24/08/2016 - 12/09/2016

Harrow Law Centre provides specialist legal advice and representation to combat disadvantage, discrimination and exclusion. We also work to influence local and national policy to improve public services for the most vulnerable.  We use the law not only to resolve the legal problem for the individual but to achieve wider change.

We have recently received funding to start a tribunal representation unit at Harrow Law Centre and we now want to appoint an additional welfare benefits specialist.  The person appointed will represent clients at Social Security Tribunals and also be required to support and train volunteers to undertake some tribunal work. 

We have small premises in a vibrant community setting in the north-west London borough of Harrow. The work is varied and challenging and we have a happy working environment with ten staff.  We specialize in social welfare law and hold Legal Aid contracts in Community Care, Housing, Immigration/Asylum, Public Law and Welfare Benefits.

Harrow Law Centre is striving to ensure our workplace reflects our principles of equality and fairness. We therefore operate a system of pay parity for all staff and applicants must be committed to this principle.

The salary offered is £35,500 p.a. for a full-time role of 35 hours per week. We will consider job shares or part-time applications.

For an application pack click 'download' below or email pamelafitzpatrick@harrowlawcentre.org.uk.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Monday, 12th September 2016. Interviews will be held on Thursday, 22 September 2016.

Harrow WB CW Job PackDownload[45 KB]
23/08/2016 - 23/09/2016

Help us do inspiring work in a wonderful part of the world!

Cumbria Law Centre is a charity and legal practice committed to fairness and access to justice for people on low incomes. They specialise in housing, welfare benefits, debt and employment law.

The Law Centre is recruiting for a trainee solicitor for a full-time position of 35 hours per week. This role is aimed at a law graduate wishing to progress to qualification. It includes representing clients at court and potentially employment tribunals. Full support and supervision will be provided.

You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to deal with pressure and manage a busy workload and, ideally, have an interest in social justice issues.

Salary: £18,183 + contributory pension scheme + 6 weeks' holiday per year.

Deadline for applications: 23 September 2016. 

Click below to download an application pack, or click here to download it from Cumbria Law Centre's website. Alternatively call the Law Centre on 01228 515129, email them at reception@comlaw.co.uk

Cumbria Trainee Job PackDownload[91 KB]
02/08/2016 - 31/08/2016

Salary Band £31,323 to £36,186, depending on experience and ability to undertake supervision.
Annual leave: 25 days per annum plus bank holidays

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic solicitor or barrister to work in a supportive and collaborative environment to provide advice and representation to organisations and individuals involved in developing legal solutions to the issues currently affecting refugees and migrants stranded in camps in the European Union. The role involves undertaking all aspects of casework, including litigation. There will also be opportunities to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders to  provide  a holistic service to refugees and others seeking to travel to the UK in order to join their families.

Candidates should be either:

– practising solicitors with substantial experience of litigation, or

– practising barristers with substantial experience of conducting casework (including litigation) within a solicitor-led agency.

The role will involve some travel outside the UK. There is a time off in lieu policy for work outside office hours, and overtime is available where appropriate and practicable.

If you would like to apply, please use the forms below. If you need any further information, please contact Katie Commons at katiec@islingtonlaw.org.uk.

Closing date: 31st August 2016  at midday.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application form

Community Care Caseworker/Solicitor

Avon and Bristol Law Centre
01/08/2016 - 07/09/2016

Up to 28 hours per week

We are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic person to join our dedicated team. You will carry out a range of Community Care casework both under our Legal Aid contract and under other funding streams.

Salary £25,443 - £31,826 pro-rata (depending on experience)

30 days’ leave per year, 7% employer pension contribution

For an application pack please contact:

Avon and Bristol Law Centre

2 Moon Street

Stokes Croft

Bristol BS2 8QE

Tel: 0117 924 8662

Email:  mail@ablc.org.uk


Deadline for receipt of applications:

12 noon Wednesday 7th September 2016

Interviews: Friday 16th September 2016

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer

15/07/2016 - 26/08/2016

28 - 35 hours per week

We are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic person to join our dedicated team.          You will carry out a range of Immigration & Asylum casework both under our Legal Aid contract and under other funding streams.

Salary £25,192 - £31,511 (pro rata) depending on experience

(pay review pending)

30 days’ leave per year,  7% employer pension contribution

Applications for part time working welcomed

For an application pack please contact:

Avon and Bristol Law Centre

2 Moon Street

Stokes Croft

Bristol BS2 8QE

Tel: 0117 924 8662

Email:  mail@ablc.org.uk

Website: www.ablc.org.uk

Deadline for receipt of applications:

12 noon Friday 26th August 2016

Interviews: Thursday 8th September

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer

16/06/2016 - 03/09/2016

Salary: £16,800  Pro Rata £28,000 per annum

Working hours: 21 hours

Ealing Law Centre has recently secured grant funding to allow us to expand Welfare benefits advice and representation service. We are looking for an enthusiastic Welfare Benefits caseworker who can help us grow and expand our services to local residents. The Law Centre currently provides advice in Housing, Immigration and Welfare Benefits. We have Legal Aid contracts in Housing and Immigration and receive grant funding for our Welfare Benefits work.

This is an exciting time for the Law Centre. We have got new grant funding secured for the next three years.  We are looking for someone who is keen to use their Welfare Benefits experience in a Law Centre setting.

The successful candidate will conduct casework up to and including Tribunal representation and also assist with a Welfare Benefits advice line. The postholder will be expected to be proactive in developing links with the local community and in providing training to first tier advice services in the area.

Ealing 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: info@ealinglaw.org.uk

Closing date: 5.30pm Friday 3rd September 2016