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Part of our mission at the InterLaw Diversity Forum is to support diverse talent along the career pipeline. Our research has shown that diverse talent faces increased challenges, and that the 'more boxes you tick' (i.e. intersectionality), the greater those challenges become.

 

To aid the career progression of talent (both lawyers and business services) from all strands of diversity and inclusion (including LGBT+, BAME, Disability, Gender, and social mobility), we will be working with select members and partners who want to reach the broadest applicant pool possible so that they can source the best talent for their organisations.

If your organisation is interested in participating, please contact admin@interlawdiversityforum.org.

Application period: OPEN

Legal Interns

Do you want to work for one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, marketing of entertainment and news?  

 

We are recruiting a number of Legal Interns across our Film and TV businesses based either at our Central London office or our West London office in Osterley. 

These positions are in our Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, NBCUniversal International Networks division, and Intellectual Property Brands & Content.
 

To join one of our 12-month Internships you will be:

• Currently studying at University and applying for a Placement year in your 2nd or final year or have just graduated
• Looking for work experience immediately after completing A-Levels or equivalent course or an Apprenticeship
• Eligible to work in the UK without restriction for the duration of the internship from July 2021-July 2022
• Fluent in English

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Application period: OPEN

senior

Associate

We are looking for a Senior Associate to cover a period of maternity leave.

The successful candidate will need to establish themselves quickly in a busy team and operate with a significant degree of autonomy. Therefore a minimum of c. 8 years PQE is desirable.

The role requires confidence advising on complex issues, including regulatory matters that involve more than one regulatory regime and inter-disciplinary cases. The successful candidate will be comfortable leading their own matters on a day-to-day basis, supervising other lawyers  and working across a diverse range of clients, including public and private sector bodies, charities, social enterprises and individuals in a variety of sectors including local government, charities, education and health and social care.

This is a key role for the department, providing opportunities to lead on business development initiatives and support the partners in the management of client relationships, development of other lawyers and running of the department.

We have an agreed set of values consistent with our purpose and we seek people who are attuned with our purpose and values.

We would welcome the successful candidate having the flexibility to extend to up to 15 months in total, if required, to provide for handover and holiday cover.  

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Application period: OPEN

Competition Associate

We are seeking an England & Wales/EU27 qualified Competition associate (non-contentious) with a minimum of 2 years’ and maximum of 4 years’ post-qualification experience for our EU/UK Competition team. 
 

Prior experience working in a team for financial institutions or funds clients and exposure to mergers, acquisitions, JVs and restructurings required.  EU27 admission, German/French language skills and an EU Law or Competition LLM highly desirable.
 

Our EU/UK Competition team is part of the Firm’s Global Antitrust & International Trade practices.  The team works seamlessly on cross-border matters with colleagues in Akin Gump’s US, German, UAE and Asian offices. The EU/UK Competition practice is led by partner Davina Garrod and includes two counsels, one associate, a trainee and two economic research analysts.

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Corporate Associate

Northridge is an independent law firm with a particular focus on the sport sector.

 

We are a team of 27 fee earners working on the most complex and important work in the sports industry for a roster of high profile domestic and international clients. Northridge is ranked in Tier 1 for Sport in both Legal 500 and Chambers. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Northridge’s corporate work in sport continues to grow, with a strong client list on both the rightsholder and investor side (including a number of leading investment firms).  We are now looking to recruit a junior corporate lawyer to join our team.  This role would suit an ambitious lawyer, ideally 2 – 3 years+ pqe, looking to join a growing and exciting firm.

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Senior Legal CounseL-LitigATION

As a Senior Legal Counsel within the Litigation and Intellectual Property team, you'll focus on commercial litigation and contract disputes and to support our Anti-piracy and Intellectual Property teams.

