15/03/2019 - 12/04/2019

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?

Central England Law Centre is the UK’s largest Law Centre, with a national reputation for innovation and excellence in its legal practice.

Kids in Need of Defense UK is a pro bono project, run by Central England Law Centre, which operates across four legal advice charities in the UK. Its specialist immigration lawyers train and supervise corporate lawyers so that they can provide children with free legal representation in their citizenship and immigration matters. You can find out more about the project at www.kidsinneedofdefense.org.uk.

The Law Centre would like to appoint an enthusiastic and efficient administrator to work from its Coventry office to support the running of Kids in Need of Defense UK.

Your role will involve processing referrals to the project, dealing with enquiries from potential clients and referral agencies, arranging appointments with pro bono lawyers and setting up new clients on the case management system.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference by supporting the work of a project working to uphold children’s rights. The work is varied and interesting and you will have the opportunity to develop your skills.

Join an organisation that is to making a difference to everyday life for some of the most vulnerable people in our community.

This Administrator role is a part-time position of 25 hours per week. Salary will be between £16,310 and £17,098 p.a. pro rata.

This post is based at the Law Centre's Coventry city centre office, 5 minutes from the railway station. Terms and conditions include 28 days holiday plus 8 statutory days (pro rata), and pension scheme membership.

For an application pack please email recruitment@centralenglandlc.org.uk. Completed applications may be submitted to the same address or by post. 

Deadline for applications: Friday, 12 April 2019. Interviews will be held on Friday, 26 April 2019.

Central England Law Centre strives to be an equal opportunities employer. Its offices are wheelchair accessible.

Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Hackney Community Law Centre
08/03/2019 - 01/04/2019

Hackney Community Law Centre is looking for an experienced welfare benefits specialist to join its team, who meets the LAA supervisor standards. They will be expected to deliver a range of outreach, advice, casework and representation services to Hackney residents, with a focus on the impact of Universal Credit. They will also be expected to run a caseload and provide advocacy at the First Tier and Upper Tribunals.

The successful candidate will also be expected to provide money management and financial capability training to residents needing support. The intention is to provide clients with legal support which is as holistic as possible and which helps clients achieve sustainable improvements in their circumstances.

You will be part of an award winning strong social welfare team. We have a public law contract and will also be looking to identify suitable cases for judicial review.

Salary: £32,270 per annum. This post is funded by the Big Lottery Fund for three years.

For an application pack and further information visit the Law Centre's website or email sean@hclc.org.uk stating clearly your email subject “Welfare Benefits Recruitment”. For an informal discussion please telephone Sean Canning on 0208 985 5236.

Applications should be emailed to admin@hclc.org.uk by 12 noon on Monday, 1 April 2019.

18/02/2019 - 01/04/2019

Avon & Bristol Law Centre is looking to appoint a European Law Caseworker/Solicitor.

18 hours per week, fixed term position until 2020 (subject to funding)

ABLC are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic person to join their dedicated team. You will predominantly be responsible for delivering European Law casework but depending on demand will also provide Asylum and Immigration casework both under their Legal Aid contract and under other funding streams.

  • Salary: £32,949.57 pro rata
  • 30 days’ leave pro rata, 7% employer pension contribution

For an application pack, please email mail@ablc.org.uk or contact:

Avon and Bristol Law Centre
2 Moon Street, Stokes Croft
Bristol BS2 8QE

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10am 1 April 2019
Interviews: Date to be confirmed

Avon & Bristol Law Centre aim to be an equal opportunities employer.

Caseworker/Solicitor - Housing/Community Care/Welfare Benefits

Wandsworth Law Centre (part of South West London Law Centres)
04/10/2018 - 04/04/2019

South West London Law Centres (SWLLC) one of the largest and most progressive Law Centres in the country is seeking a number of caseworkers or solicitors. They are looking for caseworkers or solicitors who have experience of housing, community care and or welfare benefits, to work in their Wandsworth or Kingston offices.

The Law Centre is looking to expand its capacity. There are currently 7 solicitors in the housing team, one trainee and two paralegals across our 4 branch offices. They run a wide range of housing covered by legal aid, including a significant amount of representation work as part of the housing court duty schemes including the court in Kingston, Croydon and Wandsworth.

SWLLC is now looking for an energetic lawyer who would meet the LAA supervisor requirements and can expand their work. They are considering looking further at a range of fixed fees and conditional fee agreements for areas that have now gone out of scope of legal did.

Salary: Competitive

Reports to: Head of Legal Practice

Term: Permanent

Based at: Wandsworth or Kingston upon Thames - travel may be required to SWLLC's other branch offices and court duty schemes it operates.

Please click here for the application pack and apply with your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@swllc.org.

There is no closing date for applications and recruitment will continue until the post is filled. The post is available for an immediate start. If you would like to discuss the post further, please email recruitment@swllc.org.