Employment opportunities

Listed below are vacancies shared with us by LawWorks members, clinics and other organisations that are passionate about increasing access to justice.

Current vacancies

Supervising Solicitor for Pro Bono Programmes - Maternity Cover

University of Birmingham Law School, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Salary: Full time salary is normally in the range £41,526 to £49,553. With potential progression once in post to £55,750 a year.

Part Time - 50% FTE
Fixed term from ASAP until June 30, 2021

The University of Birmingham Law School is seeking a solicitor of 3+ years PQE to supervise its pro bono work.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the management, development and delivery of the extra-curricular pro bono programme for students which includes: in-house legal advice clinics; Streetlaw projects; externship arrangements; research-based policy work.  The role-holder will deliver excellent teaching, supervision and training through the pro bono programme that inspires students, and is informed by the role-holder’s experience of legal practice. They will be responsible for the management and administration of the School’s pro bono offering, which will include ensuring compliance with regulatory and legal obligations relating to pro bono and the delivery of legal services.  

Full details can be found here.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 15th September 2020


Pro Bono Supervising Solicitor - Family

BPP University, Holborn, London
Contract: 22.5 hours per week / 0.6 FTE
Salary: Competitive

The Centre's Legal Advice Clinic is one of only a handful of institutions to hold the Advice Quality Standard in respect of its legal services, which are now delivered across BPP centres nationally and online. The Legal Advice Clinic provides specialist advice on housing, family and commercial issues, as well as general civil litigation matters. BPP is looking for a family solicitor or barrister to supervise and manage the busy Family Legal Advice Clinic, as well as support other pro bono projects. The role is based at BPP Law School in Holborn.

For more information and to apply, visit their website.

Deadline for applications: Thursday 17th September 2020


Housing Legal Aid Caseworker 
Suffolk Law Centre 
Salary: £17,941.37 - £19,300 FTE

Suffolk Law Centre is seeking a Housing Legal Aid Caseworker to join the Law Centre’s Housing Legal Advice team and support the team to provide advice and assistance (under supervision), and advocacy at Court, in accordance with our Legal Aid Civil Contract, as well as some Pro Bono advice to vulnerable people living in Suffolk. For more information and to apply visit their website.

Deadline for applications: Friday 18th September 2020 at 9am


Family Solicitor

Norfolk Community Law Service 

15 hours per week
Salary £32,728 per annum, pro-rata

Norfolk Community Law Service (NCLS) is a charity that provides a range of specialist free legal advice services across Norfolk. They are currently seeking a Family Solicitor to support their busy Family Free Legal Advice, Domestic Abuse and Family Court Support services.

The post is initially offered on a fixed term basis 15 hours a week (to be worked flexibly) until 24.01.2021.

For more information and to apply visit the NCLS website.

Closing date for applications is Friday 28th August 2020.


Research and Evaluation Officer
Law for Life
21 hours per week
Salary: £16,698 (£34,788 FTE) inclusive of London weighting

Law for Life is an education and information charity that aims to increase access to justice by providing everyone with an awareness of their legal rights together with the confidence and skills to assert them. They are currently looking for a research officer with a passion for access to justice.

For more information and to apply visit the Law for Life website.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 2nd September 2020.


Law Clinic Supervisor (Qualified Barrister, Chartered Legal Executive or Solicitor)
Lancaster University law School
Salary : £100 per case (inclusive of VAT)
Location : Remote working
Timing : The Law Clinic operates in term time from November 2020 to 31st March 2021.

Lancaster University Law Clinic offers free legal advice to members of the local community. They are seeking qualified solicitors, barristers or chartered legal executives (who hold a current practising certificate) to assist the Law Clinic with supervision. They are particularly interested in receiving applications from practitioners with expertise in family law, property law and/or a specialist in private client work.

For more information and to apply PDF icon download the Job Pack.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 14th September 2020.


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