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Current and Recent Vacancies

29th February 2024

Luqmani Thompson is recruiting Paralegals/Caseworkers

Closing date: Friday, 5th April

Luqmani Thompson is looking to take on up to four immigration paralegals/caseworkers to join the fee earning team at Luqmani Thompson. This offer is for a fixed 12-month contract and is subject to a 3-month probationary period. The role is office based. They offer a competitive salary (£23,000 – to £26,068 per annum, depending on experience, and whether accredited under the Law society Immigration and Asylum Scheme) and 5 weeks’ holiday. This role allows for the possibility of progression, subject to excellent performance, including support towards qualifying as a Senior Caseworker under the under The Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum accreditation scheme for those not already accredited, as well as qualification as a solicitor through the apprenticeship scheme. The period of time as a caseworker can count towards the required two years Qualifying Work Experience under the SQE route to qualification.

Since 1998, Luqmani Thompson has been at the forefront of developments in human rights, immigration and public law in the UK. They have firmly established ourselves as one of the leading firms providing legal services in this area, winning awards, being recognised by the leading legal directories, and now ranked by The Times two years in a row for being within the top law firms in the UK.

To learn more and apply please click here or visit their vacancies page.

27th February 2024

Citizens Advice Leeds is recruiting a Social Welfare Law Solicitor / CILEx Practitioner

Closing date: Rolling

Citizens Advice Leeds is recruiting a Solicitor/CILEx Practitioner with PQE in a Social Welfare Law specialism to join their legal advice team. The legal advice team is part of their Specialist Services department, working alongside caseworkers and support workers to respond to the complex and multiple problems their clients face. They would welcome applications from candidates who can strengthen their capacity in Housing advice, or bring expertise in Immigration, Discrimination or Family law. The Social Welfare Law Solicitor/CILEx Practitioner will carry their own caseload, ensuring that quality and performance standards are consistently met, and support the development of caseworkers in their specialism. The successful candidate will have significant and recent post qualification experience in a Social Welfare law subject. Alongside legal advice skills, we’re seeking candidates with a commitment to access to justice and an interest in working in the not for profit sector.

Citizens Advice Leeds works for a fairer society by helping people to resolve financial, housing, employment and other legal issues through telephone, online and face to face services.

To learn more and apply please click here.

27th February 2024

Suffolk Law Centre is recruiting a Housing Solicitor / Legal Aid Supervisor

Closing date: Thursday, 14th March

Suffolk Law Centre is looking to recruit a Housing Solicitor / Legal Aid Supervisor to join their Housing Team, to provide specialist legal advice and assistance, and advocacy at Court, in accordance with their Legal Aid Civil Contract, as well as some Pro Bono advice to vulnerable people living in Suffolk and North Essex.

This is an exciting chance for you to help develop and expand their Housing legal advice service and to sustain and grow Suffolk Law Centre in order to continue the provision of early legal advice and assistance to our community.The post is based at their offices in Ipswich, Suffolk. Ipswich has a vibrant legal, non-profit and cultural community and excellent transport links to London. The delights of the Suffolk coast and countryside are within easy reach, and house prices significantly lower than London/home-counties.

To learn more and apply please click here.

27th February 2024

Merseyside Law Centre is recruiting a Lead Immigration Caseworker/Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 11th March

Merseyside Law Centre is looking to recruit an immigration caseworker/solicitor to join their team. The successful applicant will have at least two years recent, professional experience of providing immigration casework in a legal or advice setting and Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Level 2 or higher.

Merseyside Law Centre delivers free specialist social welfare legal advice and assistance in Housing, Immigration and Welfare Benefits. They have surgeries at outreach locations and in 3 courts across the Liverpool City Region. They provide all levels of advice up to and including specialist legal casework and court and tribunal.

To learn more and apply please click here.

23rd February 2024

Citizens Advice Manchester is recruiting a Supervising Solicitor – Housing Team

Closing date: Tuesday, 5th March

Citizens Advice Manchester is looking to recruit a qualified advocate and experienced Legal Aid professional with a minimum of 3 years PQE in order to assume responsibility for SRA and Training Contract compliance. However, they will consider applicants who have less PQE and are willing to take on this responsibility in the near future.

Citizens Advice Manchester is a charity which provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice. They are a modern, innovative and progressive advice service that employs around 200 people (60 of whom provide specialist casework services in Housing, Debt and Welfare Benefits). They are also one of the largest and most diversely funded Local Citizens Advice within a nationally recognised network, delivering a vast range of services via face-face, telephone and digital channels.

To learn more and apply please click here.

23rd February 2024

Dowse & Co is recruiting a Housing Caseworker (maternity cover – 12 months from April 2024)

Closing date: Friday, 22nd March

Dowse & Co is looking to recruit an enthusiastic housing caseworker. They represent clients on all housing law matters including possession actions, disrepair, homelessness, injunctions, unlawful eviction, leaseholder disputes and succession matters. They act almost exclusively for tenants and leaseholders.

The candidate:

  • Applications from experienced caseworkers preferred but less experienced candidates will be considered
  • Experience in legal aid work will be useful (but training will be provided)
  • Evidence of commitment to professional development and interest in housing law and tenants’ rights

Dowse & Co believes in access to justice and providing first class representation and advice irrespective of means and circumstances.

Send CV and covering letter to ps@dowse.co.uk and/or call Patrick on 020 7254 6205 to discuss the role.

21st February 2024

Bidwell Henderson is recruiting an Inter Partes Costs Lawyer / Costs Draftsperson

Bidwell Henderson is looking to recruit an experienced Costs Lawyers and Costs Draftspeople with over two years’ experience of dealing with a complex and varied IP case load. Some legal aid experience is preferable as some of the case load will consist of legal aid funded cases with Inter-Partes costs orders. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build on their existing reputation and client base and will be encouraged to reach their full potential with chances provided to strive across all aspects of inter-partes work and within the Inter-Partes department as a whole. They encourage their people to establish relationships with clients and to actively pursue openings to build and develop their business.

Bidwell Henderson Costs Consultants are an award winning Legal Costs Consultancy with a national presence. Part of the Frenkel Topping Group, they are recognised for their commitment to training and development of their people. They pride themselves on providing outstanding professional services across the legal sector. They specialise in diverse areas of legal costs arising from all aspects of litigation from legal aid to complex commercial disputes. They provide a full set of costs services throughout the course of substantive litigation and thereafter.

To learn more and apply please click here.

21st February 2024

Bidwell Henderson is recruiting a Legal Aid Costs Draftperson

Bidwell Henderson is looking to recruit a legal aid costs draftsperson to build on their existing reputation and client base. The successful candidate will be encouraged to reach their full potential with opportunities to strive across all aspects of legal aid work. They encourage their people to establish relationships with clients and to actively pursue prospects to build and develop their business.

Bidwell Henderson Costs Consultants are an award winning Legal Costs Consultancy with a national presence. Part of the Frenkel Topping Group, they are recognised for their commitment to training and development of their people. They pride themselves on providing outstanding professional services across the legal sector. They specialise in diverse areas of legal costs arising from all aspects of litigation from legal aid to complex commercial disputes. They provide a full set of costs services throughout the course of substantive litigation and thereafter.

To learn more and apply please click here.

20th February 2024

Alfred James & Co Solicitors is recruiting a Housing Law Supervisor

Alfred James & Co is looking to recruit a full-time Senior Housing Solicitor to join their team.

You will be required to advise on all aspects of housing/landlord and tenant law. The post holder SHOULD IDEALLY be a solicitor or a barrister and have a valid practicing certificate and should be able to meet the Legal Aid Agency’s Housing and Debt supervisor standard after meeting the required hours. Applicants should have a minimum of five years’ experience and significant experience of the LAA Contract Category in housing. The role is to provide legal advice and legal services to clients under the legal help and legal aid schemes. It is not essential but will be advantageous if you have experience of/are qualified as a category supervisor in Welfare Benefits.

20th February 2024

Alfred James & Co Solicitors is recruiting an (advanced) accredited Immigration Caseworker Supervisor

Alfred James & Co is looking to recruit an advanced accredited Immigration case worker who has passed the Law Society advanced accreditation caseworker scheme and has many years of experience in immigration and asylum work. Work may involve picking up case work in the office and attending detention centres to interview detainees . You will work in the office with 4 case workers who are qualified in legal aid tender for immigration.

Please read up on the full list of expected requirements for the role before applying.

