Solicitor - Fixed term – Maternity Cover

Organisation
University of Dundee
Reference
VAC-14022
Contract Type
Locum/Contract
Practice Area
Commercial
Location
Dundee
Salary
£42k+ dep on experience
PQE
3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
This is an exciting opportunity to join this in-house organisation on an interim basis for up to 12 months in Dundee.

Job Description

The University of Dundee

Our core mission at the University of Dundee is to transform lives, locally and globally, through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge. 

Job description

Reporting to the Director of Legal you will be given a unique role where your advice will have real impact on an inspirational international organisation.

Sitting within the heart of the University as key member of a small legal team you will advise the institution on a broad range of legal issues related to commercial matters with an element of international work.

The University is looking for an experienced, dynamic lawyer who can work directly with senior management within business development units and provide commercially focussed, solution orientated advice.

Key to this pivotal role is previous commercial contract experience (ideally learnt in-house), and the drive to grow a highly risk aware culture promoting compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements applicable to the University. 

Appliance of sound commercial judgement to legal issues will be central to success.

You will be a qualified lawyer with an unrestricted practicing certificate.

In return we offer you great work, career development together with competitive salary and benefits.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV and covering letter including notice period and salary expectations.

A full job description is available on applying.

The University of Dundee is an equal opportunity employer.

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