Legal Counsel

Cambridge, UK
£50,000 - £55,000 depending on the level of experience
14 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Legal Counsel
Permanent - Full time

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 depending on the level of experience

Location: Cambridge

Where does a Legal Counsel unlock the power of learning?

For over 150 years Cambridge Assessment has unlocked the power of education for millions of learners of all ages and abilities. Your role will be pivotal to building on and enhancing the services we offer. In a nutshell, you will be reporting to the General Counsel covering a broad range of legal matters including general, commercial and regulatory - working collaboratively with your Legal Team and liaising with the regulator Ofqual. It is both a wide ranging and in-depth role, ensuring compliance on a full range of regulatory requirements, policies and procedures, reflecting business and commercial requirements into contracts - making the most of your 2 to 7 years Post Qualification Experience.

Can you do it? Yes you can.

If you are a consummate Legal Counsel with the expertise and passion to unlock the power of learning, we would certainly like to hear from you.

Apply now.

Who we are

Cambridge Assessment is Europe's largest assessment group, incorporating three major awarding bodies. It plays a leading role in researching, developing and delivering assessment to eight million candidates in 170 countries every year. The Group is a department of the University of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:
  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Subsidised staff restaurants
  • Support for professional qualifications
  • Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create an atmosphere where everyone's contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 30/06/2019 and interviews will be held on 12/07/2019 .

If you're successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.


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