Legal Counsel

  • About the firm: We are a Christian organisation partnering with the local church wherever possible to see change in the lives of those in greatest economic need.
  • About The role: Tearfund is looking for a full time in-house Legal Counsel to provide legal advice to the organisation, both directly and working with our external lawyers.
  • Looking for: Among your many skills, we are looking to secure your Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate well with diverse audiences; and your proven ability to work to a high standard and with an eye for detail, overseeing multiple projects and a range of complex and varied issues simultaneously.
  • Opportunities: You will be afforded the opportunity to be responsible for providing specialist, pragmatic and proactive legal, regulatory, compliance and commercial support and advice to ensure that Tearfund is working within the laws in all the countries in which it works.
  • And more: You will promote legal and regulatory compliance internally and externally, liaise externally with legal advisers in the UK and globally and manage and oversee all litigation.


We're christians passionate about ending poverty. We're following Jesus where the need is greatest, working through local churches to unlock people's potential and helping them to discover that the answer to poverty is within themselves. When disasters strike, we respond quickly. We won't stop until poverty stops.