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UWE – P/T Lecturer in Professional Law


UWE currently have a permanent, part time vacancy for a Lecturer in Professional Law within our Law School.

 

About us: UWE, Bristol Law School is a leading UK provider of legal education and one of the largest full-service Law Schools in the UK. Bristol Law School has been purpose built to provide the best possible environment in which to learn and offers state of the art facilities, including two mock courtrooms, modern Harvard lecture theatres and teaching spaces, a Legal Resource Room, and a dedicated Business Advice Clinic, where our law students undertake a range of Pro Bono work, supervised by Solicitors.

About you: Working in the School of Law, comprising of academic (LLB/LLM) and professional (GDL/BTC/LPC) programmes, this appointment will focus on teaching and supporting students on Professional Law and Undergraduate programs in Solicitors Accounts, Family Law Clinic and related subjects and skills.

We would particularly welcome applicants who are practising solicitors or have recent experience of practice as a solicitor. The role will require the ability to support the development of student’s professional legal skills in a law clinic setting where students interview, research, create written advice for clients on a range of family law issues, managing work within small teams, using case management system and developing skills in critical reflection.

About UWE Bristol: We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,800 staff. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. Our staff and students come from over 160 countries making this a diverse, dynamic and rewarding place to work and study.

We have a lot to be proud of at UWE. We are 6th in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey) and importantly, 96% of UWE Bristol graduates are in employment or further study within six months after graduation. We have also achieved TEF Gold status, have been ranked 21st in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2021 and 29th  in the latest Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables‘.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed while incredible new facilities continue to be developed to enhance our offer even further.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days pro rata
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • ongoing learning and professional development opportunities
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Delyth James (Associate Head of Department) on 0117 328 2270 or email: Delyth.James@uwe.ac.uk

This post is a permanent, part-time post working on a 50% contract.

We particularly encourage applications from BAME and/or male applicants as we are currently under represented in these areas however all appointments are made on merit.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment.

Please note that early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advert early should we feel able to appoint appropriate candidates.

Applications should made via our website, please use the link below for more information and to apply:

Lecturer in Professional Law