Cochrane seeks Legal Counsel - UK Remote

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Title: Legal Counsel
Specifications: Permanent Role (open to part-time minimum 4 days per week)
Salary: £55,256K per annum
Location: UK Remote (office in London is available if candidate wants to use it sometimes)
Directorate: Finance & Corporate Services
Closing date: 09 June, 2023

Cochrane is an international charity. For 30 years we have responded to the challenge of making vast amounts of research evidence useful for informing decisions about health. We do this by synthesising research findings and our work has been recognised as the international gold standard for high-quality, trusted information.

Cochrane's strength is in its collaborative, global community. We have 110,000+ members and supporters around the world. Though we are spread out across the globe, our shared passion for health evidence unites us. Our Central Executive Team supports this work and is divided into four directorates: Evidence Production & Methods, Publishing & Technology, Development, and Finance & Corporate Services[CE1] .

The Legal Counsel will be required to provide legal advice across the organisation, to enable Cochrane to manage risk and meet its legal and regulatory obligations. The successful candidate will be a qualified solicitor with excellent communication skills, who can provide clear and pragmatic advice and manage their workload effectively whilst maintaining attention to detail.

Don’t have every single qualification? We know that some people are less likely to apply for a job unless they are a perfect match. At Cochrane, we’re not looking for “perfect matches.” We’re looking to welcome people to our diverse, inclusive, and passionate workplace. So, if you’re excited about this role but don’t have every single qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway. Whether it’s this role or another one, you may be the right candidate.

Our organization is built on four core values: Collaboration: Underpins everything we do, locally and globally. Relevant: The right evidence at the right time in the right format. Integrity: Independent and transparent. Quality: Reviewing and improving what we do, maintaining rigour and trust.

You can expect:

  • An opportunity to truly impact health globally
  •  A flexible work environment
  • A comprehensive onboarding experiences
  • An environment where people feel welcome, heard, and included, regardless of their differences

Cochrane welcomes applications from a wide range of perspectives, experiences, locations and backgrounds; diversity, equity and inclusion are key to our values.

How to apply:

  • For further information on the role and how to apply, please click here
  • The deadline to receive your application is 9th June, 2023.
  • The supporting statement should indicate why you are applying for the post, and how far you meet the requirements, using specific examples. 
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