Litigation Solicitor – Student Loans Company Limited

Litigation Solicitor (Job No.IRC22386)

Employment Solicitor (Job No.IRC22387)

Glasgow

£35K – £50K – dependent on experience                                          

Monday – Friday – 37.5 hours per week

 

Student Loans Company Limited (“SLC”) is a non-profit making Government-owned organisation set up in 1989 to provide loans and grants to students in universities and colleges in the UK. SLC is responsible for student support delivery in the UK.

We have an excellent opportunity for two Solicitors to join our Legal and Compliance team on a permanent basis.

The Solicitors will provide legal advice on the full suite of Legal & Compliance matters applicable to SLC, both strategic and operational; to the Board, Directors and Senior Managers under the direction of the Senior Manager: Legal & Compliance, thus helping to ensure that SLC operates within its regulatory framework and meets its statutory obligations.

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure adherence and compliance with all requirements of law, regulations, guidelines and best practice such that SLC achieves the highest standards of corporate governance.
  • To contribute towards the delivery of an ongoing programme of policy development and training for senior managers on Legal and Compliance matters and to raise levels of awareness across SLC while improving Governance.
  • To identify areas of weakness within the Company on compliance matters and initiate change initiatives with senior managers across the business.
  • To provide advice and support to all areas of the business including by way of example Repayments in relation to debt recovery and Procurement in relation to matters affecting suppliers etc

To review the full job description please refer to vacancy IRC22386/7 at: www.slc.co.uk/current-opportunities

Employee benefits include a generous pension, holiday allowance, childcare vouchers, travel season ticket loan, flexi-time and options to buy and sell annual leave.

Your application will be assessed after the closing date at which point we will contact you.

Closing Date: 6 June 2018

All successful candidates are required to undergo a security vetting process which includes a credit check. Offers of employment will be subject to relevant security clearance, health clearance and satisfactory references prior to confirmation of appointment.

Failure to obtain the required clearances may result in the withdrawal of any offer or the immediate termination of contract.

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