Job Description


This is a unique opportunity to work for an institution that unlocks creative potential and provides opportunities that transform lives through education, research, innovation, and enterprise. The University of Southampton, with over 20,000 students and 5,000 staff is a key member of the Russell Group of universities and a leading research institution with strong links to industry and commerce.

As a legal intern you will play an important role in the legal team and gain hands-on experience in an in-house legal practice, supported by more senior staff which will stand you in excellent stead to enable you to meet year-in employment requirement as part of your law degree. Alternatively, if you already have a law degree it will provide you with your first-time real-world exposure to legal practice in an exciting and varied in-house role to enable you to secure a training contract in the future.

This is a fixed-term post for 12 months as it is expected that the successful applicant will be in the process of completing their law degree or otherwise looking to secure a training contract.

With an already good understanding of IT applications and MS office suite, you will be able to solve basic problems by adhering to established practices and procedures and demonstrate that you are able to use your own judgement as to when to seek advice from a more senior colleague.

Benefits include a generous annual leave entitlement, a supportive working environment and access to an excellent pension scheme.

Informal inquiries may be addressed to the Senior Legal Adviser, Kam Patel on 023 80 597026, or by email at [email protected]

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We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who supports our mission of inclusivity.

Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.

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