Job roles in other organisations – working for a charitable organisation

This article is part of our Job roles in law series which explores some of the legal sector’s practice areas and the associated job roles which may offer a starting point for someone looking to start a career in law.


Not-for-profit organisations often have roles for unqualified legal staff. The type of work will depend on the nature of the charity or welfare organisation:

What have other students achieved?

Charlie Bretherwick works for the Medical Protection Society, a not-for-profit organisation that defends medical practitioners from negligence claims. She started as an administrator and is close to qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive.

Completing your Level 6 Diploma alongside qualifying employment – Charlie Bretherick

Charlie Bretherick is currently working towards becoming a Chartered Legal Executive. She is close to completing her CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice and intends to study for the CILEx Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice and complete her qualifying employment through her role within the Medical Protection Society’s claims team.

March 11th, 2019|
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