In House Charity Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 71960
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: .
  • Salary: £48,000 to £52,000
  • Sector: Charities, Commercial, Commercial Contracts, In House
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jon Cowdry
  • Email: jon@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description

THE CHARITY

A leading UK charity.

THE ROLE

  • Providing legal advice, and interpretation of legislation, on risk and opportunities in line with the charity's objectives.
  • Custodian of good risk-based decision making, with responsibility for making decisions on legal risk within role scope.
  • Preparing Board papers so that decisions can be taken at trustee level.
  • Advising on and drafting legal agreements and documentation as required.
  • Advising and responding to complaints from individuals, regulators or government department.
  • Providing legal advice to internal clients on campaigning activities and strategic projects
  • Deliver legal training to the organisation where required; and effective use of external counsel and the legal budget.
  • Draft and update policy to help the charity manage legal risks in areas such as fraud, bribery, campaigning and safeguarding
  • Manage the charity's legal relationships with its branches, members, volunteers, fundraisers and service users with particular responsibility for administering the branch constitution
  • Prepare/negotiate service level agreements and similar contracts with third parties in the interests of the business and on the instruction of internal client

THE PERSON

* 3 PQE UK qualified solicitor

* Ideally some in house experience

* Previous charity experience would be beneficial

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.