BCL Legal Recruitment
0845 241 0933

Charities Lawyer

Bristol Avon and Somerset
£42,500.00 - 47,500.00
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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Charities Solicitor

BCL Legal is instructed by a top 100 national practice, seeking to recruit a charities solicitor to join a specialist charities team in Bristol. The charities and education team is one of few nationally dedicated charities legal teams and are ranked as leaders in this field throughout the UK.

The firm has a widespread reputation for being a thoroughly pleasant place to work, with excellent quality work, a co-operative and collegiate way of working and no egos, which is borne out by their excellent retention rates and low turnover of staff.

This charities team act for clients throughout the UK across various sectors including service providers, social enterprises, grant makers, academies and independent schools, religious organisations and housing associations; advising on a multitude of matters including:

- Governance & constitutional matters
- Charity Commission regulations
- Trustee disputes
- Trustee responsibilities
- Mergers
- Trading
- Strategic partnerships
- Fundraising

With no two days the same, the work is challenging and interesting and the team is straightforward, down to earth and very easy to work with, which accords with the culture of the whole firm.

This role is ideally suited to charities lawyers with a minimum of four years post-qualified experience. Given how specialist this area of work is, candidates are not expected to have extensive charities experience but a demonstrable interest is preferred. Candidates should be able to display a strong academic record and training with a reputable national or regional practice.

This is a truly rare and unique opportunity to join a leading national practice in a niche and interesting area of the legal profession. On offer is an excellent salary, a highly competitive benefits package that includes a transparent and very achievable bonus scheme. A clear route for progression is also on offer.

To apply for the position of Charities Solicitor please contact Gishan Abeyratne at BCL Legal.

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