20th February 2024

Alfred James & Co Solicitors is recruiting an Immigration Caseworker Supervisor

Alfred James & Co is looking to recruit an Immigration Caseworker Supervisor. The ideal candidate will be an IAAS Level 2 or 3 accredited caseworker and/or solicitor, with at least four years’ experience of advice on asylum, protection and related human rights claims. You will have experience in publicly funded immigration work under a Legal Aid Agency Contract and will either hold IAAS supervising senior caseworker accreditation or have the skills, knowledge and experience to qualify as a supervisor within 3 months of joining

Key Duties and Responsibilities Legal Casework and supervision Supervise a team of up to four caseworkers/solicitors in respect of asylum, human rights, trafficking, family reunion and statelessness applications; Manage and develop growth within the team; Provide legal advice and representation to clients on asylum.

20th February 2024

Alfred James & Co Solicitors is recruiting a Family Law Supervisor

Alfred James & Co is looking to recruit a Family Law Supervisor to join their Family Law department to assist with undertaking legal aid family casework. You will be responsible for dealing with all aspects of legal aid family work. You will be responsible for meeting and taking instructions for new legal aid clients and running the case adequately and in compliance with the legal aid requirements. You should have vast experience in running legal aid files for the purposes of ensuring that the files pass peer review.

The applicant will be either:

1) An Advanced Member of the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation Scheme (having passed the violence in the home’ module or previously held adult party representative status on the Children Panel) or

2) A Resolution Accredited Specialist in Domestic Abuse

14th February 2024

Kesar & Co is recruiting a Legal Secretary

Closing date: Friday, 8th March

Kesar & Co is looking to recruit an ambitious individual who enjoys working in a dynamic and challenging atmosphere. You will have experience of administration ideally in a legal environment. You will have excellent communication skills including dealing with difficult individuals.

Kesar & Co Solicitors is a dedicated Legal Aid practice based in South-East London/Kent. They hold Silver Investors in People, have held Lexcel accreditation since 2012, and in 2020 won the LawCareers.net Training and Recruitment Awards. They are committed to human rights for all and their teams of dedicated caseworkers tackle some of the hardest issues in the fight to bring justice. they assist clients who need help with community care, discrimination, employment law, public law, claims against public authorities and prison law.

To learn more and apply please click here.

14th February 2024

Kesar & Co is recruiting a Paralegal

Closing date: Sunday, 31st March

Kesar & Co is looking to recruit a paralegal. As a paralegal you will support the work of solicitors and experienced caseworkers, gaining hands on knowledge and experience to be able to take the next step as an independent caseworker or solicitor. Should you wish to qualify as a solicitor either through the Training Contract route or as an apprentice, they will support you in this.

Kesar & Co Solicitors is a dedicated Legal Aid practice based in South-East London/Kent. They hold Silver Investors in People, have held Lexcel accreditation since 2012, and in 2020 won the LawCareers.net Training and Recruitment Awards. They are committed to human rights for all and their teams of dedicated caseworkers tackle some of the hardest issues in the fight to bring justice. they assist clients who need help with community care, discrimination, employment law, public law, claims against public authorities and prison law.

To learn more and apply please click here.

14th February 2024

Kesar & Co is recruiting Solicitor Apprenticeships

Closing date: Friday, 31st May

Kesar & Co is looking to recruit solicitor apprenticeships. This is a 6 year apprenticeship with training provided by the University of Law.

Kesar & Co Solicitors is a dedicated Legal Aid practice based in South-East London/Kent. They hold Silver Investors in People, have held Lexcel accreditation since 2012, and in 2020 won the LawCareers.net Training and Recruitment Awards. They are committed to human rights for all and their teams of dedicated caseworkers tackle some of the hardest issues in the fight to bring justice. they assist clients who need help with community care, discrimination, employment law, public law, claims against public authorities and prison law.

To learn more and apply please click here.

14th February 2024

Kesar & Co is recruiting a Civil/Criminal Caseworker

Closing date: Friday, 8th March

Kesar & Co is looking to recruit a civil/criminal caseworker. As a caseworker, you will join this group and offer your skills and expertise to their existing clients and develop opportunities to attract new clients. You will be able to work across different areas of law should you wish.

Kesar & Co Solicitors is a dedicated Legal Aid practice based in South-East London/Kent. They hold Silver Investors in People, have held Lexcel accreditation since 2012, and in 2020 won the LawCareers.net Training and Recruitment Awards. They are committed to human rights for all and their teams of dedicated caseworkers tackle some of the hardest issues in the fight to bring justice. they assist clients who need help with community care, discrimination, employment law, public law, claims against public authorities and prison law.

To learn more and apply please click here.

12th February 2024

Citizens Advice Southwark is recruiting a Housing Solicitor / Supervisor

Closing date: Monday, 26th February

Citizens Advice Southwark is looking to recruit a Housing Solicitor (or Barrister) able to supervise a Legal Aid Agency contract and undertake certificated work. You would deliver the service from both their Peckham and Walworth offices and be an expert resource for other casework supervisors across the organisation. The successful applicant will assist clients with eligible housing cases.

Citizens Advice Southwark has a track record of delivering high-quality services from its offices in Peckham and Walworth and outreach locations across Southwark and South East London. They sort out problems together, for good, by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice across all areas of social welfare law, and through using the experience of their clients to bring about positive change through research and campaigns. Join them and make a difference.

To learn more and apply please click here.

12th February 2024

Deighton Pierce Glynn is recruiting an Admin Assistant

Closing date: Wednesday, 21st February

Deighton Pierce Glynn is looking to recruit a highly organised Admin Assistant with a can-do attitude for this busy and varied role supporting their busy team of lawyers onsite in their London Office.

DPG is specialist civil rights and judicial review firm in London and Bristol; top rated in Chambers and Legal 500 directories.

To learn more and apply please click here.

9th February 2024

South West London Law Centres is recruiting a Housing Caseworker / Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 4th March

South West London Law Centres is looking to recruit an enthusiastic housing specialist who wants to take the next step in their career and to be a part of improving housing for the community. You will either be a solicitor with experience of housing law under a Legal Aid contract, or an experienced housing caseworker with experience of the advice sector.

To learn more and apply please click here.

9th February 2024

South West London Law Centres is recruiting two Immigration Solicitor/Caseworkers IAAS Level 2

Closing date: Monday, 4th March

South West London Law Centres is looking to recruit two experienced Asylum/Immigration Solicitors or Caseworkers with the appropriate level of accreditation to provide casework together with colleagues in a number of new projects including homelessness and domestic violence cases. You will show care and attention to their clients and the command of detail which is a hallmark of their work.

To learn more and apply please click here.

9th February 2024

South West London Law Centres is recruiting a Head of Employment and Discrimination

Closing date: Monday, 4th March

South West London Law Centres is looking to recruit an employment specialist who wants to take the next step in their career and be part of making employment law advice and casework accessible for all. You will either be a solicitor with experience of discrimination law under a Legal Aid contract, or a highly experienced employment caseworker with knowledge of Legal Aid.

To learn more and apply please click here.

9th February 2024

South West London Law Centres is recruiting a Head of Housing

Closing date: Monday, 4th March

South West London Law Centres is looking to recruit an energetic lawyer with housing law experience to help them expand their work and develop their committed and passionate housing team. You will either be a solicitor with experience of housing law under a Legal Aid contract, or a highly experienced housing caseworker with knowledge of Legal Aid.

To learn more and apply please click here.

1st February 2024

Nuffield Family Justice Observatory is recruiting a Project Lead (Children, Families and Justice)

Nuffield Family Justice Observatory is looking to recruit a project lead (Children, Families and Justice). This newly created role will lead and support the development and delivery of programmes and projects across the Nuffield FJO, including a specific focus on work relating to private law proceedings and separating families. In this role, you will undertake horizon scanning work (keeping abreast of key developments in the family justice landscape) in order to identify future potential areas of work where the NFJO can add value, supporting the commissioning of research. You will represent the Nuffield FJO by engaging with relevant stakeholder groups and attending meetings. You will also convene conversations with practitioners, those with lived experience, policy makers and system leaders to explore the findings from research, their own experiences and how change can be achieved. You will also seek to collaborate and develop partnerships with individuals and organisations to enable the learning from Nuffield FJO’s work to be embedded in policy and practice.

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory is an organisation that seeks to improve the lives of children and families by bringing data and evidence to the people who work in and around the family courts – judges, lawyers, social workers, Cafcass guardians, policy makers and more. They find and fill the gaps in their understanding of the family justice system, highlight the areas where change will have the biggest impact on children and families, and foster collaboration to make that change happen.

To learn more and apply please click here.

23rd January 2024

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre is recruiting a Supervising Solicitor / Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 12 February

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre is an expanding service which is looking for an additional Supervising Solicitor or Caseworker to work in their Housing team. The ideal candidate will be someone who can take a lead role in improving access to justice. You will join a law centre team already containing a Senior Housing Solicitor, an Immigration Solicitor and several caseworkers as well as a Trainee Solicitor.

You will have at least 3 years experience of practice in housing, ideally in Legal Aid or for people on low incomes.

