ILC-UK is recruiting a Trustee with a legal background to join the ILC-UK Board of Trustees that meet 3-4 times a year. This is an unpaid, voluntary position.
The main duties of a lawyer would be to ensure that the Charity complies with charity law, and with the requirements of the Charity Commission as regulator. In particular ensuring that the Charity prepares reports, annual returns and accounts as required by law so that the Charity does not breach any of the requirements or rules set out in its governing document. Also that the charity overall and remains true to the charitable purpose and objects set out there and complies with the requirements of other legislation and regulators which govern the activities of the Charity, acting with integrity, and avoiding any personal conflicts of interest or misuse of charity funds or assets.
In more detail the key areas of expertise that could be required by the charity are:
- Company law.
- Employment law.
- Health and safety legislation, for instance as relating to staff, volunteers and beneficiaries.
- Legislation concerning racial equality, disability discrimination, equal opportunities and similar areas.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please forward your current CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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