Lawyer

Organisation UK Anti-Doping
Salary £58,000
Location UK Anti-Doping, Fleetbank House, 2-6 Salisbury Square, London, EC4Y 8AE
Type of contract Permanent

Job purpose

To prosecute anti-doping rule violation matters, including acting as an advocate on behalf of UK Anti-Doping before the National Anti-Doping Panel and other tribunals.

To ensure the highest quality legal advice is made available to the organisation in the most efficient way.

 

Person specification
Qualifications/experience/knowledge

  • Barrister or Solicitor with a current practicing certificate and a minimum of three years’ post-qualification experience in-house or within private practice
  • Substantial experience of appearing as an advocate before a range of tribunals
  • Substantial experience of handling litigation matters
  • Proven experience of working with anti-doping rules and regulations, or similar professional regulations
  • Proven experience of providing legal advice at Board/Senior Management level
  • Demonstrable experience of drafting and reviewing commercial contracts
  • Familiarity with Freedom of Information Act, Data Protection Act and GDPR matters
  • Experience of communicating and presenting to a variety of levels of seniority and backgrounds both internally and externally
  • Experience of managing sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner
  • A passion for and knowledge of sport is desirable

 

Skills

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Confident advocacy
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work under a tight schedule with competing deadlines
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships with a network of key people internally and externally
  • Self-aware and excellent interpersonal, influencing, negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to work proactively with external suppliers
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office efficiently

 

Staff Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and accrue one day of annual leave for every year of service, up to 30 days
  • Two days paid Sports Leave and one day paid Volunteer Leave per annual leave year
  • Christmas closure, between Christmas and New Year (not deducted from your holiday allowance)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan
  • Healthy Lifestyle Benefit
  • Flexible Start and Finish times (start between 08:00 – 10:00 finish between 16:15 – 18:15)
  • One working from home day per week after successful completion of your first month
  • Eye care Vouchers
  • Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with four per cent pension allowance on top of your basic salary

How to Apply

To apply please visit https://app.beapplied.com/apply/g1wtnvjq6g and follow the application steps. The deadline for applications is midday, 16 March 2020.

CVs and/or cover letters will not be acceptedYou must have a valid right to work in the UK.

Please note: If you have previously applied for this role, you need not apply again.