Training Contract (2 year fixed term)

Avon and Bristol Law Centre
10/08/2015 - 15/09/2015

Are you committed to social justice and public interest issues? Are you passionate about social welfare law? 

Seven fantastic new training contracts in social welfare law are now available through the Justice First Fellowships scheme from the Legal Education FoundationThis is the second year that this innovative and competitive scheme has been running. 

Avon and Bristol Law Centre (ABLC) is proud to be one of the seven host organisations in which these training posts are available in this round. The training contract will be for a period of two years starting in January 2016.

To check if you are eligible to apply for the Fellowships, please click here for the criteria on the TLEF website

Applications will be made online through the Legal Education Foundation website. Click here to apply.

The deadline for applications is 15 September 2015, and interviews will be held throughout October and November.

Senior Solicitor

Lambeth Law Centre
03/08/2015 - 07/09/2015

Lambeth Law Centre Law Centre is seeking to appoint a Senior Solicitor to replace the current Senior Solicitor who is leaving the organisation after 7 years.

The Law Centre has 17 employees and provides substantive free legal advice and representation to individuals in the London Borough of Lambeth and neighboring boroughs. LLC holds Legal Aid Contracts in Housing, Immigration/Asylum, and Community Care Law and will shortly take up a Public Law Contract. The Law Centre also provides advice and representation in Debt, Welfare Benefits, and Employment.

LLC provides some outreach services and training to local advice and community groups. Apart from Legal Aid Agency funding it receives support from Lambeth Council, Capitalise and a number of charitable trusts. LLC holds the Lexcel Quality Mark.

The Senior Solicitor will provide overall direction to and supervision of the legal work of the Law Centre. They will provide line management to our Caseworkers directly and through a system of team leaders. They will take a leading role in developing the community work of the Law Centre.

They will also provide advice and casework in Housing and/or Community care, with the possibility of combining this work with one of the other areas of Law conducted by the Law Centre, and represent clients in courts and tribunals.

Salary offered is from £38,307 to £40,807 p.a., depending on experience.

Please apply for full details and an application pack to The Office Manager, Lambeth Law Centre, Unit 4 The Co op Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG. Alternatively, call the Law Centre on telephone 020 7840 2008 or email them at

Closing date for completed applications: close of business on 7 September 2015. 

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

Housing Solicitor

Cambridge House Law Centre
23/07/2015 - 11/09/2015

Cambridge House Law Centre is seeking an experienced housing solicitor to join an experienced, highly regarded, supportive and fun housing team in a dynamic Law Centre serving the Camberwell area of South London.

The Law Centre has LAA contracts in Housing, Public Law and Community Care.

Salary: £33,000-£40,000 p.a. depending on experience, with 30 days annual leave plus pension contribution.

Deadline for applications is 4.00pm on Friday, 11th September 2015.

For an application pack please contact Ms Beryl Peckham at

For an informal discussion please contact Stuart Hearne on 0207 358 7025 or