Legal Officer

Organisation UK Anti-Doping
Salary £32,500 - £36,500
Location UK Anti-Doping, Fleetbank House, 2-6 Salisbury Square, London, EC4Y 8AE
Type of contract Permanent

Job purpose

To assist in the prosecution of anti-doping rule violation matters and all non-contentious legal matters.

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


Person specification


  • Educated to degree level with additional professional legal qualification, such as LPC, BPTC
  • Demonstrable experience in-house and/or within private practice of handling or assisting in relation to:
    • Litigation; 
    • Advocacy before tribunals and/or lower courts;
    • Contracts; and/or
    • Freedom of Information Act and Data Protection Act/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
  • Experience of analysing legal documents for accuracy
  • In depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles
  • A passion for, and knowledge of sport is desirable


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


Staff Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and accrue one days 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 probationary period
  • Eye care Vouchers
  • Government Pension Scheme (LPGS) with four per cent pension allowance on top of your basic salary

How to Apply

To apply please complete a UKAD Application Form, Criminal Convictions Declaration Form, Conflicts of Interest Form and Equal Opportunities Form, outlining how you meet the person specification and submit to by 12pm, Monday 9 December 2019

CVs and/or cover letters will not be accepted.

Closing date: 09/12/2019