You'll need:

  • 5+ years’ post-qualification experience within a highly regarded law firm or equivalent in-house

  • Commercial Litigation experience and in-depth experience of UK litigation procedure

  • Strong contractual interpretation and drafting skills

  • A mind-set which is creative, strategic and commercially focussed

  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills

  • Standout colleague who is collaborative, calm under pressure and resilient

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Board Trustees (2)

Dulwich Picture Gallery, founded in 1811, is the world’s first purpose-built public art gallery. We care for and display our outstanding collection of Old Master paintings within Sir John Soane’s pioneering architecture. As an independent gallery, we remain true to our founders’ purpose of presenting art ‘for the inspection of the publick’ by engaging as many people as possible, of all ages and backgrounds, through our innovative interpretation and dynamic programme.

     We are entering an exciting phase, with several very important projects on the horizon and plans to continue to ensure the gallery and its outdoor spaces are accessible to diverse audiences. To enable us to build on our successes and continue our ambitious programme and mission to unlock the Gallery’s true potential, through our location, people and art, we are now seeking two new trustees to join our expert board.

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Board Members

The SRA are looking to appoint four new Board members, two coming from a lay and two from non-lay (solicitor) backgrounds, to join the SRA Board and contribute to setting its strategic direction. All new Board directors should have previous experience of working with a Board, a track record of achievement in complex organisations, and the ability to think strategically. You will also bring excellent communication skills and judgement, and a demonstrable commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

All new Board directors should have previous experience of working with a Board, a track record of achievement in complex organisations, and the ability to think strategically. You will also bring excellent communication skills and judgement, and a demonstrable commitment to equality, diversity and inclusi

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LEGAL COUNSEL, COMMERCIAL, google cloud

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • Qualified solicitor, with experience in private practice and/or an in-house team in the UK.

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Head of Diversity & Inclusion

We’re looking for someone to lead our work with members and wider stakeholders to improve diversity, inclusion and social mobility within the solicitor profession. You'll possess experience of working at a senior level, developing and implementing strategies and action plans to achieve objectives, solid policy drafting skills and the ability to analyse, interpret and present complex and persuasive policy briefings and papers. In addition, you’ll have strong knowledge of Equality and Diversity legislation and relevant codes of practice and experience of influencing professions, sectors and groups to drive real policy and practice change.

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broadcast Regulation principal

Organisation: BT

Location: London, UK

Salary: £51,000 - £101,000

  • Provides expert advice to BT’s editorial, operational, commercial (including Channel 4 sales) and policy teams on the full range of broadcasting legal and regulatory issues

  • Manages and implements existing and future broadcast regulation in order to optimise BT Sport’s performance and minimise exposure to adverse regulatory intervention

  • Responsible for maintaining BT’s broadcast licences and all the accompanying obligations including information requests and reporting duties.

  • Responsible for responding to Ofcom complaints & investigations and liaising with the Newcastle Call Centre team about the volume and pattern of complaints

  • To ensure ongoing compliance training is conducted for BT Sport staff and the third party production companies who work alongside BT Sport staff

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Judicial Opportunities for IP Lawyers

The Judicial Appointments Commission is recruiting for 2 roles: 

  • fee-paid Appointed Person, Appeal Tribunal, Trade Marks 

  • fee-paid Appointed Person, Appeal Tribunal, Registered and Unregistered Design

                  

This is a rare opportunity for legal practitioners with knowledge and experience of intellectual property law to become a judge, called an Appointed Person, in these 2 tribunals. These roles are fee-paid (part-time).

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Application period: OPEN

Legal Counsel, Mercer

We are recruiting for a broad role for a mid-level lawyer (3 – 7 years post qualification experience) focusing on complex disputes and regulatory matters as well as commercial matters.

 

You will be a member of the Mercer Legal Department in London, working closely with the business to provide a high quality, cost effective legal service. You will be joining a team of friendly, highly skilled, collaborative professionals and have the opportunity for excellent long term career development.

