Vacancy - Legal Adviser
Are you an ambitious law graduate with aspirations to utilize your law degree for the benefit of the public interest? Moreover, do you wish to work in a meritocratic culture with the potential to further your legal career by completing your training contract? If yes, joining Public Concern at Work’s expert legal advice team may be the solution for you. Due to the staggering demand that saw our advice line receive over 2,500 cases last year, we are now looking for an enthusiastic, driven and public-spirited law graduate to join our expert Whistleblowing Advice Line team.
Salary: £21,631 – £23,000 per annum
Benefits: Option to apply for a training contract, 30 annual leave days, 8% pension entitlement, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers, sabbatical entitlement after 5 years’ service
Application Closing Date: Monday 18 June
Interviews: w/c 25 June
Reporting to: Head of Advice and Advocacy
The Legal Adviser role will entail:
• Utilising your legal expertise and divergent thinking skills to deliver bespoke early stage advice and identify unique solutions to support whistleblowers in raising their concern
• Being attentive to current legal affairs, whistleblowing cases and commercial market trends to ensure the advice to whistleblowers clients is both considered and accurately informed
• Providing input to maintain the continual development and quality improvement of advice line services
• Working collaboratively with our solicitors and senior lawyers, and assisting where necessary in the preparation of legal intervention
The successful candidate must have a law degree, good communication skills and previous office experience. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working for a charity, providing advice and/or be experienced conducting legal research.
Please apply with an up to date CV and covering letter by Monday 18 June demonstrating your suitability for the role to Bob Matheson, Head of Advice and Advocacy, on 020 3117 2520 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about our work, please visit our website at www.pcaw.org.uk