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Legal Services Advisor
This vacancy was placed on : 30.11.2016
Closing Date : 15.01.2017
Job Introduction :

Finance Directorate

Legal Services Advisor

Full Time

(Part time applications will be considered)

Permanent Position

Grade: MAN 2

Full Time Salary Range: £48,327 - £55,998

Wrexham Glyndŵr is the University of and for North East Wales, with a supportive ethos that places students at the centre of all its activities. It is a young, ambitious University that contributes to economic growth through strong industrial partnerships. It has embarked on the delivery of a new strategic plan which will see it strengthen its offerings for students, providing an outstanding and professionally-focussed learning experience, and working towards achieving research degree awarding powers at the end of the decade.

The continued successful evolution of the University depends on all of the people who work here. The Legal Services Advisor is an exciting and new role to the University that will play a key part in providing in house legal expertise and advice and will contribute to managing the University’s legal responsibilities including compliance and statutory requirements. Working in partnership with the Academic Schools and Professional Services areas to provide high quality legal advice and guidance is essential.

We are looking for a candidate who has a minimum of 4 years’ practical experience as a qualified solicitor with proven experience in providing advice and guidance on themes such as;

Contract negotiation and preparation for the provision/sale of goods, services and research to third parties (including international) to ensure that the University is protected commercially and intellectually.

  • Contract negotiation and preparation for the provision/sale of goods, services and research to third parties (including international) to ensure that the University is protected commercially and intellectually.

  • Commercial legal issues such as data protection, freedom of information and procurement.

  • Tendering and bid process

  • Litigation in areas such as student affairs, professional indemnity issues, personal injury claims and debt collection

Further detail can be found in the job description for this role.

The ideal candidate will have a successful track record in the delivery of a customer focused and professional legal support service that is flexible to the needs of a diverse range of customers. If you are a self-starter and have well-developed interpersonal and team working skills, a high level of attention to detail and would like the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the University, then this could be the role for you.

As this is a new position at the University we are prepared to accept applications on either a full time or flexible part time (minimum 23hrs per week) basis.

Applications should be submitted on line via the Wrexham Glyndŵr University website, to apply, please follow the link:

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The closing date for receiving applications is the 15th January 2017. Please note – CVs will only be accepted if accompanied by a completed application form.