 

You will manage a dedicated caseload of both transactional and contentious matters relating to all lines of Mercer’s business in the UK market. Within your first 6 months, you will be expected to develop strong relationships with senior stakeholders and act independently with regards to disputes, projects and commercial matters.

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Application period: OPEN

Justice of UK Supreme Court

Applications are sought for the appointment of a new Justice of the Supreme Court. The appointment is expected to take effect in the spring of 2021.

The UK Supreme Court and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council hear a wide range of very complex and high profile legal appeals, which can have considerable impact across the United Kingdom and beyond. The withdrawal of the UK from the EU makes this a particularly important time at which to be appointed a Justice. 

All those appointed to the Court need to be people of truly exceptional intellectual and legal ability, with sound judgment and decisiveness. The selection commission is looking for candidates who can show an ability to contribute to the collegiate decision-making of the Court, a sensitivity to the needs of different communities and groups and an ability and willingness to engage in the wider representational and leadership role of a Justice, together with an appreciation of the developing nature of the constitution and law in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. The Supreme Court is required by statute to have judges with a knowledge of, and experience of practice in, the law of each part of the United Kingdom. 

The vacancy arises from the retirement of Lady Black of Derwent on 10 January 2021.

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Application period: OPEN

Ip counsel -EMEA

At Netflix, we are shaping the future of entertainment with one simple goal: to bring people joy. Our international efforts have brought Netflix's service and award-winning Originals programming to viewers all over the world. 
 

To bring joy to global audiences, we need truly global content; that doesn't always come from Hollywood. As we scale our original content in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), our IP team is in search of an intellectual property counsel to advise film and television productions and executives on all matters related to intellectual property issues across EMEA. Those include chain of title research, title clearance, production clearance, IP enforcement, claim defense, and negotiating license agreements. This role will closely collaborate with the creative, business, and legal teams that create Netflix’s great content.

 

This role can be based in our Amsterdam, Berlin, or London offices.

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Application period: CLOSED

LEGAL COUNSEL - IP

This is a great opportunity to be part of the Intellectual Property & Litigation team in the Corporate Services Directorate of Sky’s in house Legal Department, and will primarily support Sky’s intellectual property requirements across the majority of Sky’s business areas!

 

What you'll bring:

  • Qualified Solicitor (ideally 2-5 years PQE)

  • Intellectual property knowledge

  • Commercial approach with an ability to engage with internal clients across Sky’s business and devise creative solutions

  • Ability to review and analyse potential IP infringement (both hard and soft IP)

  • Confident, collaborative, proactive self starter

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight time scales, managing competing priorities

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LEGAL COUNSEL, DISTRIBUTION & COMMERCIAL

The Distribution and Commercial team delivers industry-leading content deals alongside Sky’s most creative and innovative commercial teams. You’ll be at the centre of Sky’s content business, bringing customers the content that they love – in the last year alone our team has done the deals that have brought Disney+, Netflix and iPlayer onto the Sky platform!


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with your commercial and legal colleagues in the UK and collaborating with colleagues in Italy and Germany and in the wider Comcast NBC Universal Group; 

  • Drafting commercial contracts for our channels and app deals and related arrangements;

  • Working within a larger legal team on high-profile, strategically important deals;

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LEGAL COUNSEL, Investments

This position is for a recognized subject matter expert in Investments Legal, Compliance & Risk – particularly in the UK. You will provide corporate/commercial, litigation and specialized advice and support on legal issues relating to the Mercer Investments business, with a particular focus on the UK.

 

You will provide advice as needed on compliance-related matters within the UK Investments business as well as other regions and lines of business.
   

You will serve as a member of Mercer’s Investments Legal and Compliance Department working closely with members of the Legal, Compliance and Public Affairs team and colleagues in Mercer’s Wealth (Investments) business to provide high quality, cost-effective legal services and advice.

