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Vacancy

Senior Solicitor

Key details

    Deadline

    06/12/2022 11:59 pm

    Salary

    £50,000-80,000 (depending on experience) per annum (pro rata for part time) with generous benefits including enhanced pension contribution, 25 days annual holidays plus public holidays 

    Hours

    35 per week over 5 days 

    Contract Type

    Permanent, after completion of 4 months’ probation. The role is advertised as “full time” however we would be willing to consider flexible options including part time hours.

    Location

    London office with flexibility for home working. Some office presence will be necessary.

    Contact Link

    Apply now

About the Role

We are now looking for a senior solicitor specialising in charity, not-for-profit and community-owned businesses to join.

The full job description, personal specification and structure chart are located at the end of this job pack.

You will report to the Managing Director.

About Us

Good Law Practice is a not for profit law firm that has Good Law Project as its main client and also acts for other clients. Good Law Project is a not for profit organisation that uses the law for a better world. It had a primary role in overturning the prorogation of Parliament in 2019 and more recently had been shining a spotlight on the Government’s awarding of lucrative Covid contracts to their friends and associates. You can read more about Good Law Project here. Good Law Practice shares the Project’s values of bravery, honesty and decisiveness and is similarly committed to the highest possible standard of ethical conduct in all its activities.

The Practice is an independent, SRA-regulated law firm. We are a new organisation with a friendly, energetic and motivated team.

How to apply

Please send us one 3-page document consisting of:

  • your CV (max one page)
  • your covering letter of no more than two pages outlining:
    • why you are interested in the role
    • how you meet the requirements
    • what motivates you to work at Good Law Practice
    • how your skills and experience would make you a suitable candidate for this role
    • if you have a disability, any adjustments or access requirements and how we can help you during the recruitment process
    • Your desired hours and working pattern if less than 35 hours/5 days per week
    • Where you found out about the job opportunity
    • include details of two referees
    • Your availability in the weeks beginning 5th and 12th December for interview

Interview details: We intend to hold interviews for short-listed candidates via Zoom in the first two weeks of December. If you cannot make this date, please let us know in your covering letter. It’s important that you check your junk mail for emails from Good Law Practice as well as your main inbox.

Encouragement of equal opportunity and reasonable adjustments: We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability (physical or learning), LGBT or relationship status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex or social class. We particularly welcome applications from racialised ethnic groups and/or those with lived experience of disadvantage.

We guarantee an interview to all applicants who consider themselves to have a disability provided they meet the essential criteria for the role.  If this applies to you, please flag that you have a disability in your cover email and we will contact you to check if there are any adjustments or special arrangements that you need to help you with either the application process or for an interview.

Contact Link

Apply now

Key details

    Deadline

    06/12/2022 11:59 pm

    Salary

    £50,000-80,000 (depending on experience) per annum (pro rata for part time) with generous benefits including enhanced pension contribution, 25 days annual holidays plus public holidays 

    Hours

    35 per week over 5 days 

    Contract Type

    Permanent, after completion of 4 months’ probation. The role is advertised as “full time” however we would be willing to consider flexible options including part time hours.

    Location

    London office with flexibility for home working. Some office presence will be necessary.

    Contact Link

    Apply now