Senior Solicitor

55000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
04 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Senior Solicitor
Fixed Term (Up to 6 Months)
GBP55,000 - GBP60,000 dependent on experience

Are you an over 5 years' qualified solicitor? Are you committed to and energised by making a positive and valued contribution to the charity sector?

If that's all you, joining Macmillan must be a smart move. We're a highly regarded charity, with ambitious plans and an agenda for change. In this in-house opportunity - broad-based and extremely varied - you'll make a real difference to the lives of people affected by cancer.

How? By advising and supporting great teams to facilitate and negotiate continued growth and improvement in the provision of cancer services. And in doing so, our support for your continued professional development will be guaranteed. You will be advising our services and business support teams on their relationships with the NHS, suppliers, and other partners to provide assistance to people affected by cancer and to support the organisation. You will also support our Finance, Legal & Audit directorate, coordinating and delegating work as required. Additionally, you may also advise our IT department and other teams across the Charity as required.

Strong commercial contract experience is essential. Background in the charity sector is desirable though not essential. Experience of working with NHS, other statutory or voluntary sectors contracts is preferred but not essential. Experience of IT contract management is also desirable but not essential. You will have excellent organisation skills and the ability to manage your work load effectively.

Examples of the type of work include providing legal input to working groups, developing, and disseminating standard precedent documents and drafting notes, supporting and training teams on matters such as contract management, contract law and data protection as well as providing support to the Director of Legal. The work is always varied and challenging.

Our benefits include private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, childcare vouchers, generous leave, and interest free loans for season ticket and gym membership.

Closing date: 20th August 2017


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.

We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support.

No agencies please.