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Legal Counsel

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30 - £35 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Chloe Cameron

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    4 months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Exciting opportunity for a Lawyer to join a well-regarded University in London as an In-House Counsel on a locum basis.

This will be a remote working role for at least 4 months and may lead to a permanent role within the team.

My client is looking for a versatile and independent Lawyer who possesses a good manner with colleagues and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in the Higher Education sector or have highly transferable skills. We are open to aaplications from non-qualified legal professional as long as you have extensive relevant legal experience.

The successful In-House Lawyer will handle an extremely varied caseload, with not two days being the same. Therefore, you must be adaptable and willing to pick up others areas of work according to demand.

Duties will include:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts
  • Data protection
  • Student-related issues
  • Regulatory matters
  • Litigation

While all of the above may feature in the role, it is most crucial that you have extensive experience of contract law.

You will be working closely with the Senior In-House Counsel and liaising with various internal and external stakeholders.


  • Long-term prospects and progression
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Fully remote working
  • Modern IT systems

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for shortlisting. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Chloë Cameron in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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