Legal Officer

UK Anti-Doping
Organisation
UK Anti-Doping
Salary
£27,000 - £34,670 circa per annum plus benefits
Location
UK Anti-Doping, Fleetbank House, 2-6 Salisbury Square, London, EC4Y 8AE
Contract type
Permanent (Full time)
Closing date
17 December 2018
Job Description
To assist in the prosecution of anti-doping rule violation matters and all non-contentious legal matters.

To work with the Legal Team to ensure the highest quality legal advice is made available to the organisation in the most efficient way.

Person specification

Qualifications/experience/knowledge;
• Educated to degree level and/ or equivalent legal qualifications
• Demonstrable experience in-house and/ or within private practice of handling or assisting in relation to -
• litigation matters;
• advocacy before tribunals and/or lower courts; and/ or
• Freedom of Information Act and Data Protection Act/GDPR matters
• Experience of communicating and presenting to a variety of levels of seniority and backgrounds both internally and externally
• Experience of managing sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner
• Experience of analysing legal documents for accuracy
• In depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles

Skills;
• Ability to work proactively with external suppliers
• Excellent writing and presentation skills
• Ability to build and sustain relationships with a network of key people internally and externally
• Self-aware and excellent interpersonal, influencing, negotiation and communication skills
• Ability to use Microsoft Office efficiently
• The ability to prioritise own workload and work under a tight schedule with competing deadlines

Staff Benefits

• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and accrue one days annual leave for every year of service, up to 30 days
• Two days paid Sports Leave and one day paid Volunteer Leave per annual leave year
• Christmas closure, between Christmas and New Year (not deducted from your holiday allowance)
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Interest free Season Ticket Loan
• Healthy Lifestyle Benefit
• Flexible Start and Finish times (start between 08:00 – 10:00 finish between 16:15 – 18:15)
• One working from home day per week after successful completion of probationary period
• Eye care Vouchers
• Government Pension Scheme (LPGS) with four per cent pension allowance on top of your basic salary
How to apply
To apply, please visit: https://www.ukad.org.uk/what-we-do/vacancy/legal-officer2 and complete a UKAD Application Form, Criminal Convictions Declaration Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form outlining how you meet the person specification and submit to recruitment@ukad.org.uk by 5.00 pm, Monday 17 December 2018.

Please note CV's and/or cover letters will not be accepted.

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