Our recruitment experience in not-for-profit and third sector legal jobs
There are excellent legal opportunities at not-for-profit and third sector organisations, and our dedicated legal specialists are on hand to guide you to them.
With more than 25 years of success in the legal sector, our specialist consultants are here to offer you best-in-class legal jobs at not-for-profit and third sector organisations. We’re well networked in the legal landscape, and have established relationships with high-profile organisations, including NGOs and leading public charities. With our expansive network of over 400 legal employers, our unrivalled client-base will provide you the greatest depth of not-for-profit and third sector legal opportunities.
We’ll also empower your third sector legal job search with our technology-enabled market intelligence, and value-adding insights. We’re committed to offering our leading position in the legal landscape to guide you through the progression of your career.
We hire third sector legal roles for senior legal roles and legal advisors and paralegals. With approximately 500 legal jobs secured on average a year, you can trust us to find your ideal not-for-profit or third sector position and be your lifelong partner in law.
Not-for-profit and third sector legal employers we work with
Our experts have built strong and long-standing relationships with over 400 organisations in need of legal professionals, so you can trust us to offer you the greatest job choice in the not for profit and third sector markets.
Our linked employers include respected charities, such as Alzheimer’s Society, Guide Dogs, and many other renowned organisations at the forefront of social, scientific, and environmental problem-solving.
Take a look at some of the non-profit and third sector organisations we work: Alzheimer’s Society | Clarion Housing Group | Dogs Trust | Financial Reporting Council | RNIB | The Pensions Regulator | The University of Law | West Suffolk Council | World Animal Protection | WWF.
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NOT-FOR-PROFIT AND THIRD SECTOR LEGAL JOBS FAQs
Not-for-profit and third sector legal salaries can vary greatly, depending on your seniority, legal experience, and the organisation you work for.
A junior lawyer or legal advisor working in a charity in London could expect to earn roughly £45,000 a year. For a legal counsel, you could earn up to £75,000. A general counsel or head of legal could earn anywhere between £70,000 and £120,000.
Browse our Salary Guide for a deeper look at potential public sector wages.
Hiring plans remain strong for legal professionals, driven by an ongoing shortage of in-demand legal skills.
With many organisations paying greater attention to environmental, social and governance considerations, there are numerous opportunities for skilled legal professionals in the not for profit and third sector markets.
Consult our Salary Guide for an in-depth look at the current legal market.
There is increased flexibility amongst employers, with more legal professionals working on a hybrid basis. However, it should be noted that most third sector organisations do not currently offer four-day week arrangements.
However, support for a four-day week is certainly growing, and organisations looking to retain their best professionals, and promote staff wellbeing, may potentially offer trial-periods in the future. Watch this space.
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