Legal Officer

An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Officer to join a non-departmental public body who implement and manage anti-doping policy in the UK.  They currently have a need for an experienced Legal Officer to join their Legal team. Reporting into the Head of Case Management, you will assist in the prosecution of rule violation matters and all non-contentious legal matters. You will work with the Legal Team to ensure the highest quality legal advice is made available to the organisation in the most efficient way. You will advise on investigations into potential rule violations, conduct legal research, preparing independent review requests as well as draft and serve Notice/Charge Letters.

To be considered for the role, you should have a professional legal qualification, such as LPC or BPTC and be able demonstrable experience of handling or assisting litigation, advocacy before tribunals and/or lower courts, contracts and/or Freedom of Information Act and Data Protection Act/GDPR matters.

Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary of between £34,000 – £38,000 depending on experience, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and accrual of one day of annual leave for every year of service, up to 30 days. In addition, they offer flexible, hybrid working as well as a range of additional benefits.


Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.


At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.


If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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Louise Fussell

Louise Fussell

Manager - Legal Recruitment Public Sector, Charities & Not for Profits