Family Law Solicitor

Gloucester Law Centre
21/05/2018 - 08/06/2018

Gloucester Law Centre is seeking an experienced Family Solicitor / FILEX to provide a full family law casework service, under a Legal Aid Agency contract. A full-time post is offered, but part-time may be considered.

As the sole family practitioner, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate that they have knowledge and experience of advice and advocacy across the range of family law matters and can satisfy the Legal Aid Agency Supervisor Standard in the family category, or will meet those standards shortly

Gloucester Law Centre is a small, friendly team of solicitors and experienced case-workers, providing a high quality, independent advice and advocacy to residents of Gloucestershire in housing, welfare benefits, immigration and family law.

The salary offered is £ 31,601 to £35,444 per annum (pro rata for part-time) for a fully qualified applicant.

To discuss the post, please contact Anne Whitworth, Director, on awhitworth@gloucesterlawcentre.co.uk  or  01452 835383 

For an application pack please contact Lauren McDonald, Administration Assistant, Gloucester Law Centre, Morroway House, Station Road, Gloucester GL1 1DW Tel. 01452 835381, or contact@gloucesterlawcentre.co.uk 

Closing date 12 noon on Friday 8th June 2018

18/05/2018 - 29/06/2018

Lambeth Law Centre is looking for a housing solicitor or caseworker to join its dynamic team, providing high quality legal advice and representation to the people of Lambeth.

This is an opportunity to join a team that is well-respected across the advice sector and amongst housing activists across the borough. You would also be joining the team at Lambeth Law Centre which is doing exciting work across a range of different areas of law.

The Law Centre is looking for a bright, dedicated housing solicitor or caseworker with at least 2 years’ experience in housing, who is committed to working within a team and wants to get involved in a range of exciting work.

The Law Centre's housing casework is largely funded by the Legal Aid Agency. You will need to have experience of managing a caseload of mainly publicly funded work, including legal help, and some advocacy experience.

Salary: between £29,930-£33,792 p.a. depending on qualification and experience

Deadline for applications : Friday, 29 June 2018.

For full details and an application pack please contact the Administrator, Lambeth Law Centre, Unit 4, The Co op Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG. Alternatively, please call 020 77840 2008 or email admin@lambethlawcentre.org.

Lambeth Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

18/05/2018 - 22/06/2018

Lambeth Law Centre are looking for an experienced housing solicitor to join its dynamic team and to provide high quality legal advice and representation.

LLC's housing casework is largely Legal Aid Agency-funded work. The Law Centre currently runs the Lambeth County Court Housing Possession Duty Scheme. Its team is well respected across the advice sector and amongst housing activists across the borough.

The Law Centre is looking for a bright, dedicated housing solicitor with at least 4 years PQE experience, who is committed to working within a team and wants to get involved in a range of exciting work. They are also looking for someone with the experience or potential to lead their housing team in conjunction with our Senior Solicitor.

Salary: between £33,792-£38,299 p.a. depending on qualification, experience and ability to lead the team. You will need to have not less than 4 years experience of managing a caseload of mainly publicly funded work, including legal help and legal aid certificated work, and some advocacy experience.

For full details and an application pack please contact the Administrator, Lambeth Law Centre, Unit 4, The Co op Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG. Alternatively, call 020 77840 2008 or email admin@lambethlawcentre.org.

Deadline for applications: Friday, 22 June 2018.

Lambeth Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

17/05/2018 - 01/07/2018

Location:                              Law Centres Network, Floor 1 Tavis House,

                                            1-6 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9NA

Vacancy start date:               Immediate

Salary/Benefits:                    Reasonable travel expenses are paid

Vacancy details:                   LCN are currently looking for a volunteer admin assistant for 1 - 2 days per week 10am – 5pm. A minimum commitment of 4 months is required

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

  • To support the Office Manager and Finance & ICT Officer
  • To collect data from our membership of Law Centres in various formats.
  • To update and maintain data held about our members on the CRM (Salesforce) and website.
  • To assist LCN staff to enter data on the Salesforce CRM and keep the database up to date.
  • To assist with enquiries from the public and from Law Centre staff via phone, email or post.
  • To upload vacancies and training information to our website.
  • To prepare training and event materials and update training database
  • To assist at events hosted by the LCN.
  • To assist with the organisation and systems within the office.
  • To undertake other duties required to fulfil the role.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Essential key requirements:

  • Good IT skills and the ability to learn quickly, including new systems.
  • Quick and accurate data input skills.
  • Confident telephone skills.
  • Good attention to detail.

Any other requirements:   Ability to commit to no less than one full day (10 am to 5 pm) per week.

