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Associate - Charity Solicitor

£75000 - £90000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a charity solicitor to join this Legal 500 recognised, national law firm based in the City of London.

With a firm specialism in the Charity sector, this is one of the most pioneering law firms in the sector. The role is offered to charity lawyers with 3-5 years PQE at the Associate level.

The Firm

This firm has several offices across the country, including its head office in Central London. They have a team comprising over 250 lawyers who are all experts in their field. This gives them a formidable reputation across the sectors in which they work.

From its humble beginnings specialising in healthcare and charity law, this firm has thrived and grown while maintaining its commitment to its original sectors.

They develop and nurture their staff, providing opportunities to progress and build on knowledge and experience consistently.

This firm has a lovely social side to its company culture, which makes being a lawyer stimulating, rewarding and enjoyable. You'll find like-minded people all working towards the same common goals. The staff at this firm speak highly of the friendly and supportive teams, the varied and exciting work they have and the flexibility on offer.

The Role

This pioneering Legal 500 law firm is looking to grow it award-winning department and recruit a Charity solicitor with 3-5 years PQE to join its City of London office.

This firm is looking for an experienced charity solicitor to join its flagship Charities and Social Enterprise department. The successful candidate will have experience in charity and company law. Knowledge of regulatory matters affecting social enterprises and community interest companies will also be advantageous.

This is an ideal position for those looking to develop their careers within a busy national team, working at the cutting edge of developments in the charity sector.

The team operates with a wide array of charities as well as other legal entities delivering positive social outcomes. Other clients include sector specific organisations such as the Charity Finance Group of Social Enterprise UK.

The team is truly at the forefront of providing legal advice to the charity and social sector. As a result, it will be paramount that the successful candidate has a genuine interest and enthusiasm in the work undertaken by the team.

You will be encouraged to become involved in business development and client relationship management, and be supported to develop your practice - taking true responsibility for your work.

You will be working alongside celebrated lawyers, highly recognised in the Legal 500 for their work. These highly-skilled individuals will provide tailored training and the firm is prepared to provide real investment into your career.

There is strong ethos of cross-departmental cooperation and you will work constructively with colleagues from offices across the country.

Solicitors from both private practice and in-house backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


  • England & Wales qualified solicitor with 3-5 years of PQE
  • Essential that you have experience in charity and company law
  • Knowledge of regulatory matters affecting social enterprises is advantageous
  • Solid organisational skills

Salary & Benefits:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Competitive salary - in line with experience
  • You will gain professional development with a structured path to advancing your career
  • Private Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection

This is an incredible opportunity for a charity lawyer to join this well-known, legal 500 firm based in central London.

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