Commercial Legal Counsel for Charity

Sellick Partnership Limited
United Kingdom
60000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual
Mar 01, 2023
Mar 29, 2023
Contract Type

Legal Counsel – Commercial

Permanent Contract

GBP45–65k, depending on experience


Are you a public sector Commercial Lawyer looking to use your skills to help change lives?

We are recruiting to an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Contracts Lawyer to join a long–established UK Charity.

The successful applicant will be a qualified Lawyer with experience of handling public sector legal commercial contracts, such as from a charity, local authority or other public sector organisation. This is a newly–created position; you will be joining a small but growing in–house legal team to provide strategic legal advice and support to enable the delivery of the charity's mission across a wide range of activities and functions.

Responsibilities include:

  • drafting, negotiating and advising on key contracts including with public authorities, commercial suppliers, strategic partners and donors;
  • advice and support on issues relating to data protection, intellectual property, fundraising law and regulation, charity law, commercial litigation, property and legacies;
  • support with the charity's governance and related legal and regulatory compliance;
  • the resolution of disputes and complaints;
  • As part of small team, you may be required to take responsibility for other areas of legal advice.

You will be expected to attend the office in Central London at least one day per week but can work remotely the remainder of the time if you prefer, and there is other flexibility on offer, such as part–time arrangements (4 days minimum), condensed hours and flexi–time.


  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing after 5 years service;
  • The ability to buy up to another 5 days annual leave ;
  • A host of family friendly leave options including company Maternity Paternity and Adoption pay; together with all family additional leave options;
  • Service related sick pay from day 1;
  • Access to a Group Personal Pension with a matched 4% or 6% contribution from the orgainsation. Ability to pay via salary sacrifice to garner both tax and NI savings on your own contribution;
  • And more please get in touch for the full list of benefits.

The charity is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. They actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under–represented within the organisation.

Please note due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role as soon as possible.

Should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Chloë Cameron in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Applicants are invited to discuss their salary requirements upon application.

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