Contracts Paralegal

Exeter, Devon
£20,836 pro-rata
13 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Contracts Paralegal (Ref. No P68594)

Compliance, Governance and Risk

This new part-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis. The starting salary will be from £20,836 pro-rata on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.  

Summary of the role/position

We are recruiting for a Contracts Paralegal to join us working as part of the Legal team based within the Compliance, Governance and Risk Directorate. 

You will be an experienced, organised and enthusiastic paralegal, with an eye for detail, to provide support to a busy team working on commercial, research and education matters. You will be involved in drafting and negotiating a range of standard contracts and providing administrative support to the team.

You will work closely as part of the Contracts and IP team within Legal Services to ensure the provision of an effective contractual negotiation and administrative function to the University. This will also include covering a range of activities primarily relating to the University’s research and intellectual property portfolio.

The application closing date for this position is: Monday 2nd September 2019.                         

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we’re fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Package Details

Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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