I’m not sure that my organisation fits your criteria. Should I apply?

Have you read our Become a Host page? If you are still unsure about your eligibility or would like to apply in partnership with another organisation, please contact us here.

What does the Justice First Fellowship offer?

The Justice First Fellowship provides opportunities for intending lawyers who are committed to public welfare law to take up a two year training period with one of the Fellowship’s Host Organisations. Read more about the Fellowship here.

When would the training period start?

For English and Welsh or Scottish Training Contract positions, in the January following the application process.

For Northern Irish positions, in the April following the application process. You can view the timelines here.

I won’t get the result of my LPC/DLP until after the closing date for applications. Can I still apply?

Yes. You must have passed the appropriate qualification at the time of application, or expect to pass it by the 31st October.

Which organisations are offering training contracts?

Every Summer the organisations participating in the Fellowship will be listed on the New Fellowship Opportunities page as they sign up.

How many host organisations can I apply to?

Just one. We advise that you read about each organisation and think about which might be the best match for your personal interests, passions and where you would like to be located.

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