Current vacancies

Legal counsel

  • Ref: P284 Legal Counsel
  • Closing date: 18 February 2016
  • Location: London or Manchester
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full time (36 hours per week)
  • Salary: £56,370 to £60,000 (plus London Weighting of £3,200 if applicable)

We currently have a unique opportunity for you to contribute your corporate and commercial skills to further equality and human rights across Britain as a key team member of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the country’s ‘A status’ accredited National Human Rights Institution.

Find out more about this role and how to apply.


As a large public sector organisation that truly values its employees, we offer an excellent package of staff benefits. These range from flexi-time working and generous leave entitlements, to childcare vouchers and a choice of pension schemes. We also offer great learning and development opportunities, an Employee Assistance Programme and even interest free loans for season tickets and bicycles, subject to conditions.

Equalities and Diversity

Join us and you will be part of an organisation that not only champions human rights and strives to eliminate discrimination, but which also celebrates the fact that we are all equally different.

The Commission welcomes enquiries from everyone and values diversity in our workplace. A commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. Read more information about our Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We encourage all applicants to complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring form provided with all application packs, to support us in delivering upon our Equality Scheme.

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Please use the enquiry form if you have any recruitment enquiries.

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2016