Job Description:
Sunyata Buddhist Centre is seeking a Legal Advisor to provide comprehensive legal support and guidance to our organization. As a charitable institution dedicated to promoting Buddhist teachings and practices, we require a knowledgeable and experienced legal professional to ensure our compliance with relevant laws and regulations in Ireland.


o Governance: Provide advice and support to the board of trustees on matters related to governance, including constitution, bylaws, policies, and procedures and all aspects of Sunyata management.

o Legal Compliance: Ensure that Sunyata complies with all applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines governing charitable organizations in Ireland.

o Collaboration: Collaborate with external legal counsel, government agencies, and other stakeholders as needed.


Degree in Law from a recognized institution; additional qualifications in charity law or related fields preferred.

Commitment to the values and mission of Sunyata.

Strong understanding of Irish legal system, ideally including charity law, employment law and contract law.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex legal concepts to non-legal stakeholders.

Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively, with a high level of integrity and professionalism.

Please send your email to [email protected] at the earliest
opportunity. Closing date is the June 2nd.
We look forward to welcoming a dedicated individual to join our community in this essential role.
Any questions regarding the specifications of the role can be addressed by email to Heike: [email protected]

Thank you for taking the time to read this description and for considering supporting us in this way. Volunteers are the heart of Sunyata and we are deeply grateful to everyone who has and continues to support the centre.