|Salary:||£44,263 to £56,021 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.|
|Placed On:||14th November 2023|
|Closes:||11th December 2023|
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Solicitor or Barrister to join the University of Nottingham’s Legal Services team Legal Services provides legal advice and representation to the University via its academic faculties and central and professional service departments, on a wide range of legal matters. Legal Services is part of the Registrar’s Department and is a small, busy and supportive team.
You will be a practising lawyer from either a private practice or public sector background, who values working in-house within a collegiate and forward-thinking environment. The position is an 18 month fixed-term contract, to cover the secondment of a current team member.
You will need the ability to work well independently, together with three existing commercial lawyers, and as part of the wider team. We are seeking a candidate who is motivated to deliver legal services in a time-responsive, pragmatic, approachable and professional manner. You will need to have strong drafting and client care skills, demonstrable knowledge of commercial legal issues and have the ability to pick up complimentary and non-contentious areas of legal practice with minimal supervision.
Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. Subject to the essential requirement for applicants to be a current registered and practising Solicitor or Barrister, qualified and experienced in practice in England and Wales.
The post is offered on a full time (36.25 hours per week), fixed term contract for 18 months. Job share arrangements may be considered.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Beena Adatia: email B.Adatia@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.
Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration. Please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration for more information.
For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.
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