Housing Solicitor

Hammersmith and Fulham Community Law Centre
26/05/2016 - 10/06/2016

Salary: £35 - £38,000 per annum

Working hours: 35 per week

Benefits include 30 days annual leave.

We have a 36 year history of providing an excellent service to the local community.
We have Housing and Immigration/Asylum contracts with the LAA and grant funding to cover out of scope work.

We require a solicitor for our housing team. At least 5 years experience of housing law is required.

The successful candidate will conduct the housing matter starts we have been allocated, be proactive in commencing and conducting certificated cases for clients and will participate in the court duty scheme, again looking to maximise certificated work from those cases.

Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates who meet the person specification regardless of age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or race.

For an application pack email: hflaw@hflaw.org.uk

Closing date: 10 June 2016

Interviews: 15 June 2016 

Housing Solicitor/Caseworker

Tower Hamlets Law Centre
25/05/2016 - 19/06/2016

Salary: Up to £30,000 p.a. + generous terms and conditions.

Tower Hamlets Law Centre helps some of the most vulnerable people in London’s East End. Since our foundation in 1975, we have earned a fine reputation amongst our clients and supporters as skilled and determined legal advisers to the local community.

We are currently seeking a housing solicitor/caseworker to help work on our Legal Aid Agency contract covering legal help, certificated cases and representation at court as part of the duty solicitor scheme. You’ll need to have at least one year’s experience of advising and assisting in housing law (if you are a solicitor, not all of this experience needs to be post qualification), together with a talent for explaining complex legal ideas in simple language and the ability to manage a demanding workload.

You can download an application pack below, or email us for one at recruitment@thlc.co.uk  

The closing date for applications is Sunday 19 June 2016.

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17/05/2016 - 17/06/2016

The Migrants’ Law Project, a specialist public law and public legal education project based at Islington Law Centre, is seeking a solicitor to undertake work on the European refugee crisis.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic solicitor to provide advice and representation to organisations and individuals involved in developing legal solutions to the issues currently arising from the crisis, then, as well as undertaking casework, intervening in cases and litigating, building on the MLP’s work in this area to date.

The role also involves liaising with relevant NGOs and other stakeholders, supporting outreach to relevant NGOs, and supporting the management of the MLP For more information about MLP’s work, please see https://themigrantslawproject.org

This role is currently for one year, with potential to extend. There will be some need to travel within and outside the UK at short notice, and some work outside office hours. The probation period is 3 months.

Candidates should be practising solicitors accredited to at least level 2 of Law Society Immigration/Asylum accreditation scheme with substantial experience of individual casework at all stages of the asylum/immigration process.

Starting Salary£31,323 or £36,186 p.a. for a full-time position of 35 work hours per week, depending on experience and ability to undertake supervision.

For more information, please visit http://themigrantslawproject.org/contact-us/vacancies/

The deadline for applications is midday on 17th June 2016Interviews will be held on 1st July 2016.  

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Project Officer Support Worker

South West London Law Centres
16/05/2016 - 31/05/2016

South West London Law Centres (SWLLC), one of the largest and most progressive Law Centres and charity (Registered Charity No 1102433) in the country, is seeking an administrator to take a significant role in helping the Senior Management Team in the delivery a Cabinet Office’s Local Sustainability Funded project.

This is an exciting, very dynamic and hands on administrative role for a fixed term of a year supporting the Senior Management Team in a wide range of administrative tasks to help the business development of the law centre.  We are expecting the project to have a lasting impact at the law centre.

Salary:                                     Up to £24,181 with 3% pension contribution

Hours                                      Full time 35 hours per week

Reports to:                              Client Services Manager and the Senior Management Team

Term:                                      Fixed Term – One Year

Based at:                                 Croydon but with some work at our other offices.

The closing date for the post is noon on 31st May 2016 with interviews taking place on 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. An application can also be requested by emailingrecruitment@swllc.org or calling 020 8767 2777. 

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Triage Advice Worker (Full Time)

Camden Community Law Centre
13/05/2016 - 06/06/2016

Camden Community Law Centre is seeking a triage advice worker for a full-time position of 35 hours per week.  

The post is ideally suited to a law graduate seeking a career in social welfare law and who is committed to access to justice. The successful candidate will carry out a range of triage and advice-based casework covering face to face and telephone advice.

This is a new post funded by the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund as part of our Advice Now in Camden project,  delivering housing and welfare benefits advice services in the London Borough of Camden.

The position is for a fixed term of 3 years and the salary is £25,000 p.a. This role will be based at the Law Centre's office on 2 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 3LQ, but location of office may change.

To obtain an application pack please download it below. Alternatively, please email admin@cclc.org.uk clearly stating “Triage Worker Recruitment” in the subject box. Please send completed applications to admin@cclc.org.uk.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday, 6 June 2016. 

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