Professional Footballers' Association

The Professional Footballers' Association is the union for all current and former footballers and scholars in the Premier League, the FA Women’s Super League and the English Football Leagues. We believe in the unifying power of football in society, and are committed to empowering footballers to recognise their value as people, not just players. 

We protect players’ rights, represent their views and provide support through a wide variety of educational, financial and wellbeing services.

We’re the only football organisation that solely prioritises players’ needs and we’re here for you. 

For football. For life.

31 May, 2023
Full time
Professional Footballers' Association Hybrid (Manchester, UK)
We are excited to be recruiting for a senior legal counsel role, who will provide legal support to the PFA across a full range of legal matters. The senior legal counsel will work closely with the General Counsel and the Director of Football Legal Affairs in the team, and provide legal advice to the Player Services team, Head of Women’s Football, Head of Youth Advisory and other internal stakeholders as required. The successful candidate will have responsibility for their own files and matters, but will also work collaboratively across the organisation as required. They will also contribute in supervising and training junior members of the team. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES   ·        Delivering practical legal advice across the full range of the PFA’s legal requirements, to PFA members and internal staff. ·        Advising on employment law and regulatory matters relating to PFA members, including settlement agreements, disciplinaries, grievances, rule breaches and...