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Board Trustee

Organisation: GIRES (The Gender Identity Research & Education Society – Registered Charity 1068137)

Description:

The GIRES Board of Trustees is seeking to appoint new Trustees  with a view to commencing their role in July 2020 and being introduced to GIRES members at the AGM. These new appointments will replace those who are retiring, and will maintain the broad skill-base of the Board. The Charity is looking to recruit people with diverse identities and backgrounds, who share the commitment and passion to fulfil the Charity’s ‘Objects’ as outlined in its Constitution, essentially to improve the lives of gender diverse people wherever they may be on the wide gender spectrum, and to support the rights of all trans, non-binary, non-gender and intersex people to live in a society that promotes equality and celebrates diversity.

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inclusion & CSR manager

We are recruiting an inclusion and corporate social responsibility manager on a 14-month fixed-term maternity cover contract.  
     

Although this is a full-time position, we take a flexible approach to recruitment and aim to recruit people that we believe show talent and motivation – so we welcome applications from those seeking a part-time and/or agile working arrangement.
   

Inclusion and CSR are priorities for the firm. The firm’s inclusion focus is on ensuring diversity throughout the firm, from entry level to partnership. The job holder will assist in the development and delivery of a comprehensive Inclusion plan comprising attraction, recruitment, progression and promotion of individuals across all areas of the business. They will also assist in the development and implementation of the CSR strategy, supporting significant growth in pro bono activities across all areas of the business as well as promoting opportunities internally and externally.

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Chief Executive

We are now seeking a Chief Executive ready to set and deliver our next strategy, to build our external influence and to ensure Stonewall remains entrepreneurial but focused and secure looking forward.

We are looking for an exceptional campaigner, communicator and influencer, proven in their ability to lead social change and tackle structural inequality.  The successful candidate will have experience leading an organisation or directorate of similar complexity and will bring a detailed understanding of Stonewall’s objectives alongside the ability to campaign effectively on the national and international stage.

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Senior Circuit Judge of the Employment Appeal Tribunal

Organisation: JAC

Location: London, UK

Salary: £151,497 

 

The JAC has been asked to identify one candidate to recommend for the post of Circuit Judge of the Employment Appeal Tribunal. The Employment Appeal Tribunal is a superior court of record and, as such, exercises a largely appellate jurisdiction.

This exercise is open to:

  • Circuit Judges and Senior Circuit Judges

  • Solicitors and Barristers in England and Wales with at least seven years post qualification legal experience

  • Recorders and

  • those who have held, as a full-time appointment for at least 3 years, one of the offices listed in Part 1A of Schedule 2 to the Courts Act 1971

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ASSOCIATE LEGAL COUNSEL, COMMERCIAL

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • Qualified solicitor, with experience in private practice and/or an in-house team in the UK.

 

 

    

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Application period: OPEN

HR

Business 

Partner

We are seeking an experienced HR practitioner with experience of working across a partnership culture, who will bring knowledge, positive influence and fresh thinking to all aspects of our people agenda.

  

You will be part of our HR Business Partner team who will be strongly aligned to our internal clients providing guidance and advice on all people matters, with relevant action plans, aligned to the firm’s strategy and wider purposes and values.  You will lead on the delivery of excellent client service, in conjunction with our HR Operations team. You will work with the HR Operations team to formulate best practice, innovate and deliver to the business.  Your relationship management skills will ensure the HR matrix is well co-ordinated to provide a seamless service to our clients.  

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Application period: OPEN

Senior Associate, Construction

Beale & Co are currently looking to recruit a talented Senior Associate to join our Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Team based in our London office, and we would be delighted to hear from you!

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a growing and ambitious team with the opportunity to work on some of the most prestigious projects in the UK and Internationally. 

The candidate will be a talented Construction Lawyer, with specific experience in acting for Contractors and Consultants.

In addition to having essential experience in contracts and projects work, experience in disputes work would also be desirable as would in-house experience and a client following.

