Reuters Foundation is the London-based charitable foundation
founded in 1983 by Thomson Reuters. The Foundation is registered
as a charity in the United States and United Kingdom and is
headquartered in Canary Wharf, London. The Foundation scaled down
its grant making activities, revamped existing programs and
launched new projects – all aimed at leveraging the skills and
expertise of the company.
Legal Programme Manager, Asia
pro bono requests, including connecting the pro bono client with
lawyers and following up with the parties involved.
and managing multiple cross-border research programmes that
address the most critical social and policy needs facing our NGO
and social enterprise members.
management of a Programme Officer based in Bangkok and a Legal
Officer based in Mumbai.
leadership or support, as appropriate, in the design,
implementation and resourcing of strategic Thomson Reuters
Foundation projects in the region or globally.
and execute a robust communications strategy that includes member
events and promotion of TrustLaw publications.
TrustLaw and the Thomson Reuters Foundation by speaking publicly
about our work at conferences and other events.
a high profile in Asia by supporting and coordinating events for
TrustLaw and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, including working
group, panel discussions and workshops, among others.
the team to deliver the TrustLaw Awards and thought leadership
projects including the TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono and TrustLaw
with other duties as required.
experienced lawyer (5+ years) with strong legal skills and
experience in pro bono and in international development or social
experience with a law firm or in-house would be favourable.
strong understanding of the legal and non-profit sectors in Asia,
and an understanding of the challenges and opportunities that pro
bono opportunities bring to law firms and legal teams.
organisational abilities and experience of managing competing
priorities in a fast-paced environment.
experience project managing projects or programming in the
charity, non-profit, or pro bono sectors.
experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders, from
senior corporate executives and partners of top law firms to
social entrepreneurs, NGOs, and any other beneficiaries of our
leader who is able to direct global strategy and manage multiple
high-level projects consecutively
strong team player, able to work remotely and communicate
effectively with a global team.
managing a team.
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