Charity Solicitor


Company 

Wiseman Consulting Limited

Location 

birmingham

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Charity Solicitor (Progression to Head of Department)


£45,000 – £85,000 + Excellent Benefits Package


Permanent


Full Time


Birmingham, West Midlands


This large, regional firm is known for its impactful work, compassionate culture, and outstanding career advancement opportunities with support and guidance from the senior management team.


This exciting vacancy arises at a time when the firm is expanding its charity law department. They are seeking an ambitious Charity Solicitor/Senior Associate to contribute to the growth of this important sector. The position offers potential progression to the role of Head of Department.


As an experienced Charity Senior Lawyer, you will lead and develop a new department for a prominent regional firm based in Birmingham or one of their numerous West Midlands, Worcestershire, or Warwickshire offices.


As a Charity Solicitor, you will lead, manage, and grow a team of dedicated solicitors. You will provide high-quality legal advice and solutions to clients within the charitable sector, helping them overcome financial challenges. Your strategic thinking and excellent technical skills will be instrumental in building and maintaining strong client relationships. Furthermore, you will manage and cultivate key client accounts, collaborating closely with other departments to identify and secure new business opportunities.


This charity offers a supportive and collaborative working environment, with ongoing training and development opportunities to foster your career progression. They value diversity, equity, and inclusion and are dedicated to creating a workplace where everyone can thrive. In addition, they provide a competitive salary and benefits package, including pension contributions, private medical insurance, and flexible working arrangements.


The firm’s mission is to provide comprehensive and tailored legal advice to complex issues within the charitable and nonprofit sectors, encompassing governance, regulatory compliance, fundraising, and charitable activities.


About You


You will have significant experience advising clients on various aspects of Charity Law, including governance, compliance, fundraising, and legal services for nonprofit organisations.


As a qualified Solicitor with at least 5 years of PQE, you will have a proven track record of successfully leading and developing teams. Effective communication skills and strong leadership abilities are essential, as you will desire to build and grow a successful department. This position is also open to Senior Associates or Senior Solicitors seeking the next step in their career within a management position.


Responsibilities include:


  • Providing legal advice and guidance to clients within the charitable sector, addressing various aspects of Charity Law, including governance, compliance, fundraising, and regulatory matters.
  • Conducting comprehensive research and analysis of charity laws, regulations, and policies to ensure compliance and mitigate legal risks for nonprofit organisations.
  • Drafting and reviewing legal documents, such as contracts, agreements, and policies, about charitable activities, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and adherence to legal requirements.
  • Representing clients in dispute resolution processes, including negotiations, mediation, and litigation, to safeguard their interests and achieve favourable outcomes in legal matters involving nonprofit organisations.
  • Advising clients on charity structures, strategic planning, and governance, offering legal solutions to protect their assets, enhance operational efficiency, and facilitate effective management.
  • Collaborating with professionals from diverse fields, such as accountants, fundraisers, and nonprofit consultants, to provide comprehensive advice and support to clients, fostering strong relationships and ensuring holistic solutions to their legal needs within the charitable sector.


As a Charity Solicitor within this organisation, you will be vital in providing specialised legal expertise and guidance tailored to the charitable sector across the West Midlands, Warwickshire, or Worcestershire.


What's On Offer?


  • Negotiable salary of £45,000 - £85,000 (although candidates with higher salary requirements and PQE will not be excluded within reason)
  • Annual salary review
  • Annual tax-free profit-share
  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Established company progression framework.
  • Individual career progression plans
  • Company Pension (4% from employer and 4% for employee)
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Sick Pay
  • Private Medical Cover


Wiseman Consulting Limited acts as an employment agency for its client.


Wiseman Consulting Limited is a Legal Recruitment Agency committed to selecting, recruiting, and developing the best candidates. We judge candidates solely on suitability for the job. We will try to respond to all applications individually.

Company 

Wiseman Consulting Limited

Location 

birmingham

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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