This is a unique opportunity to work for an institution that unlocks creative potential and provides opportunities that transform lives through education, research, innovation, and enterprise. The University of Southampton, with over 20,000 students and 5,000 staff is a key member of the Russell Group of universities and a leading research institution with strong links to industry and commerce.
As a Legal Adviser, you will assist senior legal advisers and the Director of Legal Services and the Legal Services team, working at the heart of the University, in providing high quality, robust and timely advice across the University's activities but primarily focussed on contractual matters as they arise in our supply chain and education partnerships. Your work will always be varied - no two days will be the same.
As a newly qualified solicitor, or legal executive with experience gained in-house or in private practice, you will have had good general training in commercial or contract law. You will be self-sufficient and capable of working independently within agreed parameters, proactively seeking input from senior colleagues as needed, able to work to deadlines and conflicting priorities within a team environment
Benefits include a generous annual leave entitlement, a supportive working environment and access to an excellent pension scheme.
Informal inquiries may be addressed to the Director of Legal Services, Letitia Baldock on 023 80 598749, by fax on 023 8059 5781 or by email at L.Baldock@soton.ac.uk .
We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.