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Senior Lawyer (12-month FTC maternity cover)

Senior Lawyer (12-month FTC maternity cover)

  • About the Firm: The Lawn Tennis Association is the national governing body of tennis in Great Britain, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
  • About the role: We are seeking to appoint ta Senior Lawyer on a 12-month FTC for maternity cover, to work in our London office.
  • Looking For: Among your many attributes, we are looking to secure your demonstrable knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, including data protection / privacy / e-communications legislation; your technical expertise in commercial and contract law both on a transactional and dispute resolution basis; and your demonstrable and relevant experience of working within an in-house legal team in the sports sector or for a sport-related organisation.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to; leading on the provision of proactive legal advice and assistance on a wide range of legal issues where required (for example: commercial contracts, data protection, property, dispute resolution, intellectual property, employment, corporate governance, sports discipline, safeguarding, and regulation and governance of tennis) and advise the business on compliance with all its legal requirements.
  • And more: You will lead on ensuring that the business complies with the requirements of legislation relating to data protection; and advise on the LTA’s constitutional and governing documents and assist the Head of Legal on company secretarial matters and deputise for them where required.