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Quilombo UK, Kingston upon Thames (On-site)
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Quilombo UK, Kingston upon Thames (On-site)
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Quilombo UK, Kingston upon Thames (On-site)
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Quilombo UK, Kingston upon Thames (On-site)
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Job description

We are a Kingston-based social marketing enterprise using creative thinking to build community cohesion.

We aim to attract knowledgeable individuals encouraging different cultures to unite which enables us to share and celebrate essential lessons. 

Partnering with local organisations, we put on programmes of training, workshops and other events that promote unity and tolerance.

We conduct research to support our cause to challenge preconceptions around race and stereotyping. As well as delivering workshops on unconscious bias in the workplace. 

Ready for an adventure? Dive into the heart of Quilombo UK by exploring our website and videos! Explore the values that guide our  mission, values and the impactful work we do to make a difference in our community.

Join us in leading positive change!

Role Description:

Quilombo UK is seeking to welcome a qualified and experienced professional to join us as a Legal Support Specialist to join our Directors' Support Team in a volunteer capacity. The Legal Support Specialist will play a crucial role in closely supporting the Quilombo UK Directorship by conducting legal research, reviewing documents, and effectively communicating findings to the directors. 

The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of taking briefings, translating them into actionable outcomes, and contributing to the overall success of the organisation.

Main Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Directors’ Support Team to provide legal guidance on a wide range of issues related to Quilombo UK’s operation.

  • Analyse legal documents, contracts, and agreements, ensuring accuracy and identifying potential risks or opportunities. Collaborate with the Directors to provide informed recommendations.

  • Conduct thorough legal research on relevant topics, providing comprehensive and well-documented summaries to aid decision-making processes.

  • Assist in managing and organising legal briefings, ensuring all relevant information is captured and disseminated appropriately to facilitate informed decision-making

  • Effectively communicate legal findings, updates, and recommendations to the Quilombo UK Directors. Clearly articulate complex legal concepts in a manner accessible to non-legal stakeholders.

  • Participate in meetings and discussions to provide timely legal insights.

  • Work closely with other team members to ensure legal considerations are integrated into organisational initiatives.

  • Work collaboratively with the Directors' Support Team to translate legal actions into tangible outcomes. Monitor progress and provide regular updates on legal initiatives.

  • Provide written reports as and when required. To undertake additional duties as required for the role.

 Essential:

  • A qualified legal professional with a recognized legal qualification and relevant experience.

  • Proven experience in legal roles, with a strong background in research, document review, and communication of legal matters.

  • Demonstrated commitment to volunteer work and contributing time and expertise to support the goals of Quilombo UK.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal information in a clear and understandable manner.

  • Strong collaborative skills and the ability to work effectively within a team, fostering a positive and inclusive working environment.

  • Ability to comprehend and act upon briefings, translating them into actionable outcomes that align with the organisation's objectives.

  • To show professionalism at all levels and in all environments

  • Strong team player

  • Ability to work independently and ask for clarification when needed.

  • Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Desirable:

  • Committed to working with the community with a passion for helping others less fortunate.

  • Can work without much supervision

What do we offer:

  • Online placement

  • Opportunity for professional growth and development in Legal 

  • A collaborative and inclusive work environment that values diversity and innovation.

The Professional Development Programme with Quilombo UK runs over a period of 16 weeks, is UNPAID and requires a minimum of 12 hours commitment per week across Monday, Wednesday and/or Friday.

Upon successful application, our HR team will contact you to arrange an interview. Following a successful interview, we'll initiate the onboarding process by sending you the necessary documents. Once your onboarding and identification documents are received and verified, you'll be invited to a 6-hour HR and System Induction. Subsequently, you'll meet with your Head of Department or Assistant Manager for your First Day.

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Quilombo UK View profile Company size Size: 51 - 100
Posted on: 25 March 2024
Closing date: 23 June 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Legal