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£45000 - £46000 per annum
Permanent, Part-time, 21 hours - 3 days
This recruiter is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. So apply now!
Job description

Age UK's vision is to make the UK a great place to grow older. Would you like to join our fantastic Legal Team and help us make a difference?
We are actively recruiting for a part-time (21 hours) Legal Adviser to join our busy legal team to provide advice, support and guidance to the Age UK Group, which is solution focused, timely and legally compliant. As both an individual contributor and an efficient team player, you will work closely with the company secretary and the wider team to ensure that an appropriate legal service is provided to the charity.

Please note this fantastic opportunity is a three day week job share role, overlapping for one day per week with the person sharing the role. Advertised salary is pro rata.

You will be:

Reviewing and negotiating general commercial contracts
Managing and reporting compliance with trading principles/obligations
Managing external legal disputes, when required
Monitor new laws and regulations for implications that may affect Age UK
Take responsibility for ensuring that the charity and its subsidiaries comply with legal requirements
Support internal clients, providing legal advice across a range of subjects including IP, media, data protection and trademark enforcement.

Skills & Experience:
* An LLB or equivalent, plus a post-graduate course in a law related field (e.g. the LPC)
* 2 - 4 years (+) experience in a law firm or in-house legal department
* Expertise in commercial law (essential)
* Expertise in charity law (desirable)
* Excellent academic credentials
* Admitted and qualified to practice Law in England and Wales
* Advanced problem solving capabilities
* Excellent writing and communication skills
* Considers commercial implications of decisions
* Understands Age UK, the brand and our strategy
* Attention to detail
* The ability to multi-task, work flexibly and cover for colleagues in their absence

What we offer in return

* Competitive salary, 26 days annual leave + bank holidays + annual leave purchase scheme.
* Excellent pension scheme, life assurance, Simply Health cashback plan and EAP.
* Car Benefit Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loan.
* Techscheme - buy any tech from Apple or Currys, up to £1000, and spread the cost over 12 months, interest free
* Discount on Gym Membership and Go Sweat Fitness & Wellbeing Benefit.
* You Did It Awards - recognition awards from £100-250.

Additional Information

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

More about Age UK
Age UK

Who we are

Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Read more

Posted on: 26 November 2021
Closing date: 10 December 2021
Job ref: Grp00700
Tags: Legal

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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