[Conference] [Jobs] - TrustLaw Training; Article 19; UNDP

TrustLaw Training: Social Enterprise and Impact Investing

Dates: 27-28 October | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Venue: Thomson Reuters Building, 30 South Colonnade, London E14 5EP

Course Description: A course designed to provide practical training for lawyers on two key areas, social enterprise and impact investing, helping lawyers understand the important issues that affect the different agents in the sector and the role they can play in shaping it. Full agenda and speakers: http://www.trust.org/spotlight/TrustLaw_Training_London2015

At the end of this training, participants should be able to:

  • Advise on the appropriate business structure for different social enterprises
  • Recognise the key legal issues facing social entrepreneurs to help ensure agreements and commercial documentation reflect the financial and social realities of this rapidly growing sector
  • Have a clear understanding of some of the different tools used to inject capital into socially focused businesses, including social impact bonds, crowdfunding and impact investment funds
  • Understand how to negotiate the competing interests of investors, social enterprises and social finance intermediaries

Teaching will be delivered with a mix of lectures, panels, and interactive workshops facilitated by academics, lawyers, social investors and social entrepreneurs themselves, including;

  • Kieron Boyle, Head of Social Investment & Finance, UK Cabinet Office
  • Nick Temple, Deputy CEO, Social Enterprise UK
  • Rodney Schwartz, CEO, ClearlySo
  • Phillip Horrell, Policy Manager, Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  • Luke Fletcher, Partner, Bates Wells & Braithwaite LLP
  • Cliff Prior, CEO, UnLtd
  • Vinay Nair, Director of Business Development, Social and Sustainable Capital
  • Geoff Burnand, CEO, Investing for Good
  • Holly Piper, CEO, CAF Venturesome
  • Theresa Burton, Co-founder, Buzzbnk

Registration: Space is strictly limited. Secure your spot at: trustlawtraining.trust.org

ARTICLE 19: Director of Finance and Operations

Application deadline: 24 September 2015
Location: London
Salary: £54,011 – £58,463 per annum

Job Summary:

The Director of Finance and Operations will provide strategic and operational leadership and oversight over ARTICLE 19’s finances, governance, human resources, office and organisational support functions.This position requires strategic skills and long-term vision, combined with an ability to provide hands-on and operational support to staff. More information on the position and the job application are available here>>

UNDP: Consultant for Human Rights and Health of LGBTI and other key populations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Application deadline: 26 September 2015
Location: Istanbul Regional Hub, Turkey
Language required: English

In cooperation with governments, other UN agencies, international organizations, and civil society actors, UNDP works to develop the capacity of national legislators, government offices and civil society actors on matters of rights, health and key populations. In support of this mission, UNDP has fostered the development of the Eurasian Coalition on Male Health – a regional umbrella NGO for MSM in the context of rights and health, and has carried out numerous other capacity development initiatives. UNDP now seeks an international consultant to support the work of the Health and Development Team at the Istanbul Regional Hub on matters related to human rights and health of key populations, particularly LGBTI. More information on this position and the job application are available here>>


PILnet's 9th Annual European Pro Bono Forum

11-13 November| Rome
NH Collection Roma Vittorio Veneto

The Forum will be held at Hotel NH Collection Roma Vittorio Veneto in Rome. NH Collection Roma Vittorio Veneto extended a special, promotional room rate for forum attendees. This special, discounted hotel rates applies until 25 September 2015. Make your reservationts today>>


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