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Brunel University London - Brunel Law School

Part time (0.6 FTE), permanent

With a history dating back over 50 years, Brunel University London is a thriving Institution with a distinct purpose and clear mission to bring benefit to society through excellence in education, research and knowledge transfer. Its West London Campus is home to a lively community of nearly 13,000 students, with a vibrant international community at its heart. Vice-Chancellor and President Julia Buckingham has recently implemented the University’s new vision and strategy, “Brunel 2030”, which is an exciting blueprint for the further development of Brunel University London.

Led by Professor Arad Reisberg, Brunel University London’s Law School has recently become an independent Department in its own right on account of its incredible growth to date and the scale of its ambitious strategy; the implementation of which is being supported by an all-star advisory Board that draws upon the skills of a glittering array of academic and practitioner experts. Located within the College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences, it is a major player in the UK Law research landscape and offers excellent employment prospects to its diverse student body.

This new post is required to develop and deliver a programme designed to equip our graduating students with relevant and vital professional skills, in response to the changes in the professional qualifications requirements (the Solicitors’ Qualifying Examinations, or “SQE”) announced by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (“SRA”).

The role will be mainly located within the Brunel Law School and will require the holder to develop and deliver a programme designed to equip our graduating students with relevant and vital professional skills, and to lead on Brunel Law School’s response to the changing approach to training and education in England and Wales.

The appointee must be a qualified barrister or solicitor with a current practising certificate in England and Wales, with proven significant post-qualification experience. The appointee must have a PhD (or equivalent) in Law or have equivalent professional experience. It is expected that the appointee will at the same time continue with her or his own professional legal practice on a part-time basis.

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