Application procedure

Please email a simple CV and covering letter with subject line Admin Volunteer, addressing the above points, to info@lawcentres.org.uk

If you meet the above requirements we will endeavour to respond within 5 working days.

09/05/2018 - 23/05/2018

Luton Law Centre is recruiting a Housing or Community Care Solicitor/Caseworker to join their small, friendly, team as maternity cover until March 2019 for 28 hours per week. A willingness to undertake other areas of law is an advantage.

The Law Centre runs a wide range of Housing and Community Care cases covered by Legal Aid including a significant amount of representation work as part of the Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme. Its Housing Caseworkers also provide advice through our specialist telephone advice line on a rota basis.

The post-holder(s) will be responsible for delivering the Law Centre's Housing or Community Care Legal Aid Agency contract, participating in the rota for the Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (as appropriate), and for providing advice through their specialist telephone advice line.

Luton Law Centre is seeking a candidate who can offer 28 hours per week (o.8 FTE). They are open to a jobshare and/or a certain degree of flexibility. Applicants should have a minimum of one year’s experience of Housing law or Community Care law.

The role is covering for maternity leave, and will be for a period up to March 2019.

The salary offered for this post is pro-rata (80%) of the full-time salary. The full-time salary is £25,000 - £27,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Wednesday 23rd May 2018.

Interviews will take place on 29th May 2018.

To apply, download the Information Pack and the Application Form from the website. Alternatively, you can request the documents by email to pgilson@lutonlawcentre.org.uk or telephone the office on 01582 482000.

Branch Administrator Croydon

Croydon Law Centre (part of South West London Law Centres)
02/05/2018 - 28/05/2018

South West London Law Centres (SWLLC), one of the largest and most progressive Law Centres in the country, is seeking a new branch administrator to work in our Croydon Office.  

We are looking for a dynamic and resourceful person to help run the Croydon Branch office.  You will have strong inter personnel skills to deal with the front of house and a strong administrative background to ensure a smooth running of the office and to support the caseworkers. 

Salary:          from £20,021 up to £24,879, p.a (NJC Scale 23 including Inner London) depending on experience

Reports to:   Client Services Manger

Term:           Permanent

Based at:      Croydon. Travel may be required to our other offices 

The closing date for the post 9pm on Monday 28th May 2018 with interviews soon after. The post is available for an immediate start. If you would like to discuss the post further, please email recruitment@swllc.org. Applications should be made on our application form available from our web site at http://www.swllc.org/Vacancies.php 

Please click here for the application form

Please click here for the application pack

02/05/2018 - 21/05/2018

Suffolk Law Centre, UK’s newest Law Centre, is seeking a Housing Law Legal Aid Supervisor to start and develop our housing law team, and build projects/partnerships across Suffolk and beyond.  

You will need to meet LAA contractual Supervisor Standards. 

Ipswich has a vibrant legal, non-profit and cultural community and excellent transport links to London. The delights of the Suffolk coast and countryside are within easy reach, and house prices significantly lower than London/home-counties. 

This is an exciting chance to help develop the Law Centre that you want to work in. 

Salary: £30,000p.a.  (37 hrs p.w.)

Initial 1 year fixed term with potential for extension.

Contact: office@suffolklawcentre.org.uk or call 01473 408111 for application pack.

Deadline for applications: 5pm 21/05/2018

Interviews: Week commencing 28/05/2018 

The post will commence in August 2018. 

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

Housing Supervisor

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre
05/04/2018 - 29/05/2018

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre has a vacancy for a housing supervisor to run its new Legal Aid contract from 1 September 2018.

The successful candidate will have experience in delivering a casework service in Housing law and will have knowledge or experience of working under an LAA contract. It is a requirement of the role that the postholder must meet the LAA requirements for a Housing Supervisor, or must be able to show how these can be met in the very near future. This must be addressed on the application form for the application to be considered. The successful applicant must also be an authorised litigator, as defined in the Legal Services Act 2007.

Terms: this is a full-time role of 37 work hours per week. Holiday entitlement is 33 days plus statutory holidays per year. 

Salary: £25,694 – £30,480  plus employer’s pension contribution of 7% and health benefits

Location: Dewsbury, but the postholder will also be required to work at other locations as necessary.

The job pack for this vacancy is available for download from the Law Centre's website at https://kcalc.org.uk/get-involved/job-opportunities/

If you have any queries about this post please email recruitment@kcalc.org.uk. Please return your application forms to that email address and remember to include the diversity monitoring form. Please do not send CVs or other supporting material as they will not be considered. 

Deadline is 12 noon on Tuesday, 29th May 2018. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 4 June 2018. The post will commence from 1 September 2018.

Kirklees Citizens Advice & Law Centre values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.