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March 10, 2016

Save the Children – Legal Volunteer

Legal Volunteer

Organisation: Save the Children International

Closing Date: 22 May 2016

Location: UK or International

Duration: Temporary

We will be interested to hear from you if you are a qualified solicitor/barrister in England/Wales or possess significant Paralegal experience and are studying towards your GDL/LPC/BPTC.

Experience in commercial law and/or legal compliance (data protection, anti-bribery etc.) matters is essential; experience of charity law, fundraising and corporate governance is helpful.

About the role

Save the Children International and Save the Children UK are currently seeking Legal volunteers who are available to join us both in the coming months and over the year ahead. These are great opportunities for qualified lawyers/paralegals to gain an insight into a dynamic and fast paced international non-governmental organisation, which is at the start of its new 15-year global strategy to reach the most marginalised and deprived children.

In both organisations you’ll be assisting our in-house Legal teams with the provision of professional Legal advice to the business, in the areas of: general corporate, compliance, governance and our day to day operations.

We will be interested to hear from you if you are a qualified solicitor/barrister in England/Wales or possess significant Paralegal experience and are studying towards your GDL/LPC/BPTC. Experience in commercial law and/or legal compliance (data protection, anti-bribery etc.) matters is essential; experience of charity law, fundraising and corporate governance is helpful.

These are unpaid opportunities for 2/3 days a week for a period of three months. In return for your time we will cover reasonable travel expenses, provide an allowance for lunch, and a valuable insight into our work.

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Should you have a specific preference for where you would like to volunteer (Save the Children UK or Save the Children International), please indicate this in your covering letter, otherwise we will assess based on our requirements and your profile.

Please apply using an up to date CV and cover letter as a single document. Please do also confirm your availability to volunteer in your cover letter, whether that’s in May/June 2016 or later on in the year. We are also actively looking for a volunteer to start early June 2016.

Legal Volunteer Role Description

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