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Application period: OPEN

Legal Adviser & Assistant 

Legal Adviser

We are recruiting lawyers to give advice across a wide range of operational and associated matters, to represent the agencies in discussions across Government and with partners overseas, and to handle litigation on our behalf.  The work is wide-ranging, varied and highly responsible.  Depending on portfolios, legal advisers can expect to advise on a range of domestic law issues as well as public international and EU law.

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Application period: CLOSED

Pro bono associate

The Pro Bono Associate will help to develop our award-winning bono practice across our UK and international offices. This role will be permanent and full-time. Charles Russell Speechlys encourages and provides the latest technology to facilitate agile working

Pro Bono is part of our core practice as a firm. We treat our pro bono clients as we do our paying clients and support all our lawyers to get involved - at all levels of seniority and whatever their area of expertise. We provide free legal advice to help disadvantaged groups get access to justice and to support charities and social enterprises providing vital services.
   

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LEGAL COUNSEL, CONTENT  ACQUISITION

Our Acquired Content & Sports legal team works closely with the business and is involved in some of Sky’s most strategic and important business priorities and decisions. 

 

You’ll should be a fully qualified solicitor with ideally 1-3 years experience.

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Drafting commercial contracts;  

  • Advising on legal and commercial risks, potential impacts and proposing solutions;  

  • Reviewing, analysing and summarising legal and commercial documentation;  

  • Presenting complex legal concepts in a manner that is easy to understand and aids decision making;  and

  • Building effective relationships with colleagues within the Legal Department and the wider business.

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Deputy High Court Judge

Those appointed to sit as Deputy High Court Judges will be expected to undertake work which would otherwise be undertaken by salaried High Court Judges.  There are up to 35 available vacancies across all three divisions of the High Court.
The role will require exceptional standards of preparation and judgecraft. Successful candidates may be asked to reach decisions on paper alone and/or given a specific trial or hearing. 

Although previous courts or advocacy experience is not required for every appointment the President of the Queen’s Bench Division has identified the following specialisms. 

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ASSOCIATE LEGAL COUNSEL, COMMERCIAL, google cloud

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • Qualified solicitor, with experience in private practice and/or an in-house team in the UK.

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Development Board

(5 Positions)

EDIS is a coalition of 17 organisations (and growing) in the science and health sector committed to improving equality, diversity and inclusion, housed within Wellcome (a charitable trust). Our vision is that everyone should have equal opportunities and access to a successful career within Science or Health, its research and its outcomes.

        

The aspiration is for EDIS to develop into an independent entity. To help achieve the vision, mission and desired impact of EDIS, we are recruiting a Development Board to provide strategic advice, direction and streamline the decision-making process.

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Senior Circuit Judge,

Designated Family Judge

(6 vacancies)

The Designated Family Judge (DFJ) carries out significant leadership and management duties. Every Designated Family Centre has a DFJ who is responsible for that centre and for other family hearing centres in the area. They are responsible for leading all levels of the family judiciary (including other Circuit Judges as well as the district bench, magistrates and legal advisers) at the courts for which they have responsibility, and for ensuring the efficient and effective discharge of judicial family business at those courts.

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Trustee

Organisation: Save the Children      

Location: London

    

Save the Children UK is looking for a new  Trustee to join our Board.

Our Trustees play a pivotal role in setting the strategic direction of our organisation, as well as holding management to account to ensure we are delivering our best for children every day. For this role, we particularly welcome applications from candidates with  legal and compliance expertise. 

If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a real commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Legal Counsel – Commercial

The role holder will assist and at times may lead for BT legal on channel trading matters providing quality and timely legal support and/or advice across Consumer’s partnerships and/or direct/franchise retail channels, including in-life, partnering, strategy and disputes, together with a particularly heavy focus on legal transactional and commercial advisory work to senior members across Consumer including, Marketing, Sales and Customer Services
They will input into, and at times may lead on, upwards briefings on their matters.

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