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Legal Manager

Good Law Project

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Empower change with Good Law Project: Advocate for justice in a role that combines law with social impact

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£57600

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London, UK - Hybrid

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Organisation summary: Good Law Project is an independent organization that champions the use of law to ensure accountability of power, environmental protection, and social inclusivity. Our work is powered by the people, for the people, making us a beacon of integrity and change. Join us in our mission to create a fairer, more sustainable world through strategic legal action.

Role Summary:Report to the Legal Director and take charge of scoping, developing, and managing legal cases and projects.Collaborate with the team to craft successful campaigns that make a real difference.Enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid working model, with a minimum 2/3 days a week in our central London office.

Role Requirements:A qualified solicitor or barrister in England and Wales, whether practising or not.Experience in civil litigation and the capacity to handle multiple projects simultaneously.A passion for social change and the power of law as a tool for achieving it.Dedication to the vision and values of Good Law Project.Expertise in strategic litigation or legal campaigning.Proven leadership skills and experience managing a team.

Benefits:25 days of annual leave plus public holidays.Generous pension contributions and private medical health insurance.Life assurance and the option for flexible, hybrid working arrangements.

Good Law Project is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applicants from all walks of life, guaranteeing an interview to disabled candidates meeting essential criteria.

Join the team at Good Law Project, a company that uses the law to hold power to account, protect the environment and ensure no one is left behind. We are proud to be primarily funded by members of the public, which keeps us fiercely independent.

The role entails reporting to the Legal Director with day-to-day responsibility for scoping, developing and running Good Law Project’s legal cases and projects and for working with the team to build successful campaigns.

Job requirements include qualification as a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales (practising or not practising), civil litigation experience with the ability to manage multiple projects at once, interest in social change and how the law can be used to deliver it, commitment to Good Law Project’s vision of what a better world looks like, understanding of strategic litigation and/or using the law as a campaign tool, and experience of leading and managing junior members of staff.

Benefits include 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays, enhanced pension contribution, private medical health insurance, life assurance and flexible/hybrid working. The role is a full time permanent role, with hybrid working options and the expectation to attend our central London office regularly – minimum of 2/3 days a week.

We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, LGBTQ+ 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 to interview all applicants who have a disability provided they meet all of the essential experience detailed in the person specification for this role.

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