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Job Profile Legal – Legal Advisor

Type of Contract Permanent

Purpose of the position

Provide legal advisory services to BPP Professional Training Group

The objective of this role is to help provide legal advisory services to the entire BPP Professional Education Group (UK and International), in particular in relation to the following key areas: commercial contracts, corporate structuring and governance, regulatory compliance, consumer law, intellectual property, data protection and marketing. As an integral member of the legal team, this role is created for individuals with a dedication and passion for legal work with a larger goal in mind.

what you gonna do

  • Manage new assignments from the legal inbox (covering a wide range of topics)
  • Provide appropriate legal advice to the business within the team’s SLAs.
  • Provide legal advisory services, including in the following key areas: commercial contracts (with a focus on apprenticeship contracts and IT contracts), corporate structuring and governance, regulatory compliance, consumer law, intellectual property, data protection and marketing.

Assist in supervising junior team members.

The role is a hybrid role, with the successful candidate required to travel to BPP offices (London Liverpool Street and from June 2022 London Portsoken Street) two days a week, and any additional days reasonably required.

Choose a better work-life balance

With hybrid work available, you will be able to split your time between one of our centers and wherever you choose to call home. Either way, you’ll benefit from a vibrant workplace and a culture that believes in the importance of caring for others, while being part of a diverse workforce where difference is celebrated. Plus, you’ll work alongside other like-minded professionals who champion progress, while having opportunities for development in an environment where creativity and innovation are rewarded. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a generous 25 days of annual leave, and there’s a rewards package that includes retail discounts, a personal group pension plan, dedicated healthcare and dental plans. that provide additional insurance to take care of you and your family. . Brilliantly, you can also study any of the BPP courses for free, whether it is a professional qualification or a full degree.

Main responsibilities:

Please refer to the attached job description.

department Legal

vacation spot United Kingdom, London, London Liverpool Street

Application criteria

What we are looking for

  • Be a qualified solicitor in England and Wales (we are looking for a 2-year PQE NQ Solicitor, although applications from any PQE will be considered).
  • Demonstrable experience in advising on commercial contracts.
  • Experience with data protection law (especially DPA 2018).
  • Comfortable answering a wide range of questions on a variety of business, client and student topics via our legal inbox.
  • Possess exceptional writing, negotiation, problem solving, team, communication and client management skills.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate complex legal concepts in a clear and understandable format both orally and in writing to a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to manage own workload and clients.
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in working internally.
  • Experience in the field of compliance, tenders, consumer law or intellectual property law will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in labor law or civil litigation would be a plus.
  • A first internal experience would be a plus.
  • Interest in the education sector, and the regulations governing higher education in particular. Although educational experience is beneficial, it is not essential.

Does this seem like the ideal solution to you? Apply today.

Job details

Contract hours 37.50

AND P 1.00

Salary 55K to 60K depending on experience


Full job description

JD Legal Advisor – 2022.pdf (62 KB)

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