Debt Banking and Finance; Civil and Criminal Litigation on the Bar Practice Course (Barristers or Solicitors with Higher Rights of Audience can teach on this course).

We offer an excellent range of competitive benefits including a generous annual leave allowance, private medical scheme, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, training and qualifications, and travel loans. As part of the tutor development programme, we will also support you to commence studying for a recognised teaching qualification within your first 18 months of employment.

Please note, CVs will not be considered and only application forms are accepted for this role.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Laura Bradley ( or Judi Peachey ( 

No agencies please.

Some posts within the University are subject to a DBS check - you will be notified of this during the application process.

We are one of the world’s largest law schools with an impressive history going back to 1876. We employ over 1,000 staff and have over 14,000 students studying law, criminology and policing, as well as business through our dedicated business school. ULaw has an outstanding reputation as a full service legal and educational training specialist, operating from 15 locations in 13 cities across the UK along with our international locations in Berlin and Hong Kong, plus additional global reach through online and virtual provision.

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