This role can be based in any of the following offices in North Yorkshire: Northallerton, Richmond, Malton, Scarborough, Selby and Harrogate, with occasional home working. You must be able to attend one or more of their duty courts in York, Scarborough or Harrogate regularly. For the suitable candidate, help with relocation costs can be considered.

To learn more and apply please click here.

15th January 2024

Bristol Law Centre is recruiting a Housing Caseworker/Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 29th January

Bristol Law Centre is recruiting a Housing caseworker or solicitor. This is an opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive team in a vibrant, artistic, historic and diverse city; surrounded by beautiful countryside at the gateway to Wales and the South-West. Their modern offices are situated close to Bristol Temple Meads station and the city centre. They are flexible to part time or full time working (35 hours per week), and to hybrid work. Their friendly and committed housing team are one of only a few in the area and they wish to grow to ensure more people are helped, working closely with many partners in the city and beyond.

Bristol Law Centre is a charity offering free signposting/referrals, legal advice and representation (advocacy) to some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable in communities. They work in Bristol and the wider region to deliver vital and free legal support, often where no other option of similar services exist. They work to achieve incredible outcomes for people in many areas of social welfare law.

To learn more and apply please click here.

15th January 2024

Philcox Gray is recruiting a Paralegal

Closing date: Friday, 26th January

Philcox Gray are recruiting a paralegal. Training contract will be considered after a probationary period. They offer good and flexible working conditions, salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Philcox Gray is a well respected specialist family practice based in attractive new offices in Borough, SE1. The firm expanded its family practice following its merger with Hornby and Levy in 2018, and undertakes all aspects of children and family law, including care, financial and international work.

Please apply with CV and covering letter to Margaret Sullivan

19th December 2023

ATLEU is recruiting a Lead Training Lawyer: Immigration / Public Lawyer

Closing date: Thursday, 15th February

Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit are recruiting a dynamic and committed individual to join their legal team as Training Lead and Immigration/Public Lawyer. This is a stimulating role, and will suit someone who enjoys using the law creatively and working collaboratively. The role offers significant opportunities for growth and development, to increase your immigration/public law experience and knowledge through working on emerging issues affecting survivors of trafficking, to develop the capacity of support and advice professionals assisting survivors, with enormous potential for strategic litigation, effecting positive change for this hugely vulnerable group.

To learn more and apply please click here.

19th December 2023

ATLEU is recruiting a Lead Immigration Lawyer

Closing date: Monday, 12th February

Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit are recruiting a dynamic and committed individual to join their legal team as Lead Immigration Lawyer, based in our London office. This is an exciting role, and will suit someone who enjoys using the law creatively and working collaboratively. The role offers significant opportunities for growth and development, to increase your immigration/public law experience and knowledge through working on emerging issues affecting survivors of trafficking. This role will be key to developing ATLEU’s extensive network of partnerships, including frontline organisations working with survivors, and developing training and resources which respond to survivors’ emerging needs in the context of the new immigration and trafficking law and policy. The role also brings enormous potential for developing systemic challenges and effecting positive change for this hugely vulnerable group.

To learn more and apply please click here.

19th December 2023

ATLEU is recruiting a Lead Immigration Lawyer

Closing date: Monday, 12th February

Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit are recruiting a dynamic and committed individual to join their legal team as Lead Immigration Lawyer, based in our London office. This is an exciting role, and will suit someone who enjoys using the law creatively and working collaboratively. The role offers significant opportunities for growth and development, to increase your immigration/public law experience and knowledge through working on emerging issues affecting survivors of trafficking. This role will be key to developing ATLEU’s extensive network of partnerships, including frontline organisations working with survivors, and developing training and resources which respond to survivors’ emerging needs in the context of the new immigration and trafficking law and policy. The role also brings enormous potential for developing systemic challenges and effecting positive change for this hugely vulnerable group.

To learn more and apply please click here.

18th December 2023

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre is recruiting a Senior Housing Solicitor / Supervising Caseworker

Closing date: Tuesday, 9th January

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre are recruiting a fully qualified Senior Housing Solicitor or Supervising Caseworker. The ideal candidate will be someone who can take a lead role in improving access to justice. You will join a team already containing a Senior Solicitor, a Trainee Solicitor and several Caseworkers.You will have at least 3 years experience of practising in housing, particularly for people on low incomes, and ideally some experience of legal aid. Being organised will be key for this role and you must have excellent communication and administration skills as well as IT skills, including the ability to use bespoke case recording systems. This role can be based in any of their offices in North Yorkshire (Northallerton, Richmond, Malton, Scarborough, Selby, Harrogate, Whitby and Skipton) with occasional home working. You must be able to attend one or more of our duty courts in York, Scarborough or Harrogate when necessary.

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre is an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice and Law Centre networks across England and Wales. Their main offices are located in the heart of their communities in Harrogate, Malton, Northallerton, Richmond, Scarborough, Selby, Skipton and Whitby. They also have a number of outreach locations that they deliver advice from across North Yorkshire and #WeComeToYou in their Advice Bus and Advice Van.

To learn more and apply please click here.

18th December 2023

Miles & Partners is recruiting a Legal Assistant

Closing date: Tuesday, 2nd January

Miles & Partners are recruiting bright law graduates with a professional outlook to join their team as Legal Assistants providing paralegal support to their busy specialist award winning lawyers in our Court of Protection and Family Teams. The roles begin in January and February 2024 and will suit BPTC/ LPC graduates or similar looking for good quality professional experience while preparing to apply for Training Contracts or Pupillages or considering the SQE pathway.

Miles and Partners is a niche firm of specialist solicitors located in London E1, close to Liverpool Street Station and the City. Founded in 1996 by 5 young lawyers who shared a vision of providing the highest level of professional service to the local community. Over the years, that vision has grown and we have developed an outstanding reputation for being approachable, accessible, and achieving the best possible results for our all of our clients, locally, regionally and internationally.

To learn more and apply please click here.

18th December 2023

Citizens Advice Southwark is recruiting a Housing Solicitor / Supervisor

Closing date: Monday, 15th January

Citizens Advice Southwark are recruiting a Solicitor (or Barrister) able to supervise a Legal Aid Agency contract and undertake certificated work. You would deliver the service from both their Peckham and Walworth offices and be an expert resource for other casework supervisors across the organisation. The successful applicant will assist clients with eligible housing cases.

Citizens Advice Southwark has a track record of delivering high-quality services from its offices in Peckham and Walworth and outreach locations across Southwark and South East London. They sort out problems together, for good, by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice across all areas of social welfare law, and through using the experience of their clients to bring about positive change through research and campaigns.

To learn more and apply please click here.

15th December 2023

Deighton Pierce Glynn is recruiting a Civil Actions Solicitor

Closing date: Friday, 5th January

Deighton Pierce Glynn are recruiting a civil actions solicitor to wok on and develop an interesting caseload of private and public law claims in a range of areas: migrant support; unlawful detention claims; civil claims against state authorities; and inquests.

DPG is one of the best Civil Liberties / Administrative Law / Human Rights firms in the UK and top rated in Chambers and Legal 500 directories. Central to their values at DPG, is the commitment to creating a great place to work and our aim is to retain and develop their staff.

To learn more and apply please click here.

15th December 2023

Deighton Pierce Glynn is recruiting an Actions Against the Police Solicitor

Closing date: Friday, 5th January

Deighton Pierce Glynn are recruiting a qualified senior solicitor with at least 4 years PQE to join their actions against the police team in Bristol. This is a full time role, but they operate a flexible working policy and part-time applications will be considered.

DPG is one of the best Civil Liberties / Administrative Law / Human Rights firms in the UK and top rated in Chambers and Legal 500 directories. Central to their values at DPG, is the commitment to creating a great place to work and our aim is to retain and develop their staff.

To learn more and apply please click here.

11th December 2023

South West London Law Centres are recruiting an Immigration Solicitor/Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 8th January

South West London Law Centres are recruiting an experienced Level 2 IAAS accredited Asylum/Immigration Solicitors or Caseworkers to join their team and to provide casework supporting clients.

South West London Law Centres help people on low incomes across south-west London to understand and defend their rights.

To learn more and apply please click here.

8th December 2023

Hopkin Murray Beskine is recruiting a Paralegal (Islington)

Closing date: Tuesday, 2nd January

Hupkin Murray Beskine is recruiting a Paralegal to support their busy housing and public law team.

Hopkin Murray Beskine are a long established North London firm recommended by the Chambers UK Guide and Legal 500 and known for their expertise in family, housing and public law.

To learn more and apply please click here.

8th December 2023

Centre for Women’s Justice is recruiting a Paralegal (women-only*)

Closing date: Monday, 15th January

Centre for Women’s Justice (CWJ) is recruiting a Paralegal to support the litigation team with their casework to ensure cases are well managed with excellent levels of client care. Additionally, to provide support to the enquiries team by giving signposting advice to first tier (members of the public) enquirers.



