Oct 312020

Governor (Research Experience) - The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF)

Recruiter: The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF)
Location: London
Salary: Unremunerated
Posted: 29 Oct 2020
Closes: 23 Nov 2020
Job Function: Governor
Industry: Education

The vision of The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF) is of a society that fosters the principles of justice and fairness, where people understand and use law to bring about positive change and to prevent harm, and where public systems and structures uphold the rule of law.

Collecting and learning from robust evidence is key to understanding the context in which we work and to designing effective interventions and structures. In the light of this, the Governors of the Foundation have identified the value of adding to the board a Governor with senior research experience.

The successful candidate would serve on the Board of the Foundation and would also act as the Foundation’s representative on an advisory board in the development of a new strategic initiative, The Justice Lab UK. This will seek to address the urgent and important need to support a culture of commitment to the use of evidence in the design and operation of the justice system.

TLEF are keen to hear from individuals with demonstrable experience of successfully translating evidence into policy and practice. They will be creative, tenacious and have a positive approach to making things happen. Experience in legal and justice system research is desirable, as is a first-hand understanding of the not-for-profit or grant making sectors. Importantly, candidates will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to the Foundation’s vision, mission and values, founded on an interest in law and the purpose of law for social good.

For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 4821. All telephone enquiries, in the first instance, should be directed to Cara Hirst +44 (0) 20 7340 6253 or [email protected]. The deadline for applications is Monday 23rd November at noon (GMT).

Applications should include:

  1. A full curriculum vitae;
  2. A covering note of c.500 words, setting out relevant experience and interest;
  3. Names and contact details of two referees.

Protecting your personal data is of the utmost importance to Perrett Laver and we take this responsibility very seriously. Any information obtained by our trading divisions is held and processed in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. The data you provide us with is securely stored on our computerised database and transferred to our clients for the purposes of presenting you as a candidate and/or considering your suitability for a role you have registered interest in.

As defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Perrett Laver is a Data Controller and a Data Processor, and our legal basis for processing your personal data is ‘Legitimate Interests’. You have the right to object to us processing your data in this way. For more information about this, your rights, and our approach to Data Protection and Privacy, please visit our website http://www.perrettlaver.com/information/privacy/

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

%d bloggers like this: