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Associate - Charity Solicitor

£75000 - £85000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

Are you looking to accelerate your carrer in law? This is a superb opportunity to join a Top 100 UK law firm at the Associate level.

Renowened for its experitsie in the sector, this legal practice is seeking to expand its Charity & Ecclesiastical team based in the City of London.

The Firm:

Ranked in the Top 100, this firm is different to many other City firms - they have a unique progressive culture, and unlike other City firms, it is common for people to stay with them for their entire careers. As a result, it is rare to find staff retention rates this good.

The firm is known for dealing with the highest quality work, and the London office has 400 members known for punching well above their weight.

The practise advises on projects of national significance such as the transformation of Battersea Power Station and the construction of HS2.

This firm boasts a highly developed charity practice - working with some of the largest charitable organisations in the country, such as the university bodies, the Church of England and the Charity Commission.

The firm values work-life balance and has a friendly, progressive and supportive team dynamic but handles quality work like that of much larger City firms.

Flexible working is standard policy with most staff opting to work in a hybrid manner - working from home 50% of the time.

The Role:

The firm is seeking an Associate Charity Solicitor 2 - 4 years PQE, to join its highly ranked team based in the City of London.

As already mentioned, you will work with a broad and exciting range of clients, ranging from universities and schools to ecclesiastical organisations and Royal chartered bodies. Other clients include social enterprises and some of the UK's largest national charities.

You will work on a varied caseload, covering matters such as establishing and registering new charities, reviewing and advising on interpretating/changing governing documents, managing charity incorporations and mergers, advising on the interpretation of legacy gifts, applying to the Charity Commission for schemes and orders, advising on the establishment of social enterprises and winding-up charities.

This role comes with exciting client exposure, encompassing leading the relationship with a key diocesan client.

You will provide advice spanning a range of legal matters such as property, charity and trust law as well as specialist areas such as education and ecclesiastical law.

The department aims to provide excellent value to its client base while continuing to forge a reputation as the go-to firm in the ecclesiastical and charity markets.


  • England and Wales qualified solicitor with 2-4 years PQE
  • Experience in charity law is essential
  • Able communicator with a client focus
  • Good work ethic and a commercial mindset

This will is a fantastic role in charity law that will enable an ambitious solicitor to accelerate their carrer within a modern and flexible firm - based in the heart of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.