General Counsel

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Job Ref.: 
2GCO19
Sector: 
Other
Job Location: 
London SE1
Recruiting For: 
a full time job position
Job Duration: 
Permanent
Exact Salary: 
Competitive third sector salary commensurate with skills / experience (pro rata)
Number of vacancies: 
1
Job starts now: 
Yes
I would like to receive applications from residents in: 
Lambeth and Southwark
Job Description: 

To be the General Counsel for the theatre and be responsible for the provision and procurement of all legal advice, guidance and services to the organisation, its wholly owned subsidiaries and its connected charities, thereby ensuring the timely provision of legal advice and assistance to the organisation to proactively further the charitable aims of the organisation.

Person Specification:

Essential

  • A qualified lawyer with several years' post-qualification experience
  • Strong and demonstrable all-round legal experience preferably gained at least partly in house
  • Experience of working with/for a charity in a voluntary or professional capacity
  • Competent IT skills
  • Strong drafting and negotiating experience
  • A practical, problem-solving approach
  • Strong administrative, planning and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure combined with a calm and measured approach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience of adapt and communicate legal advice clearly to stakeholders at both a senior and junior level; and
  • Skilled at effective multi-tasking
  • Able to manage and prioritise a wide variety of matters and demands
  • Demonstrably good drafting skills, ideally with broad experience of drafting a variety of contracts to a high standard.

Desirable

  • Strong academic background
  • Private practice experience in a well-respected firm
  • In-house experience in a media/ entertainment industry/cultural/not for profit organization/theatre client
  • Some dispute resolution experience
  • Some GDPR and data protection experience
  • Some property law experience
  • Some employment law experience

How to apply: Forward your CV in the first instance and be redirected to the appropriate link

Closing date: 20th May at 5 pm

To apply for this job please email us a cover letter and your most up-to-date CV.

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