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

  • 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



  • 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 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.