Legal Counsel - Not-For-Profit

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England, Gloucestershire
£45000 - £50000 per annum
24 May 2024
21 Jun 2024
JN -052024-6427486
Stacey Graham
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
Contract Type
Full Time

This position is for a Legal Counsel in the Not For Profit industry, who will provide outstanding legal advice and support to a reputable organisation in Gloucestershire.

Client Details

Our client is a well-respected player in the Not For Profit sector. With a sizeable team and significant influence, this organisation is renowned for its commitment to providing excellent services to its members and the broader community.


As Legal Counsel your role will encompass all areas of law arising in the operation of the business. With a focus which includes (but is not limited to):-

  • Identifying legal risks within the company and advising on appropriate ways to manage and mitigate such risks that are relevant and proportionate to the organisation and its activities.
  • Dealing with the preparation, negotiation, drafting, revision, and finalisation of various contract documents including Terms of Service and a range of terms and conditions to support business activities. You will be expected to apply your expertise across 'standard terms', supplier terms as well as bespoke contracts.
  • Advising generally upon a range of non-contentious contract, commercial and procurement related issues, including NDAs.
  • Advising the business on intellectual property matters (including trademarks) and supporting our external advisers who manage our trademark portfolio.
  • Giving advice and support to the Information Governance team on data governance and FOI matters.
  • Advising generally, where necessary, on matters relating to liability, including company insurance.
  • Providing legal support to commercial activities such as prize draws and gambling, Advertising Standards, Equality Impact Assessments, and escalations via the complaints procedure.
  • Supporting The Head of Legal and Governance and Senior Legal Counsel in preparing and delivering training in legal matters across the business.
  • Working in collaboration with the Head of Legal and Governance where necessary to instruct and manage external counsel and other third parties.


A successful Legal Counsel should have:

  • A degree in law and admission to practice law.
  • Profound knowledge of legal principles and procedures.
  • Exceptional contract drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A proactive approach and the ability to work independently.
  • Familiarity with the Not For Profit sector would be advantageous.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary in the range of £45,000 - £50,000 per year.
  • The chance to make a real difference in a well-respected Not For Profit organisation.
  • Hybrid working of 2 days in the office and 3 days at home.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment in Gloucester.
  • Regular opportunities for career progression and professional development.
  • A generous holiday leave allowance of 30 days holiday, with an additional 3 days at Christmas and bank holidays on top.
  • 35 hour working week.

We welcome all suitable candidates to apply for this exciting role as a Legal Counsel.