Legal Adviser/Junior Solicitor

University of Southampton
December 13, 2022
Offerd Salary:£32,348 to £39,745
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Legal Adviser/Junior Solicitor Legal Services

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £32,348 to £39,745 per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Tuesday 13 December 2022 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2071722BB

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 [email protected]

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at https: // The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Janice Poon (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email [email protected] Please quote reference 2071722BB on all correspondence.

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  • We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.

    Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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