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Legal Advisor

  • Location: South East
  • Organisation: Royal Yachting Association (RYA)
  • Salary: £36,000-£40,000 (depending on experience)
  • Closing Date: 28 October 2020 | Governance

The RYA is looking for an accomplished legal professional to play a key part in its Legal Advisory Service.

As the successful candidate your role will be to work with the Legal Manager in providing advice and information to personal members, affiliates and training centres on legal matters. This will include producing standard documentation and advising on contractual arrangements.

You will also be required to research areas of legal interest likely to affect our personal members, affiliates and Recognised Training Centres, and support the wider Cruising, Legal and Government Affairs department in representing the interests of the RYA to legislators, regulators and officials at all levels to ensure the policies and interests of the RYA are taken into account at all times.

We are seeking a candidate who has:

  • Knowledge of contract law, law of tort, consumer law and insurance law;
  • A proficient ability in drafting, reviewing and negotiating on commercial contracts;
  • The ability to effectively represent, advocate and negotiate at all levels; and
  • The ability to exercise good judgement under pressure.

Please review the full job description and download & complete an application form. Completed application forms should be returned, along with an equality monitoring form, to by midday on Wednesday 28 October 2020. Interviews will take place on Monday 23 November. 

Please note that we do not accept CVs in lieu of a fully completed application form.

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