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Assistant Solicitor

3497

Academic Development and Services
Central St Martins - King's Cross
Full time
Permanent
No
Closing date
08/09/2017 23:55
£40,000 -£49,999

In this role, you will play an important part in implementing exciting initiatives within this stimulating arts environment by drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on contracts and regulatory matters for a wide range of University projects.

Your work will create exceptional opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and will support the development of the University’s strategies.

Working alongside solicitors and support staff within the Legal Services team, you will advise and interact with motivated colleagues across the University at all levels.


University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. They are Central Saint Martins, London College of Fashion, London College of Communication, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Wimbledon College of Art and Camberwell College of Arts.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries.

You are a qualified solicitor who has gained post-qualification experience in private practice or an in-house legal team. You are looking to take the next step in your career to grow your skills.

You need to be able to write fluently and have the ability to convey highly technical information in a clear way.

Importantly, you have a strong commercial focus and an excellent grasp of commercial work across a broad range of projects. You will also have a good working knowledge or some experience of at least one of the following:

  • Intellectual Property law issues
  • Higher Education collaborations
  • Regulatory law

Detail conscious, you approach your work with a practical and proactive mind-set – quickly identifying problems, understanding the context and proposing constructive commercial solutions.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension, a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries, you may contact ADS Recruitment Team, email ADSRecruitment@arts.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7514 9627.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.