CWJ is a thriving and rapidly expanding legal charity which undertakes a wide range of highly publicised strategic legal challenges and conducts collaborative projects through partnerships with women’s sector organisations. 


*Centre for Women’s Justice deals directly with victims of sexual violence, therefore it is a genuine requirement that this is role is carried out by women only – Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies

To learn more and apply please click here.

8th December 2023

Youth Legal is recruiting a Community Care solicitor/Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 18th December

Youth Legal is looking for a community care solicitor and caseworker. The successful candidate will undertake casework in relation to young people’s community care issues, demonstrate a commitment to working with young people, ensure the quality of legal advice is of a high standard, manage their casework efficiently and effectively, provide supervision or qualify as a supervisor in 6-8 months, have experience in legal aid work and billing legal aid, to demonstrate commitment to legal aid work and social welfare law and have good knowledge of civil litigation procedure.

Youth Legal is a charity based in Wandsworth, assisting marginalised and vulnerable young people across the London area. They facilitate young people’s access to justice through high quality young person-focussed specialist legal advice, support and education.

To learn more and apply please click here.

23rd November 2023

Citizens Advice Southwark is recruiting a Housing Solicitor / Supervisor

Closing date: Wednesday, 13th December

Citizens Advice Southwark is looking for a Housing Solicitor (or Barrister) able to supervise a Legal Aid Agency contract and undertake certificated work. You would deliver the service from both their Peckham and Walworth offices and be an expert resource for other casework supervisors across the organisation. The successful applicant will assist clients with eligible housing cases.

Citizens Advice Southwark has a track record of delivering high-quality services from its offices in Peckham and Walworth and outreach locations across Southwark and South East London. They sort out problems together, for good, by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice across all areas of social welfare law, and through using the experience of their clients to bring about positive change through research and campaigns.

To learn more and apply please click here.

23rd November 2023

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is recruiting an Asylum and Immigration Paralegal

Closing date: Monday, 18th December

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is looking for an Asylum and Immigration Paralegal. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing advice and support to clients, including preparing and submitting applications to the Home Office on their behalf. The successful candidate will be supported to obtain accreditation under the Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme.

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre offers assistance to members of the public via their telephone adviceline, their web enquiry form and through their contact centres in Dewsbury and Huddersfield.

To learn more and apply please click here.

21st November 2023

Coram Children’s Legal Centre is recruiting a Finance and Billing Assistant

Closing date: Monday, 27th November

CCLC is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, multi-skilled Finance and Billing Assistant to support their busy practice based in Colchester. The primary purpose of the role is to provide financial and administrative assistance to the Finance and Operations team, particularly focused on increasing their Legal Aid billing capacity.This may involve assistance with broader financial and administrative tasks in order to release the overall capacity of the whole Finance Team to increase efficiency and maximise Legal Aid billing. From time to time, the role may also be required to provide general administrative and reception assistance to the Legal Practice Unit and Migrant Children’s Project, particularly for annual leave cover.

Coram is the UK’s oldest children’s charity founded by Thomas Coram in London helping vulnerable children and young people since 1739. Today, the Coram group helps more than one million children, young people, families and professionals every year by providing access to the skills and opportunities they need to thrive. One of the nine members of the Coram group, Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) is the UK’s specialist centre for children’s rights in education, immigration, community care and family law, and provides significant international legal systems consultancy.The centre is located on the Coram Campus in central London with bases in Colchester and Leeds.

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21st November 2023

Public Interest Law Centre is recruiting a Legal Assistant

Closing date: Friday, 8th December

Public Interest Law Centre is looking for a Legal Assistant to provide administrative and legal support to PILC’s Gypsy and Traveller Legal Advice project which aims to defend and promote the rights of Gypsies and Travellers to pursue a nomadic way of life. You will assist their Supervising Solicitor, an expert in Gypsy and Traveller Law, who has represented this underprivileged community over the last 15 years.

PILC exists to challenge systemic injustice through legal representation, strategic litigation, research and legal education. They specialise in public law, actions against public authorities and public inquiries, bringing cases to court for individuals and grassroots groups who have been treated unfairly. They hold government and public bodies to account, challenging unlawful policies and practices.

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16th November 2023

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is recruiting an Asylum and Immigration Solicitor/Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 15th January

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is looking for an Asylum and Immigration Solicitor/Caseworker to join their Immigration and Asylum legal team and provide advice and representation under their Legal Aid contract.

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre ioffers assistance to members of the public via their telephone adviceline, their web enquiry form and through their contact centres in Dewsbury and Huddersfield.

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16th November 2023

Watkins Solicitors is recruiting a Head of Public Law Department (Judicial Review)

Watkins Solicitors are looking to recruit an experienced solicitor to join their Public Law department on a full- time or part- time basis. The Department is currently headed by Keith Lomax who has over 30 years’ experience in public law acting for claimants. Keith will be retiring shortly and is looking for a successor to carry on his interesting and worthwhile work. The ideal candidate will have experience dealing with Judicial Review. Experience in dealing with Community Care is an advantage, with opportunities to develop this area of work. They will be value-driven, dynamic and passionate about their role and looking for a long-term placement in which they can grow the department.

Watkins Solicitors is an award winning and busy solicitors firm specialising in Family Law, Education Law, Wills and Probate Law, Conveyancing, and Judicial Review. Currently they have three offices with one in North Bristol, one in South Bristol and one in Bath and they also see clients by appointment in Hereford and Evesham. The firm has a Legal Aid franchise and carries out work under Legal Aid contracts for family law and Public Law (including judicial review). The firm also acts for clients on a privately paying basis.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

14th November 2023

Wilson Solicitors LLP is recruiting a Trainee Solicitor (Justice First Fellowship)

Closing date: Friday, 8th December

Wilson Solicitors are looking to recruit a Trainee Solicitor (funded by the Justice First Fellowship) to commence in April 2024. The areas of law covered will include, immigration, public, and human rights law. The position will also include some time spent with the LGBTQ charity Rainbow Migration.

Wilson Solicitors are delighted to have been chosen as a host for a trainee solicitor position under the 2023 Justice First Fellowship programme. They are one of the UK’s leading legal aid providers ranked in Chambers and the Legal 500. They believe in justice for all and in 2021 they won the Excellence in Access to Justice Award from the Law Society. They are partnering with Rainbow Migration, one of the leading charities for LGBTQ asylum seekers and migrants, and the successful applicant will spend a part of their training contract working with them.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

13th November 2023

Suffolk Law Centre is recruiting an Admin Assistant

Closing date: Monday, 11th December

Suffolk Law Centre are looking to recruit an admin assistant to work at their office to provide an efficient reception service and be the first point of contact for new enquiries, as well as administrative support for their finance systems. Ideally, they are looking for someone with good administrative experience and excellent organisational and communication skills. Training in their systems and procedures will be provided.

Suffolk Law Centre provides specialist, social welfare legal advice, casework and representation to people otherwise unable to afford or access it who live in Suffolk. Their office is in a busy part of central Ipswich. They work closely with other charities and voluntary sector partners.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

6th November 2023

North Kensington Law Centre is recruiting a Homelessness Immigration Project Link Caseworker

Closing date: Rolling

North Kensington Law Centres are looking to recruit a Homelessness Immigration Project Link Caseworker to provide immigration advice and representation to non-UK people who are sleeping rough or are destitute in North West London.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

6th November 2023

South West London Law Centres are recruiting Trustees

Closing date: Monday, 4th December

South West London Law Centres are looking to recruit dependable trustees who believe in what they do and are prepared to help oversee the charitable trust so that they can continue to do it.

Ideally the person should live, work or study in one of the six boroughs we serve, although this is not an absolute requirement. At the moment some skills and experience in the following areas would help to complement those already present on their Board:

  • Finance: particularly charity accounting, Legal Aid accounting or both
  • Fundraising
  • Human Resources including promoting diversity and inclusion
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Community activism and campaigning
  • Experience of using community advice services

To learn more and apply please visit here.

