Solicitor - UK Anti-Doping

Published 10 May 2013

Candidates must be a solicitor or barrister with a minimum of three years’ post-qualification experience and a current practicing certificate. Candidates must have proven experience of working with anti-doping rules and regulations.

This role will lead in the prosecution of anti-doping rule violation matters, including acting as advocate on behalf of UK Anti-Doping before the National Anti-Doping Panel and other administrative tribunals.


UK Anti-Doping is the national body responsible for protecting sport from the threat of doping in the UK through the implementation and management of the UK’s anti-doping policy. Responsible for protecting the rights of athletes to compete in doping-free sport, UK Anti-Doping works with a variety of stakeholders to ensure sports bodies in the UK comply with the World Anti-Doping Code.

 

Salary 

£40,000 - £50,000 per annum, plus benefits

 

Job description

This role will lead in the prosecution of anti-doping rule violation matters, including acting as advocate on behalf of UK Anti-Doping before the National Anti-Doping Panel and other administrative tribunals.

The post holder will ensure the highest quality legal advice is made available to the organisation in the most efficient way.

  • The successful applicant will have the following experience and skills:
  • Solicitor or barrister (with current practicing certificate) with a minimum of three years’ post-qualification experience
  • Proven experience of providing legal advice at Board/Senior Management level
  • Substantial experience of handling litigation matters
  • Proven experience of working with anti-doping rules and regulations
  • Demonstrable experience of advocacy before administrative tribunals and/or lower courts
  • Experience of managing and developing a team of Legal professionals
  • Demonstrable experience of drafting and reviewing commercial contracts
  • Familiarity with Freedom of Information Act and Data Protection Act matters
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Experience of managing sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner

 

Location

Fleetbank House, 2-6 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8AE.

 

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the closing date.

 

Closing date

Friday 17 May 2013