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Corporate Charities Solicitor

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£37,500.00 - 42,000.00
Private Practice
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Corporate Charities Solicitor

This Tier 1 ranked practice seeks to recruit a Solicitor to join their Charities team in Ipswich. Previous Charities experience is not essential for this role but the ideal candidate must show a passion and drive for this sector of Corporate work.

Role and team:

* The Charities and Social Enterprise Team sits within the firm's Corporate department, and comprises specialists in charity law and regulation.
* The team is multi-disciplinary, advising charity clients on matters relating to all aspects of their constitutional, governance and operational needs
* Work includes advising on setting up new charities, incorporating existing charities, advising on structuring social enterprise projects, advising on trustees' powers, interpreting historic constitutional and other documents to identify restrictions affecting charity assets, updating constitutional documents, advising on charity mergers, fundraising arrangements, commercial contracts, Charity Commission investigations, governance and a range of other technical questions of charity law and regulation.


* 0 -2 years' experience
* Prior experience of charity law is not essential, but candidates must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in becoming a charity law specialist
* Candidates with good quality experience of either corporate/commercial or private client work (in particular, trust law) who have a desire to specialise in charity law would be suitable for the role
* A good understanding of company law and contract law, experience updating articles of association, advising on structuring and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, group re-organisations, and commercial contracts) and/or trust law (including drafting trust deeds, advising on powers and trustee duties

Salary/ Benefits:

* £37,500
* Comprehensive benefits structure
* Modern new office building with a deli-bistro and cafe built in
* Located 5 mins away from the train station

If you would like to be considered for this Corporate Charities Solicitor role in Ipswich, please contact Luqmaan Ayaz at BCL Legal.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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