6th November 2023

South West London Law Centres are recruiting an Immigration Solicitor/Caseworker – IAAS Level 2

Closing date: Monday, 27th November

South West London Law Centres are looking to recruit an experienced Level 2 IAAS accredited Asylum/Immigration Solicitors or Caseworkers to join their team and to provide casework supporting clients.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

6th November 2023

South West London Law Centres are recruiting a Head of Housing

Closing date: Monday, 27th November

South West London Law Centres are looking to recruit an energetic lawyer to help them expand their work and develop their committed and passionate housing team consisting of 5 solicitors, 2 trainees and 3 paralegals across their 3 branch offices.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

6th November 2023

South West London Law Centres are recruiting a Head of Employment and Discrimination

Closing date: Monday, 27th November

South West London Law Centres are looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced employment and discrimination solicitor/caseworker to make full use of their discrimination legal aid contract and to develop their employment team so that they can support more community members with legal advice in relation to their employment issues.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

6th November 2023

South West London Law Centres are recruiting a Pro Bono Supervisor (Housing)

Closing date: Monday, 27th November

South West London Law Centres are looking to recruit an experienced housing lawyer to train, supervise and develop their housing pro bono clinics, staffed by volunteers from city firms.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

3rd November 2023

Mary Ward Legal Centre is recruiting two housing solicitors

Closing date: Rolling

Mary Ward Legal Centre are looking to recruit two full-time Housing solicitors to undertake a wide range of casework including defending possession proceedings, counterclaims, homelessness appeals in their new office in Stratford. You will be a qualified solicitor and have a minimum of two years’ experience of casework and representation in housing law. You will have experience of working under a Legal Aid Contract. You must have an ability to manage your caseload and achieve billing targets.

They offer excellent terms and conditions, flexible working and 35 days annual leave. Applicants who want to work part-time would be considered.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

3rd November 2023

Mary Ward Legal Centre is recruiting an Access to Legal Services Adviser

Closing date: Wednesday, 22nd November

Mary Ward Legal Centre are looking to recruit an Access to Legal Services Adviser to provide a specialist telephone and face-to-face triage service to Legal Centre clients and other administrative support. Good communication, organisational and team working skills essential. The post is 35 hours per week.

You will be joining the Access to Legal Services Team, who play a crucial role within the Legal Centre, handling all initial enquiries and co-ordinating their pro bono service. You will learn, or expand your existing knowledge of, several areas of social welfare law, including housing, debt and welfare benefits. You will be trained and supported to help run their busy pro bono service. The Legal Centre is a very friendly and supportive workplace. You will be joining the Centre at an exciting time of growth as they have just expanded their location and now have a lovely new office in Newham in addition to their office in Holborn, Camden.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

26th October 2023

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre is recruiting an Employment Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 13th November

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre are looking to recruit an Employment Caseworker to work within their Law Centre team. This role involves providing a full range of advice and casework on issues such as unfair dismissal, discrimination at work, redundancy and also helps to ensure that clients are aware of their rights at work.The successful candidate will have strong communication skills and the ability to research, analyse and interpret complex information whilst managing a varied workload and meeting deadlines.

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre is an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice and Law Centre networks across England and Wales. Their main offices are located in the heart of their communities in Harrogate, Malton, Northallerton, Richmond, Scarborough, Selby, Skipton and Whitby. They also have a number of outreach locations that they deliver advice from across North Yorkshire and #WeComeToYou in their Advice Bus and Advice Van.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

26th October 2023

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre is recruiting a Housing Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 13th November

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre are looking to recruit a Housing Caseworker to work within their Law Centre team. They are looking for someone with recent and demonstrable experience of providing advice in one or more areas of social welfare law. If you have a keen interest in housing law or you are looking to develop your knowledge in this area, then this could be the opportunity for you. The successful candidate will provide high quality advice and casework on a number of issues including eviction, homelessness and housing disrepair. You will need excellent communication and negotiation skills as well as the ability to use sensitive listening and questioning skills to get to the root of issues and empower clients.

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre is an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice and Law Centre networks across England and Wales. Their main offices are located in the heart of their communities in Harrogate, Malton, Northallerton, Richmond, Scarborough, Selby, Skipton and Whitby. They also have a number of outreach locations that they deliver advice from across North Yorkshire and #WeComeToYou in their Advice Bus and Advice Van.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

26th October 2023

Shelter is recruiting a Trainee Solicitor (Blackburn)

Closing date: Friday, 8th December

Shelter are looking to recruit a high calibre adaptable Trainee Solicitor to join the team. You will have completed your LPC or completed your SQE1 and will work under the housing and public law legal aid contracts as well as having the opportunity to support Shelter’s test cases and interventions. The Trainee Solicitor role will support the solicitors within their hub to play a key role in tackling housing injustice and unfair housing practices by using the law to assist people in their communities with housing need. You’ll develop the skills through a mixture of completing work and tasks by yourself, assisting others and observing experienced practitioners.

Shelter exists to defend the right to a safe home. Each year through their expert advice and support services, they help millions of people struggling with bad housing or homelessness – and they campaign to prevent it in the first place.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

26th October 2023

Just for Kids Law is recruiting a Community Care Supervising Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 13th November

Just for Kids Law are looking to recruit a Community Care Supervising Solicitor to lead their Community Care Legal Aid contract and join their busy and dynamic Legal Team, which comprises award-winning solicitors, paralegals and trainee solicitors working in the field of Youth Justice, Crime and Public Law. The successful candidate will provide trauma informed and strengths-based advice and representation to young people in contact with the criminal justice system requiring Community Care advice and assistance. This will include supervising the Community Care Legal Aid Contract and running your own case load providing advice and advocacy, providing training to grassroots organisations, and working with other organisations in the sector where necessary. The postholder will need to have the requisite experience in Community Care Law to satisfy the legal aid agency criteria for community care supervisor. You will need to be sufficiently experienced and confident to manage a number of high-profile cases.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

26th October 2023

Citizens Advice Southwark is recruiting a Housing Solicitor / Supervisor

Closing date: Monday, 13th November

Citizens Advice Southwark are looking to recruit a Housing Solicitor (or Barrister) able to supervise a Legal Aid Agency contract and undertake certificated work. You would deliver the service from both their Peckham and Walworth offices and be an expert resource for other casework supervisors across the organisation. The successful applicant will assist clients with eligible housing cases.

Citizens Advice Southwark has a track record of delivering high-quality services from its offices in Peckham and Walworth and outreach locations across Southwark and South East London. They sort out problems together, for good, by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice across all areas of social welfare law, and through using the experience of our clients to bring about positive change through research and campaigns

To learn more and apply please visit here.

20th October 2023

Mary Ward Legal Centre is recruiting a Housing Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 30th October

Mary Ward Legal Centre have just opened a brand new office in Stratford, East London and are expanding their team. They are looking to recruit two full-time Housing solicitors to undertake a wide range of casework including defending possession proceedings, counterclaims, homelessness appeals. You will be a qualified solicitor and have a minimum of two years’ experience of casework and representation in housing law. You will have experience of working under a Legal Aid Contract. You must have an ability to manage your caseload and achieve billing targets. They offer excellent terms and conditions, flexible working and 35 days annual leave. Applicants who want to work part-time would be considered.

The Mary Ward Legal Centre provides free, independent advice to people who live and work in London to help them access their legal rights and entitlements. They provide specialist advice in housing, welfare benefits and debt. They also provide free legal advice as part of their pro bono clinic in the areas of: employment, housing, small claims, consumer, and family.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

20th October 2023

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is recruiting an Asylum and Immigration Solicitor/Senior Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 13th November

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is looking for an Asylum and Immigration Solicitor/Senior Caseworker to join their Immigration and Asylum legal team and provide advice and representation under their Legal Aid contract.

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre ioffers assistance to members of the public via their telephone adviceline, their web enquiry form and through their contact centres in Dewsbury and Huddersfield.

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20th October 2023

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is recruiting an Asylum and Immigration Solicitor/Senior Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 13th November

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is looking for an Asylum and Immigration Solicitor/Senior Caseworker to join their Immigration and Asylum legal team and provide advice and representation under their Legal Aid contract.

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre ioffers assistance to members of the public via their telephone adviceline, their web enquiry form and through their contact centres in Dewsbury and Huddersfield.

To learn more and apply please click here.

20th October 2023

Osbornes Law is recruiting a Public Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 13th November

Osbornes Law is looking for a full-time solicitor with experience in public law and community care to join their expanding and award-winning Public Law and Social Care team. Experience in housing law would also be desirable, but not essential.

Osbornes Law is a leading firm ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners based in Camden Town. The team is currently ranked in Band 1 in the Legal 500 for Social Housing, and Band 3 for Public Law. The team is known for its diverse legal aid practice and commitment to clients. Two solicitors in the department were named Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year in 2019 in the Social & Welfare and Children’s Rights categories respectively. The team seek to take on complex and difficult legal challenges to help their clients and would welcome a dedicated solicitor who is interested in a varied and rewarding role to join the team.

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13th October 2023

Fusion Housing is recruiting a Trainee Housing Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 30th October

Fusion Housing are looking for a motivated, dynamic trainee to join their skilled and experienced team. It is essential that candidates have completed a UK degree or other Level 6 qualification and have also completed the Legal Practice Course. Experience is desirable but not essential, as training will be given.

