University Secretary's Office

The Secretary’s Office provides a wide range of advice and support on legal and compliance issues to all academic and professional departments of the University. The Office is also responsible for drafting and implementing revisions to the University’s Charter and Statutes and other policies, procedures and regulations.

The Office’s responsibilities include work in the areas of property and commercial law, employment law, intellectual property, insurance, risk management, data protection, freedom of information, staff and student mediation and dispute resolution, appeals and discipline. The Secretary’s Office comprises professional staff, including eight lawyers, the Insurance Officer and Insurance Assistant, the Information Rights Officer, the Student Complaints Officer and associated support staff. For further information about the responsibilities of those working in the Secretary's Office, you can meet the team and see our areas of work (Office document, 40kB)

You can find us at:

5th Floor, South Wing
Senate House
Tyndall Avenue
Bristol BS8 1TH

Main telephone: 0117 928 7788 (Internal: 87788)
General enquiries: legal@bristol.ac.uk