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This disclaimer is relevant for any legal recruiters looking to advertise any vacancies on the JobSearch section of the Future Lawyers Network and any users accessing the JobSeach database to look for vacancies.

  1. The online service is provided free of charge, and every effort is made to keep the site up and running.  However, the information provided in accordance with this service is without responsibility on an “as is” and “as available” basis for general information purposes only. The University of Law makes no representations or warranties in relation to this service or the information and materials provided.

  2. To the maximum extent permitted, The University of Law accepts no liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience to an employer, advertiser, applicant or any other user, resulting from or in connection with the use of this service, including without limitation, direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever.  For the avoidance of doubt, liability for fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation, death or personal injury is not excluded.

  3. The Employability Service acts as a conduit between recruiters and candidates and the information provided by this service is not recommended or endorsed by The University of Law.

  4. The University of Law reserves the right to edit vacancies for clarity, brevity or for other justifiable reasons.

  5. All vacancies must be in English

  6. We reserve the right to refuse to place an advertisement or remove a vacancy from our site if, in our opinion, it is not in the interests of our students, the Employability Service or the University.

  7. Recruiters should ensure that vacancies submitted to us meet all requirements of current employment and equal opportunities legislation.

  8. This service is provided to assist with the recruitment into specific positions and must not be used to collect a ‘bank’ of CVs for distribution to third parties, or for any other use other than to fill the vacancy or vacancies specified in the initial advertisement.

  9. We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the service or content at any time.

  10. All unpaid positions will be advertised as ‘work experience’, the unpaid nature of the role must be made clear and, except in exceptional circumstances, the position should last no longer than 28 days.

  11. All users of this website and service are deemed to be bound by and agree with the terms of this disclaimer.

Unpaid work experience 

Gaining experience in a legal environment can prove highly beneficial to those seeking to enter the legal sector. However, both recruiters and candidates should be aware that, depending on the nature of the role, work experience placements may be covered by minimum wage legislation.

As remuneration, employment terms and duties are matters for the recruiter and applicant, the Employability Service will continue to advertise work experience. However, in response to student concerns, a decision has been taken not to advertise unpaid positions lasting longer than 28 days, except in exceptional circumstances.

Those using the service to look for work are encouraged to read our student recruitment guidance.