Fusion Housing works across Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield districts of West Yorkshire providing help for our communities to find and maintain housing through legal advice, employment support, learning opportunities, supported accommodation and local food bank provision

To learn more and apply please click here.

12th October 2023

Wilson Solicitors is recruiting a Billing Assistant

Closing date: Sunday, 29th October

Wilson Solicitors are looking to a Billing Assistant to support their Immigration, Family and Public Law departments. This position will be based in their Tottenham office. The role will include drawing up bills and costing files, and generally assisting in the smooth running of the billing department. They require a self-motivated individual who has good administrative, oral and written communication skills as well as good attention to detail. You should be computer literate and able to work to tight deadlines within a team environment.

Wilson Solicitors are one of the leading firms in the UK specialising in civil liberties. They are recruiting a Billing Assistant to support their Immigration, Family and Public Law departments. This position will be based in their Tottenham office.

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12th October 2023

Edwards Duthie Shamash is recruiting two Housing Trainee Solicitors

Closing date: Friday, 20th October

Edwards Duthie Shamash are looking to recruit two Trainee Solicitors to join their housing team. These positions will be partly funded by the Legal Aid Agency by way of a grant linked to their Housing Loss Prevention Advice Service (HLPAS) contracts. This is a two-year training contract which will commence before 30 November 2023. Applications are invited from appropriately qualified staff who are considering a career as a housing lawyer.

Edwards Duthie Shamash have provided specialist legal assistance for over 120 years to individuals, families and businesses. They provide a service to clients throughout England and Wales but also have a long tradition of community involvement. The firm is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Many of their lawyers are on specialist Law Society panels and are members of other professional bodies. Such endorsements highlight their commitment to providing the best in client support.

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6th October 2023

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is recruiting a Housing Solicitor – Caseworker

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre are looking to expand the Housing Legal Team and want to appoint a Housing Solici-tor/Caseworker to provide advice and representation under their Legal Aid contract and to repre-sent clients under the Leeds Court Duty Scheme. The successful candidate will have experience in delivering a casework service in housing law including representation at court, and will preferably have knowledge or experience of working under an LAA contract.

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre exists to provide access to justice for people in Kirklees and surrounding areas by providing a high quality social welfare advice service, covering all levels of information, advice and litigation, delivered by skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.

To learn more and apply please click here.

6th October 2023

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is recruiting a Housing Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 23rd October

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre are looking for a Housing Caseworker to provide complex housing advice and casework. Successful candidates will have recent experience advising the general public in one or more areas of social welfare law such as benefits, debt, housing, employment, family. They will have good listening skills and be a strong communicator. They will have the ability to remain calm under pressure and deal sensitively with clients from all backgrounds.

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre exists to provide access to justice for people in Kirklees and surrounding areas by providing a high quality social welfare advice service, covering all levels of information, advice and litigation, delivered by skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.

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6th October 2023

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre is recruiting a Trainee Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 23rd October

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre are looking for a Trainee Solicitor to provide legal advice and representation to clients of KCALC. Areas covered will relate to social welfare law but will have a strong focus on Housing Law. It is essential that candidates must have completed a UK degree or other Level 6 qualification. Applications will not be considered unless candidates can demonstrate that they meet this requirement.

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre exists to provide access to justice for people in Kirklees and surrounding areas by providing a high quality social welfare advice service, covering all levels of information, advice and litigation, delivered by skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.

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3rd October 2023

Barrett & Thomson is recruiting a Housing Solicitor and Supervisor 2+PQE

Closing date: Thursday, 30th November

Barrett & Thomson is looking for a 2+PQE Solicitor/FCILEX to work in their Housing Litigation Team handling a varied caseload. You will be employed principally in the area of Housing. They are seeking practitioners with experience in the full range of housing work, to include defending possession proceedings, homelessness and disrepair. Barrett & Thomson’s housing litigation team has a well-earned reputation for high quality work covering a broad range of housing cases including possession, illegal eviction, homelessness, and disrepair. They receive referrals from a high number of sources. This role would offer an excellent opportunity for a solicitor wanting to build a broad housing law caseload. They encourage colleagues to develop their expertise in areas of law of interest to them.

Established in 1824 Barrett & Thomson is one of the oldest Law firms in Slough. They provide a wide range of legal services to individual, commercial, and industrial Clients in the Slough area and beyond. Their respect for traditional professional values is combined with a business-like approach to their Clients’ instructions. Their advice is aimed at being prompt, reliable and effective. Personal service is the hallmark of our practice. They attach a high degree of importance to all instructions received, and develop a genuine interest in their Clients activities. This enables them to provide a service which is not only technically accurate, but is also practical and helpful.

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28th September 2023

South West London Law Centres is recruiting a Trainee Money Advice Caseworker

Closing date: Tuesday, 17th October

South West London Law Centres is looking for an enthusiastic and engaged individual who wants to take the next steps in an advice career to join our busy money advice team as a trainee money advice caseworker. No direct experience is required as full training will be provided.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

28th September 2023

South West London Law Centres is recruiting a Welfare Rights Paralegal

Closing date: Tuesday, 24th October

South West London Law Centres is looking for a pro-active and engaged individual to provide welfare benefits casework to community members as part of their cost of living project.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

21st September 2023

Lawstop is recruiting Housing Solicitors – Barnes, Hammersmith, Crawley, Cornwall

Closing date: Monday, 1st January

Lawstop are looking to recruit Housing Solicitors to join their expanding team.

They are an innovative legal aid law firm which advises and represents clients on a wide-range of complex work in housing, public law, community care, immigration, and education. Some recent exciting challenges include R (Ncube) v Brighton and Hove City Council (2021) EWHC 578 (Admin), Uduezue v Bexley LBC (2023) EWCA Civ 322, and R (Cort) v. London Borough of Lambeth [2022] EWHC 1085 (Admin). They hold legal aid contracts around the country, and also undertake private work. Patience and tact are necessary as you will be assisting vulnerable people whose welfare is their priority. They have an office in Barnes, by the river! and next to the tube station in Hammersmith. Positions are also available in Crawley and Cornwall. This role is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and innovative team as a Solicitor and to develop your legal career and expertise. Salary is negotiable based on experience.

Please provide covering letter and CV to Mary Bennett at maryb@lawstop.co.uk or contact Mary if you would like to discuss the position.

21st September 2023

North Kensington Law Centre is recruiting a Housing Paralegal / Caseworker

Closing date: Rolling basis

North Kensington Law Centre are looking to recruit a Housing Paralegal/Caseworker to provide legal advice and casework on a wide range of housing issues, including homelessness, possession proceedings, allocations and disrepair.

North Kensington Law Centre is the first ever Law Centre to open its doors in England. Their story began in 1970, when they saw the need to campaign and gain justice for some of the most poor and disadvantaged in the North Kensington communities. After them, many other Law Centres opened in London and beyond and they are proud of their roots within the Law Centre movement. The Law Centres Network still helps to ensure the quality of their work.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

21st September 2023

Centre for Women’s Justice is recruiting a Legal Enquiries Lawyer (Women only*)

Closing date: Monday, 9th October

Centre for Women’s Justice are looking to recruit a feminist lawyer with a proven track record of advice and representation in actions against the police or criminal law.

Centre for Women’s Justice aims to bring together specialist lawyers, academics and other experts in the field of violence against women, with those working on the frontline as activists, survivors and service providers to bring strategic law challenges and ensure access to justice for victims of male violence.

*They deal directly with victims of sexual violence, therefore it is a genuine requirement that this is role is carried out by women only – Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR), Schedule 9 (Work; Exceptions), Part 1 (Occupational Requirements), of the Equality Act (2010) applies

To learn more and apply please visit here.

21st September 2023

TV Edwards is recruiting a Community Care / Court of Protection Solicitor

TV Edwards are looking to recruit a community care/Court of Protection Solicitor to join their growing team. They are looking for someone with at least one year of post-qualification experience who ideally can represent their clients across a range of community care and Court of Protection work. If you only have experience of community care or Court of Protection work but meet their other requirements below, they would still encourage you to apply. You will be working with colleagues specialising in housing and public law and who are recommended in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. They are proud that they are able to provide a holistic service to clients.

TV Edwards is ranked as a leading firm in Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and The Times Top 100 law firms. It enjoys a national reputation for delivering first-class legal services with professionalism, clarity, respect and care.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

Citizens Advice Leeds is recruiting a People Manager

Closing date: Monday, 9th October

Citizens Advice Leeds are looking to recruit a People Manager to help ensure their staff can deliver excellent services while benefiting from an inclusive and flexible working environment. They are looking for candidates with expert knowledge of employment law and the confidence and ability to to lead on HR projects. The People Manager will support standards of excellence through staff development and engagement while ensuring performance management and compliance requirements are consistently met. Key areas of responsibility include the development of HR policies and procedures, managing relevant HR projects and supporting wider organisation change and development.

