University and College Union are looking for a Head of Legal Services to join their team in London.
Job Title: Head of Legal Services
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
The University and College Union (UCU) represents over 120,000 academics, lecturers, trainers, instructors, researchers, managers, administrators, computer staff, librarians and postgraduates in universities, colleges, prisons, adult education and training organisations across the UK.
Head of Legal Services - The Role:
Based at our London Head Office, your main duties will be to deliver the full range of legal services, including oversight and management of members' casework; acting as legal adviser on corporate and industrial matters and developing and delivering UCU's data protection strategy and policy. You will identify and lead on strategic casework. There is a small team to manage.
Head of Legal Services - Experience:
- You will be a qualified solicitor, with 5 years' experience in employment law (including discrimination, TUPE, equal pay and litigation)
- You will have significant experience of working in a politicised environment in a Trade Union context
- You will also need to have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to lead and develop individuals.
If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, press 'apply' today. You will be redirected to our site where you can complete your application.
Closing date for applications: 25 February at 10 am
Interview date: 16 March