• July 21, 2023
  • By Jasmin Bice
Job Category: Charities
Job Type: Full time
Job Location: London

Hunters is an award-winning law firm which offers specialist legal advice across a range of services. Whilst our clients number private individuals, businesses, trusts, charities and other organisations, they all expect the individual personal service and high level of expertise for which we are known.

We are looking for a highly experienced Charities Lawyer to join our team. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 4 years’ PQE, preferably with a commercial law background. You will be responsible for providing legal advice and solutions to charities, not-for-profits, and educational institutions on a range of matters, including:

  • Formation and incorporation of charities
  • Mergers, collaborations, and joint ventures
  • Advising senior management teams, boards of governors, and trustees
  • Drafting and reviewing commercial contracts and agreements
  • Advising on data protection and wider charity law and education related matters

Job responsibilities

  • Provide timely, proactive, pragmatic, and high-quality legal advice and solutions to new and existing clients
  • Work proactively with the Head of Department to help deliver the strategy and improve processes and compliance across the Charities department
  • Develop your own specialist area of the charity/not-for-profit sector
  • Keep abreast of legal developments and share relevant insights within the Charities Department
  • Translate legislative and regulatory changes into practical business activities for the benefit of clients.

Skills and qualifications

  • Extensive post-qualification experience in-house and/or in private practice
  • Entrepreneurial instincts and spirit
  • Well-connected professionally and adept at networking and driving business development
  • Solution-focused and pragmatic
  • Able to convey complex legal issues in a clear and simple way
  • Able to identify and solve complex problems
  • Delivery focused
  • Proven ability to build external and internal networks
  • Excellent relationship skills
  • Excellent analysis, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strives for continuous improvement.


After successful completion of probation period (6 months):

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Hybrid working arrangements*
  • Fee earner commission scheme
  • Performance-related bonus

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To apply please send your full CV and covering letter to Pat Fernandes, Head of Human Resources (

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