Citizens Advice Leeds works for a fairer society by helping people to resolve financial, housing, employment and other legal issues through telephone, online and face to face services. In 2023 we’re entering an exciting phase of development to increase access to free legal advice in Leeds and we’re seeking a Senior Solicitor to lead and develop our legal advice team.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

18th September 2023

Citizens Advice Leeds is recruiting two Debt and Welfare Rights Caseworkers

Closing date: Monday, 9th October

Citizens Advice Leeds are looking to recruit 2 Caseworkers to join their team to deliver quality advice services. The Casework Team will advise clients experiencing multiple issues to help them find a way forward and will work closely with the Legal Advice and Money Advice Teams to improve clients’ access to free advice and legal aid funding. They are seeking candidates with experience in delivering at least one of Debt or Welfare Rights casework who are motivated to expand their knowledge to cover both subjects at casework level. An excellent track record in delivering high quality advice services and meeting performance targets is required. They will also consider applications from advice workers wishing to develop their skills to casework level and interest in part-time hours will be considered.

Citizens Advice Leeds works for a fairer society by helping people to resolve financial, housing, employment and other legal issues through telephone, online and face to face services. In 2023 we’re entering an exciting phase of development to increase access to free legal advice in Leeds and we’re seeking a Senior Solicitor to lead and develop our legal advice team.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

18th September 2023

Citizens Advice Leeds is recruiting a Housing Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 9th October

Citizens Advice Leeds are looking to recruit a Housing solicitor to join their legal advice team. The legal advice team is part of our Specialist Services department, working alongside caseworkers and support workers to respond to the complex and multiple problems their clients face, with a focus on Debt, Employment, Housing and Welfare Rights. The Housing Solicitor will work with the Senior Solicitor and other colleagues in developing our legal advice team and helping to ensure they are successful in securing and retaining legal aid funding. You will carry your own caseload, ensuring that Specialist Quality Mark, Legal Aid Agency and other relevant requirements are consistently met.

Citizens Advice Leeds works for a fairer society by helping people to resolve financial, housing, employment and other legal issues through telephone, online and face to face services. In 2023 we’re entering an exciting phase of development to increase access to free legal advice in Leeds and we’re seeking a Senior Solicitor to lead and develop our legal advice team.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

18th September 2023

Citizens Advice Leeds is recruiting a Senior Solicitor

Closing date: Monday, 9th October

Citizens Advice Leeds are looking to recruit a senior solicitor to manage a team of solicitors and carry their own caseload in a social welfare law subject, ensuring that quality and performance standards are consistently met. The successful candidate will have at least 3 years recent post qualification experience in Housing, Employment or other social welfare law subject. Alongside legal advice skills, we’re seeking candidates with a commitment to access to justice and an interest in working in the not for profit sector.

Citizens Advice Leeds works for a fairer society by helping people to resolve financial, housing, employment and other legal issues through telephone, online and face to face services. In 2023 we’re entering an exciting phase of development to increase access to free legal advice in Leeds and we’re seeking a Senior Solicitor to lead and develop our legal advice team.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

18th September 2023

Citizens Advice Leeds is recruiting a Casework Team Leader

Closing date: Monday, 9th October

Citizens Advice Leeds are looking to recruit a Casework Team Leader to lead, motivate and support the team to deliver quality services and achieve performance targets. The Casework Team will advise clients experiencing multiple issues to help them find a way forward and will work closely with the Legal Advice and Money Advice Teams to improve clients’ access to free advice and legal aid funding.

Citizens Advice Leeds works for a fairer society by helping people to resolve financial, housing, employment and other legal issues through telephone, online and face to face services. In 2023 we’re entering an exciting phase of development to increase access to free legal advice in Leeds and we’re seeking a Senior Solicitor to lead and develop our legal advice team.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

6th September 2023

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice and Law Centre is recruiting an Employment and Discrimination Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 25th September

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice is recruiting a Caseworker to provide high quality advice and representation for clients dealing with issues related to employment and discrimination. This role would suit an experienced caseworker or someone with a law degree, who is able to assist in and work towards independently preparing and presenting to the appropriate statutory bodies, tribunals and courts.

Excellent communication skills are key for this role, with particular emphasis on negotiation, as is the ability to effectively use IT systems in the provision of advice. They are looking for a team player who can analyse complex information and use their strengths to get to the root of the issues that their clients face.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

4th September 2023

Mary Ward Legal Centre is recruiting an Access to Legal Services Adviser

Closing date: Tuesday, 19th September

Mary Ward Legal Centre is recruiting an Access to Legal Services Adviser to provide a specialist telephone and face-to-face triage service to Legal Centre clients and other administrative support. Good communication, organisational and team working skills essential. The post is 35 hours per week.

The Mary Ward Legal Centre provides free, independent advice to people who live and work in London to help them access their legal rights and entitlements. They provide specialist advice in housing, welfare benefits and debt. They also provide free legal advice as part of their pro bono clinic in the areas of: employment, housing, small claims, consumer, and family.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

4th September 2023

Mary Ward Legal Centre is recruiting a Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 11th September

Mary Ward Legal Centre is recruiting a specialist Welfare Benefits Caseworker to join a friendly and dedicated team. The post is full-time but they would consider request for part-time working. You will need at least 2 years’ (full time equivalent) experience of providing specialist welfare benefits advice and casework.

The Mary Ward Legal Centre provides free, independent advice to people who live and work in London to help them access their legal rights and entitlements. They provide specialist advice in housing, welfare benefits and debt. They also provide free legal advice as part of their pro bono clinic in the areas of: employment, housing, small claims, consumer, and family.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

1st September 2023

Citizens Advice is recruiting a Legal Specialist (Discrimination)

Closing date: Monday, 11th September

Citizens Advice is recruiting a legal specialist. As a Discrimination Expert you will provide legal and advice expertise for discrimination cases, working with colleagues across the organisation to deliver work required to meet their service objectives. You will be based in a team of high-performing subject matter experts and qualified lawyers and are ideally suited to candidates with professional experience in a legal or advice setting. They are looking for someone who has experience interpreting legislation and giving legal guidance and advice to the highest standard in at least one area of the Equality Act 2010 (e.g. services, premises, work etc) and ability to develop knowledge to deliver relevant and practical advice on discrimination issues across all legal areas.

Citizens Advice offers confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free. Through their national network of charities, they give people the knowledge and the confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem. The Expert Advice team at Citizens Advice provides subject matter expertise, combined with strategic and operational context to enable them to have confidence in the advice they give to people.

To learn more and apply please visit here.

29th August 2023

Liberty is recruiting a Paralegal

Closing date: Friday, 22nd September

Liberty is recruiting a paralegal to support its legal team with a range of work – legal help with their cases, research on new areas, covering our advice line, admin support for the team and much more. You’ll join a team of four lawyers and another paralegal working on a wide variety of cases to help Liberty meet its strategic goals. Some examples of their recent work are here.

This is an opportunity for individuals who are looking for a role to support their development towards becoming a trainee solicitor, or qualifying via the SQE route. They do not currently offer trainee solicitor posts at Liberty but this role will include developing relevant skills to assist you in progressing your career. As this role is a stepping-stone into the legal sector, they encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds that are underrepresented in the legal profession and who have not been able to gain the experience they need to progress.

To learn more and apply please visit the job board on their website.

21st August 2023

Purcell Parker is recruiting paralegals/CILEX/case workers

Closing date: Saturday, 30th September

Purcell Parker is looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals to work in their friendly and busy criminal Law department in Birmingham.

In this role, you will be supporting the solicitors and barristers with running their caseload.

It would be an advantage, but not essential, to have previous experience as on the job training will be available for those without extensive prior knowledge and experience in this area of law but who posses the aptitude and enthusiasm for this type of work. They offer a competitive salary and benefits package as well as an opportunity to work with experienced solicitors and barristers in a supportive environment. Remote/ hybrid working is available.

If you are interested in this role please send your CV and a covering email to the Office Manager, Gemma Dimmock via gemma.dimmock@purcellparker.co.uk

21st August 2023

South West London Law Centre is recruiting a Legal Administrator

Closing date: Tuesday, 29th September

South West London Law Centre is recruiting a proactive and positive person as a legal administrator to work full time in their Croydon office, providing support to their legal and management teams.

Learn more about the job and about how to apply here.

21st August 2023

South West London Law Centre is recruiting a Cost of Living Project Administrator

Closing date: Tuesday, 29th August

South West London Law Centre is recruiting an enthusiastic and organised administrator to help them support the community through the cost of living crisis within their Cost of Living Project.

Learn more about the job and about how to apply here.

