Just for Kids Law

Just for Kids Law is a UK charity that works with and for children and young people to hold those with power to account and fight for wider reform by providing legal representation and advice, direct advocacy and support, and campaigning to ensure children and young people in the UK have their legal rights and entitlements respected and promoted and their voices heard and valued.

Organisation Purpose

Just for Kids Law exists to work with and for children and young people to hold those with power to account and fight for wider reform.

We do this by providing legal representation and advice, direct advocacy and support, and through strategic litigation, campaigning and equipping others to work for children’s rights.

Context

The Legal Team is a busy and responsive team comprised of 12 lawyers (Solicitors, Barristers a Senior Immigration Caseworker and Trainees) working in the fields of Youth Justice (Crime), Education, Community Care, Housing, Immigration and Public Law.

We work closely with our Programmes Team to provide holistic support for a range of needs and ensure that the young person’s voice is heard by the professionals supporting them.

Role Purpose

This role is for a trainee solicitor to undertake a training contract. The trainee solicitor will, under the supervision of qualified solicitors and barristers, undertake tasks in Advocacy and Oral Presentation; Case and Transaction Management; Client Care and Practice Support; Communication; Dispute Resolution; Drafting; Interviewing and Advising; Legal Research; Negotiations, as required by Solicitors Regulation Authority, in agreed areas of law.

The trainee will undertake “seats” in at least three of the legal areas that the charity undertakes, in line with the SRA requirements.

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