Paul Davies is looking for a research assistant to help with a book called “Equity, Trusts and Commerce”.

Duration and hours

The work is to start at the end of July and will run until September 2016.

The hours will vary, but the assistant will be expected to work for up to 50 hours over the course of the summer.


The post will report to Paul Davies


This post requires a strong background in the common law, excellent research skills, and access to online search tools and a law library.

Good admin and IT skills are essential.


This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.

Rate of Pay

This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £14.01/hour plus holiday pay of £2.40 = total of £16.41/hour. **


This post is funded by the Law Faculty’s Research Support Fund.

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to by July 1. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability over summer.

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to

** short term casual work is paid at a lower rate of holiday pay: £14.01 + £1.69 = £15.70