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14 June 2021

Club News


14 June 2021

Applicants invited before noon on Monday 28 June 2021

- Huddersfield Town is recruiting a Legal Counsel
- Apply for the role before noon on Monday 28 June 2021
- Find the full job description below

An opportunity has arisen at Huddersfield Town for an experienced individual to provide key legal and regulatory support to staff and managers in different areas of the business, in the newly-created role of Legal Counsel.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and with regular day-to-day contact with members of the Board, the post holder will have day-to-day responsibility for a broad range of legal affairs. The successful candidate will be at the forefront of ensuring that the Club receives timely, effective, and best-practice legal advice.

This is a broad and varied role in which you will be required to advise on a range of legal matters including corporate, commercial, sporting, property, and employment. You will need to be fully conversant with specific rules and regulations relating to football, with proven experience of working in a fast-paced legal and/or business environment.

Candidates must hold a recognised Legal Practice qualification and have experience of working on a diverse range of legal issues, and with different clients.

The successful candidate will be solution-oriented and well-organised with high level attention to detail, effective time-management and communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

We receive a high volume of applications for our vacancies and as such we encourage you to ensure that your application details how you feel you match our requirements.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

CLICK HERE for the full job description and person specification.

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter to by noon on Monday 28 June 2021, also stating your salary expectations.

The volume of applications received prevents us from being able to provide feedback at short-listing stage.


Huddersfield Town AFC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equality & Inclusion

Huddersfield Town AFC and the Huddersfield Town Foundation are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where everyone can be themselves and in which everyone feels valued and included, and supported to achieve their full potential. We offer a range of family-friendly and inclusive employment arrangements and we have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination. We are committed to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate. We are a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applications from candidates with a disability. We are also seeking to diversify our workforce, in particular by gender and ethnicity. We welcome applications from all individuals who believe they meet the criteria for the role as set out in the person specification.

Further information about Huddersfield Town AFC, and what it is like to work with us can be accessed by CLICKING HERE.

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