|Job Title||Trainee Solicitor (Justice First Fellowship)|
|Eligibility||England and Wales
Completed and passed (or expect to pass by 14 March 2024) the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or have an UG degree and completed and passed SQE Part 1.
|Areas of Law||Education, Employment and Discrimination, Housing|
|Location||14-16 Hanover Park, London, SE15 5HG|
|Starting Salary and Hours||£31,242 p.a. and 35 hours per week|
|Organisational Benefits||-A diverse range of areas of law with excellent supervison from experienced solicitors
- Commitment to staff well being including areas such as bike schemes and mentoring
- Good terms and conditions including 30 days annual leave and employers pension contributions of 22%
|Interview Dates||Interview Date 1: Tuesday 16 January 2024
Interview Date 2: Wednesday 17 January 2024
Southwark Law Centre’s main office is based in Peckham with a branch office Lewisham Law Centre
We have a staff of 40 people mainly solicitors.
Housing and Immigration are our largest areas of work. We aim to reach the most disadvantaged members of the community. We also provide casework in welfare rights, education, employment. We were the first Law Centre to provide environmental and planning support for local residents impacted by major development.
We have a number of projects that a trainee could be involved with including: immigration advice for homeless people; education rights; Windrush compensation; and Support for people with Sickle Cell.
We aim to influence policy and take strategic legal cases where approriate.
In all our work we aim to work closely with partner agencies and listen to our local communities.
For further information, visit our website.
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