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Legal Advice Clinic Duty Solicitor

Position: Legal Advice Clinic Duty Solicitor

Location: East London

Closing date: 01 April 2019

Role details

Salary: Competitive

London allowance: Yes

Salary pro rata: Yes

Hours per week: 21

Type of contract: Permanent

Closing date for applications: 2019-04-01

Interview date: 2019-04-09

How to apply (email address or web page):

Citizens Advice East End covers inner city communities in East London

Applications are invited for duty solicitor to supervise and manage a free legal advice clinic held each Tuesday evening from 6pm to 8pm that operates for the benefit of local people who cannot afford to pay for legal advice. The majority of advice provided is related to employment, housing and consumer law.

The solicitor will support and supervise volunteer legal advisers from a large international law firm as well as manage the administrative systems of the legal advice centre with the support of a dedicated clinic administrator.

This is a part-time role of 21 hours per week. Days and times negotiable but must include the evening advice clinic. Flexible working and working from home will be considered.

Candidates must be qualified to supervise for the purpose of 12.1 of the SRA Practice Framework Rules (as amended) which currently indicates being able to demonstrate that they have at least 36 months' (full time or its part time equivalent) experience practicing as a lawyer in the last ten years.

For a job description, person specification and application form please email

Closing date to request job packs: 5.00 p.m. Friday 29 March 19

Closing date for applications: 10.00 a.m. Monday 1 April 2019

Interviews taking place: Tuesday 9 April 2019

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