Immigration and Asylum Team Leader

Avon and Bristol Law Centre
29/09/2016 - 20/10/2016

Avon and Bristol Law Centre is looking to appoint an Immigration and Asylum Team Leader for a position of up to 35 hours per week. Applications for part time working are welcomed. 

The Law Centre improves the lives of disadvantaged people in Bristol and across the South West by providing access to justice. Winner of The Lawyer award for Pro Bono Initiative of the Year, ABLC has received national attention and acclaim for our impact.

The Law Centre is looking for a flexible and enthusiastic solicitor/caseworker for its busy Immigration and Asylum team.

You will carry out a range of immigration and asylum casework funded through our LAA contract and other funders. You will also have the ability to lead, motivate and develop the team and to maximise income. 

Salary offered is £32,499 p.a. (pro rata), with 30 days’ leave per year (pro rata) and 7% employer pension contribution.

For an application pack please contact: Avon and Bristol Law Centre, 2 Moon Street, Stokes Croft, Bristol BS2 8QE. Alternatively, telephone 0117 924 8662 or email mail@ablc.org.uk

Deadline for receipt of applications: 12 noon on Thursday, 20 October 2016. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 1 November 2016.

ABLC aims to be an equal opportunities employer. This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

22/09/2016 - 28/10/2016

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

LLC's housing casework is largely LAA funded work with some advice work funded by Lambeth Council. They run the Lambeth County Court Housing Possession Duty Scheme. Their team is well respected across the advice sector and amongst housing activists across the borough.

LLC 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 their Senior Solicitor.

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. 

Salary: between £32,480 to £37,548 depending on qualification, experience and ability to lead the team. 

Please apply for full details and an application pack to: The Administrator, Lambeth Law Centre, Unit 4 The Co op Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG. Alternatively, email admin@lambethlawcentre.org or telephone 0207 7840 2008.

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th October 2016. 

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