17th August 2023

North Kensington Law Centre is recruiting an Administrator

North Kensington Law Centre is looking for an Administrator to support the delivery of NKLC’s core work in employment, housing, immigration and welfare benefits law, and the West London Homelessness Project.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

15th August 2023

Camden Community Law Centre is recruiting a Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 4th September

Camden Community Law Centre is looking for a Welfare Benefits Caseworker. The key duties are: To provide a comprehensive specialist welfare benefits advice service for people living in Brent and Camden and to provide specialist casework and representation in welfare benefits matters. The successful candidate must have at least 1 years’ experience of benefits advice work, must be adaptable and able to work in a busy environment, and must be able to demonstrate strong written & verbal skills.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

15th August 2023

Hackney Community Law Centre is recruiting a Welfare Benefits Caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 4th September

Hackney Community Law Centre is recruiting a Welfare Benefits Caseworker. The key duties are: To provide a comprehensive specialist welfare benefits advice service for people living in Hackney and to provide specialist casework and representation in welfare benefits matters. The successful candidate must have at least 1 years’ experience of benefits advice work, must be adaptable and able to work in a busy environment, and must be able to demonstrate strong written & verbal skills.

Hackney Community Law Centre (HCLC) is a charity employing solicitors and caseworkers to provide free and independent legal advice and representation to people living, working or studying in the London Borough of Hackney and surrounding boroughs.

To apply please send your current CV and cover letter to Sean Canning at sean@hclc.org.uk with email subject “Welfare Benefits Recruitment”. For an informal discussion please telephone Sean Canning on 07960 589098

14th August 2023

Youth Legal is recruiting a Community Care solicitor/caseworker

Closing date: Monday, 11th September

Youth Legal is looking for a full-time community care solicitor or caseworker to undertake a wide range of casework including Children Act and Care Act public law actions in the County and High Courts. You do not need to be a qualified solicitor but must have a minimum of two years experience of casework and representation in housing and/or community care law for the full time position. They are also looking for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in law by progressing through the SQE.

Youth Legal is an independent charity based in Wandsworth, assisting marginalised and vulnerable young people across the London area. They facilitate young people’s access to justice through high-quality young person-focussed specialist legal advice, support and education.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

11th August 2023

Coram Children’s Legal Centre is recruiting a Supervising Senior Solicitor / Supervising Senior Caseworker

Closing date: Friday, 15th September

Coram are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic solicitor or OISC Level 3 caseworker with expertise in immigration and nationality law to supervise commercial lawyers in providing free legal advice and representation to children, young people and families with out-of-scope immigration and nationality cases. The position currently works with Baker MacKenzie and Skadden. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and deliver training to commercial lawyers, attend on clients with lawyers from the partner firms, and then supervise the lawyers in preparing the clients’ nationality application, running a number of cases at one time. They will be expected to ensure that the project takes on a target number of cases and makes the maximum possible positive impact for a vulnerable client base.

Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) part of the Coram group of charities, is an independent charity working in the United Kingdom and around the world to protect and promote the rights of children, through the provision of direct legal services; the publication of free legal information online and in print; research and policy work; law reform; training; and international consultancy on child rights.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

11th August 2023

South West London Law Centre is recruiting a Senior Money Advisor

Closing date: Thursday, 31st August

South West London Law Centre is recruiting a dedicated and experienced Senior Adviser to help them support the community through Money Advise and representation for clients who live or work in South West London.

Learn more about the job and about how to apply here.

9th August 2023

South West London Law Centre is recruiting a Crisis Navigator

Closing date: Thursday, 31st August

South West London Law Centre is recruiting a dedicated and motivated Crisis Navigator to support community members through the cost of living crisis as a caseworker within their Cost of Living Project.

Learn more about the job and about how to apply here.

8th August 2023

Hackney Community Law Centre is recruiting a Housing Solicitor/Senior Caseworker

Closing date: Tuesday, 29th August

Hackney Community Law Centre is recruiting a Housing Solicitor or Senior Caseworker with specialist knowledge of housing law and public funding covering homelessness, possession proceedings, warrants, serious disrepair and Judicial Review, and experience of managing a caseload representing social housing tenants, private sector tenants and homeless applicants.

Hackney Community Law Centre (HCLC) is a charity employing solicitors and caseworkers to provide free and independent legal advice and representation to people living, working or studying in the London Borough of Hackney and surrounding boroughs.

To apply please send your current CV and cover letter to Sean Canning at sean@hclc.org.uk with email subject “Housing Recruitment”. For an informal discussion please telephone Sean Canning on 07960 589098

24th July 2023

Coram Children’s Legal Centre is recruiting an Office Administrator

Closing date: Wednesday, 9th August

Coram are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, multi-skilled administrator to assist their busy teams in London. The Legal Administrator will provide a range of essential office-based administrative support for the Legal Practice Unit and Migrant Children’s Project, the majority of whom are currently working in a hybrid pattern. The priorities will be general administrative support: processing incoming and outgoing post, opening and closing files for clients; assistance with preparing court bundles; assistance with CCLC’s reception telephone line; communicating with internal and external departments; and assisting with any other legal or administrative tasks which may arise in order to fully support the team may also be required.

Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC), part of the Coram group of charities, is an independent charity working in the United Kingdom and around the world to protect and promote the rights of children, through the provision of direct legal services; the publication of free legal information online and in print; research and policy work; law reform; training; and international consultancy on child rights.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

24th July 2023

Coram Children’s Legal Centre is recruiting a Senior Solicitor (Community Care and Public Law)

Closing date: Thursday, 31st August

Coram are looking for a committed and passionate solicitor with good knowledge of community care and public law, current policies and legal aid. The successful applicant will be supported by a close team of colleagues within CCLC’s Legal Practice Unit, and provided with significant opportunities for learning and personal development.

Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC), part of the Coram group of charities, is an independent charity working in the United Kingdom and around the world to protect and promote the rights of children, through the provision of direct legal services; the publication of free legal information online and in print; research and policy work; law reform; training; and international consultancy on child rights.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

20th July 2023

Mackintosh Law is recruiting a Paralegal (Court of protection – Health and Welfare)

Closing date: Monday, 7th August

Law is recruiting a paralegal to join their friendly Court of Protection health and welfare team on a fixed

term contract for a minimum 3 months, with the possibility of extending this on a rolling monthly basis depending on workload.


Mackintosh Law specialises in representing disabled adults and young people in relation to their mental capacity and their need for essential health and social care services to maximise their potential and to protect them from harm.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

14th July 2023

Wilsons is recruiting Caseworkers (Family Law)

Closing date: Wednesday, 9th August

Wilsons is recruiting caseworkers to join their Family Law department. You will assist their family solicitors with the preparation of their cases and have considerable client contact. You will receive excellent training, supervision and support.

Wilsons are a leading human rights law firm. They have approximately 120 people working on two sites in London, with the Head Office in Tottenham, north London. They provide a progressive, friendly, dynamic and lively working environment.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

14th July 2023

Wilsons is recruiting Caseworkers (Public Law and Human Rights)

Closing date: Monday, 31st August

Wilsons is recruiting caseworkers to join their highly regarded Public Law and Human Rights department. They are looking for individuals committed to working for their clients in their legal proceedings against government. In return, they offer a home within a community of dedicated professionals and a supportive environment in which to thrive in your career.

Wilsons are a leading human rights law firm. They have approximately 120 people working on two sites in London, with the Head Office in Tottenham, north London. They provide a progressive, friendly, dynamic and lively working environment.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

12th July 2023

Coram Children’s Legal Centre is recruiting a Paralegal (Education Law)

Closing date: Monday, 31st July

Coram are looking for a paralegal to work within the Education Law Team at CCLC. In this role you will provide legal advice, assistance and representation through education and discrimination law casework. You will be passionate about delivering high quality advice and client care and be committed to children’s human rights and supporting CCLC’s aims.

Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) part of the Coram group of charities, is an independent charity working in the United Kingdom and around the world to protect and promote the rights of children, through the provision of direct legal services; the publication of free legal information online and in print; research and policy work; law reform; training; and international consultancy on child rights.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

10th July 2023

North Kensington Law Centre is recruiting an Immigration Solicitor

North Kensington Law Centre is looking for an Immigration Solicitor to undertake complex casework in all immigration categories, including deportation, appeals, and judicial review cases. Applicants must be registered with SRA and hold IAAS accreditation at Level 2.

North Kensington Law Centre – NKLC, opened its doors in 1970 as the first Law Centre in the country, pioneering a community-based legal service which promotes rights and equality of opportunity. In 2020, they celebrated their 50th year serving the communities of North Kensington and beyond and have established a history and tradition of fighting for justice on behalf of people from disadvantaged and vulnerable communities. Recently, they became part of the West London Homelessness Project with London Councils.

Learn more about the job and how to apply here.

10th July 2023