Legal Services – Vice Chancellor’s Office 

It’s an exciting time to join Loughborough University. From our 440-acre campus in Leicestershire and our postgraduate London campus on Queen Elizabeth Park, the University is enjoying a time of unprecedent achievement. Amongst many accolades and awards Loughborough University was named University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020, ranked 7th in the Complete University Guide 2022, as well as top ranked university in the Midlands and top ten for student satisfaction.

Loughborough University’s ambition is to maintain its status as a world leading Higher Education institution, but that doesn’t mean standing still. To support this ambition, the Legal Services team provides high quality, pragmatic and focussed commercial legal support. 

The successful candidate will work with the University’s external legal support, including Browne Jacobson, who will be working with the University on the recruitment and development of the post holder. 

This role would suit a lawyer with up to three years post qualification experience, with a willingness to gain a breadth of experience and a desire to become an integral part of the in-house team. However, applications from qualified lawyers of all experience and backgrounds are welcome. 

Loughborough University is a great place to work, and you can find out more about the benefits of being part of the Loughborough team here. With generous leave allowance, hybrid working opportunities, award winning campus facilities and broad development opportunities, there’s never been a better time to work here. 

Loughborough University is a member of the Race Equality Charter which aims to improve the representation, progression and success of minority ethnic staff and students. The University is a Disability Confident Employer, a government initiative that sets out our commitment to challenge attitudes to and increase understanding of disability, as well as our commitment to removing any barriers that disabled people and people with long-term health conditions might face in the workplace. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion – affirming our commitment to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for the LGBT+ community.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual assessment centre on Tuesday 24 August.

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