The University is making a strategic investment into its Legal Services team with a number of new legal roles at various levels. The new team will provide legal advice across a range of operational issues, manage the work of our external law firms and oversee the University’s legal spend. The team will provide input across a diverse range of matters, including strategic partnerships, international collaborations, dispute management and regulatory compliance, as well as delivering training and guidance materials to staff.
Further information: https://features.york.ac.uk/legal-service-jobs/index.html
Reporting to the Head of Legal Services initially and working with colleagues, your role will be preparing, researching and producing clear understandable legal advice and legal risk assessments on a wide range of legal disciplines and subject areas. This is a general role, but you may be able (in the longer term) to develop your interests and expertise in a particular discipline
Please see the job description for full details of requirements
We are happy to consider applicants from a diverse range of legal backgrounds e.g. Higher Education, private practice, in-house, government or chambers. We are also keen to encourage applications from those who are looking for part-time and/or flexible working arrangements or are returning from a career break or candidates from diverse backgrounds.
The University’s vision is to create a valued and skilled professional support services community offering flexible roles and career progression. We are seeking lawyers who will enjoy the wide variety of legal work at the University and who will enjoy being part of a friendly and supportive Legal Services team.
For informal enquiries, please contact Julia Durham (Head of Legal Service) on firstname.lastname@example.org
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