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Paralegal (Compliance and Regulation)

Harper Adams University - Legal Services Team

Location: Newport
Salary: £24,533 to £26,444 per annum, Grade 5 (The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 2nd February 2024
Closes: 29th February 2024
Job Ref: DE-1337A

Location: Newport, Shropshire

Closing Date: 29 February 2024

At Harper Adams University, we’re committed to excellence in education and ensuring compliance with legal regulations. Our Legal Services Team plays a vital role in upholding these standards, providing expert advice and support across the whole University. As a Paralegal within our small, busy team, you’ll be instrumental in ensuring our University’s adherence to data protection laws, managing responses to Freedom of Information requests, and enhancing overall data security practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate responses to Freedom of Information requests, ensuring compliance with legal requirements;
  • Stay updated on data protection laws and assist in policy development to ensure compliance;
  • Collaborate with a range of University stakeholders to implement and monitor data security measures;
  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to support decision-making;
  • Draft, review, and edit legal documents and agreements.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A degree in law, or relevant legal qualification;
  • Experience in providing well-informed advice, engaging with stakeholders, and managing files;
  • Strong research and analytical skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills.

Why join us?

  • Meaningful impact: be part of a team dedicated to upholding legal standards and ensuring the integrity of our University.
  • Professional Development: access ongoing learning opportunities and career growth within a supportive environment.
  • Collaborative Culture: join a dynamic team where your contributions are valued and collaboration is encouraged.

Apply Today:

If you’re ready to make a difference and embark on a rewarding career journey with us, we invite you to apply for the Paralegal (Compliance & Regulation) position today! Please send your up-to-date CV and cover letter outlining how your skills meet the requirements of the role to: vacancies@harper-adams.ac.uk

The closing date for this position is midnight on Thursday 29 February 2024.

If you have any queries or questions, or for an informal discussion please contact David Edwards, University Solicitor, at dedwards@harper-adams.ac.uk. For further information about the University or to see full job description, please visit our website at www.harper-adams.ac.uk

Harper Adams University is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and abilities. Should you require any adjustments to complete your application for this role then please contact Annabel Porter, Governance Manager on aporter@harper-adams.ac.uk#

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