Legal and Compliance Officer

(Paralegal/Trainee Solicitor/ Newly qualified Solicitor)

 Salary c. £22,000 – £28,000 per annum dependant on experience

+ pension, 33 days annual leave (includes Bank Holidays and company days)


Our governance team work across the business ensuring that the highest standards of governance are achieved and maintained. The role supports the Head of Legal, Lead Safeguarding Officer and Safeguarding Case Officer. You will contribute to ensuring that the highest standards of governance are achieved and maintained; that all safeguarding, compliance and disciplinary matters are managed appropriately; that all reasonable and appropriate legal and governance support to golf facilities and county bodies is provided; and that all legal issues affecting the organisation are managed appropriately.

This is a fantastic opportunity to support a National Governing Body for amateur golf in a wide range of activities. The ability to be highly organised and manage priorities appropriately is essential.

Applicants will need a wide understanding of English law and the legal system. Dealing with sensitive and confidential information you will need to have a high level of integrity and trust with excellent written and spoken communication skills.  You will need the ability to build and sustain relationships with colleagues across the business at a range of levels and external customers. You must be IT literate.

The position is full-time and based at England Golf Headquarters at Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire.

As the National Governing Body for amateur golf, we work at the heart of golf in England, supporting and empowering a thriving community of players, counties and clubs to get the most out of the game we love.  We value being Honest, Inclusive, Responsible, Excellent and Supportive.


For further information please download the full role description here.  To apply please complete and return the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (no CVs please) and email for the attention of HR to


Closing date for applications:         Thursday 24th January 2019 at 11am

Interviews take place:                    W/C 4th February 2019

England Golf is an equal opportunities employer and disability confident committed.