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Bristol University Law School
Director, Law Clinic

Full time
Salary £34,565 – £38,907 per annum
Closing date for applications 8 June 2014

The Law School invites applications to the post of Director of its Law Clinic.

The successful candidate will be a qualified solicitor or barrister with the ability to act as a sole practitioner. We expect the postholder to have practice experience in relevant areas of English law, such as property law (landlord and tenant), employment law, social security law, immigration law and contract/consumer law. It is desirable that the postholder has some experience of teaching or training. The person appointed will have primary responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Clinic and development of the Clinic in terms of broadening its activities, reach and funding. The successful applicant will contribute fully in the life of the School and Faculty through teaching on our new optional unit in Clinical Legal Studies, and working with colleagues developing a research agenda around clinical legal activities.

The University of Bristol Law School has an international reputation for high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research. With 1000 students, of whom 200 are postgraduate, excellent teaching and research facilities, strong links with the legal profession and civic groups, the School plays a full role in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law.

For informal enquiries regarding the role please contact Professor David Cowan on (0117) 954 5224 or at Further information on the University of Bristol Law School can be found at

For more details on the post see here.

Giles Peaker is a solicitor and partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold Solicitors in South London. You can find him on Linkedin and on Twitter. Known as NL round these parts.


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