|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||Housing and Welfare Benefits|
|Location||VNC Millenium Resource Centre, Blenheim Street, Liverpool, L5 8UX|
|Starting Salary and Hours||£24,496 p.a. and 35 hours per week|
|Organisational Benefits||- Cycle to work scheme
- Medicash Health Cash Plan
|Interview Dates||Interview Date 1: Wednesday 17 January 2024
Interview Date 2: Thursday 18 January 2024
Vauxhall Law Centre has, since 1973, provided a specialist social welfare legal advice service in one of the top 1% most deprived areas in the country (surrounding areas also in this percentile). We are Lexcel accredited and recently awarded Legal Aid contracts in Housing, Welfare Benefits and Public Law. We offer a holistic and comprehensive advice service through to end-to-end casework on welfare benefits and housing advice for people ineligible for legal aid online, by phone or face-to-face.
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Vauxhall Community Law & Information Centre is a small community-based Law Centre and has been in existence since 1973 serving the community of the City of Liverpool.
There will be an opportunity to work in the welfare benefits and housing teams which is led by a solicitor who was formerly a Justice First Fellow and winner of the LAPG, Legal Aid Newcomer of the Year award. The Centre has recently been awarded Legal Aid contracts to enable the post holder to run public law cases.
Candidates will need to demonstrate a strong interest in the work we do at Vauxhall Community Law & Information Centre, focusing on welfare benefits, housing and public law as well as the following qualities:
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