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Assistant Legal Advisor

Reference number: A4751218

Location: Bedfordshire

We are looking for an Assistant Legal Advisor to provide support and assistance to the Head of Corporate Legal Services on general legal duties, including data protection and fundraising compliance, compliance with other laws and regulations to ensure the RSPB is protected and complies as required. Duties will also include drafting and providing, reviewing and advising on legal documents including policies, advice notes, procedures, deeds, contracts, Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), miscellaneous agreements, templates and specimen documents, for colleagues throughout the RSPB to ensure that legal risks are appropriately identified, managed and reviewed in a timely manner, and especially as part of the process of project and programme set-up and execution. Law degree or qualification in England & Wales as solicitor/barrister/practitioner is recommended.

Experience of fundraising regulations and working in the charitable sector or in a compliance role would be advantageous but is not necessary.

Please send in your application/CV as soon as you are ready - we are actively recruiting and may draw the role to close when suitable applications are received. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Salary starting at

£19,602 - £22,869 per annum

Hours & contract information

Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 31 July 2019

How to apply

Our role profile describes the key result areas and skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A4751218 on your application.

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Who to contact

For questions about this post
Diane Gore
01767 693080

Send application details to
Diane Gore
The RSPB, The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2DL, 01767 693080