|Job Title||Trainee Solicitor|
|Reports to||Supervising Principal|
|Location||Peckham and Lewisham, London|
|Grade/Salary||£22,800 (Year 1)
£23,211 (Year 2)
|Hours||35 per week|
Based in Peckham, the Law Centre provides specialist legal advice and representation, in discrimination, employment, housing, public law, planning, welfare rights, community care and asylum/immigration law. We prioritise the prevention of homelessness, destitution, discrimination, breaches of human rights and poverty. We hold the Law Society’s Lexcel quality mark and are a London Legal Support Trust Centre of Excellence. In 2019 our team were finalists in the LALY awards.
Our immigration team recently received a rating of excellent in a Legal Aid peer review putting them in the top 15% of immigration lawyers in the UK.
We provide training on legal rights and legal support to over 500 frontline workers per year in local advice and community agencies. We campaign to influence law, policy and practice and promote human and civil rights.
We are currently in the process of developing a second office in Lewisham.
For further information, visit our website.
Any questions regarding this organisation or the position should be directed to Sally.Causer@southwarklawcentre.org.uk
To provide the Trainee Solicitor with the opportunity to develop, practice and gain experience in:
To gain training and experience in at least three substantive areas of law : Immigration, Housing, and Welfare Rights covering both contentious and non-contentious work.
Advice and representation
All casework will take place under supervision
Team Work and Service Development
Experience of working or volunteering in a community sector organisation
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