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Charity Law Senior Associate / Partner

£80000 - £120000 per annum Negotiable DOE Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Are you a Charity Lawyer interested in taking a lead role in developing a Tom 100 law firm's charity and not-for-profit team? This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to lead and develop a team of lawyers specialising in this sector.

The firm already has a significant presence in the sector. They have built long-established relationships and partnerships with charities and 3rd sector organisations across the UK.

As such, this firm would present the ideal opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to develop a market-leading charity and not-for-profit practice in the years ahead.

The Firm

Since its inception, the firm has been a hallmark for quality nationally, quickly establishing itself as the expert in a truly diverse array of sectors. Providing a service underpinned by quality and exceeding expectations, the Top 100 firm supports individuals, business and non-profit entities in a manner fitting to their stature, leading the market and setting the tone for excellent legal advice.

Over 600 strong, with over 40 Chambers ranked Partners, their position in the UK market is untenable, with their ongoing growth serving to better their clients, colleagues and the wider community.

Growing as a result of continued success, their values of hard work, nurturing talent, harnessing ambition and being ahead of the curve has only served to bolster their friendly, empathic culture. Your career should be fun, rewarding, and continually moving; the firm puts this into practice.

All colleagues progress in a manner that's structured, clear and fitting to their own aspirations. Seeing colleague development as a strategic obligation, you'll be in close contact with Partners that started in support roles and are now Chambers and Legal 500 ranked leaders.

Continually seeking to innovate, you'll utilise the latest technologies whilst also fully supported, whether from the office or working home.

The Role

This Legal 500, Top 100 firm is looking for a Charity Lawyer to join in London.

The role requires an individual who has significant experience in advising charities and not-for-profit organisations.

They require someone with experience in advising on Charity formation, choosing appropriate legal structures, registration with the charity commission, and mergers.

You will also provide ongoing regulatory and governance advice.

The firm's commitment to the charity and not-for-profit sector extends far beyond the legal advice it provides. Significantly few other firms in the UK could demonstrate a similar range and volume of support to charity partners and clients.

The Requirements

  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the charity and not-for-profit sector and a record of building effective relationships with clients, partner organisations and membership bodies.
  • The successful candidate may already be an established partner who has built a reputation and client following as an expert and influencer in the sector. However, they could equally be an ambitious lawyer looking to take the next step in their career and who could thrive in an environment where they are given substantial freedom and support.
  • The role will require attention to detail, commercial awareness and solid Charity law acumen.
  • Confidence and interpersonal skills when engaging with clients is key
  • Passion for what you do!

For a Charity Lawyer keen to take a lead role with a Top 100 firm, this is a great opportunity.

Apply now for immediate confidential consideration, or call Charlie at JMC Legal Recruitment for a discrete discussion.