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

Solicitors and barristers wanted for Law Clinic student supervision

Part-Time Discrimination Legal Advisor

Job Share: 22.2 Hours (specific times by agreement)

Salary: £26,530 FTE (pro rata 22.2 hours)

Suffolk Law Centre is one of the UK’s newest Law Centres and is seeking a Discrimination Legal Advisor to join our Tackling Discrimination in the East Project based at our office in Ipswich. 

Suffolk Law Centre provides free legal advice, advocacy and representation for victims of all types of unlawful discrimination and harassment in employment and goods and services who cannot access legal help elsewhere. Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund until 31st August 2022 to provide a service in Suffolk as well as a limited service in Norfolk.  They also undertake training and awareness-raising.

The centre is recruiting a Discrimination Legal Advisor for casework in Ipswich and at Outreach Clinics.  This job would suit a Solicitor or Barrister with no prior discrimination experience but interest in learning.  Preference will be given to anyone with County Court litigation experience.

For an informal discussion, please ask to speak to Audrey Ludwig, Director of Legal Services.

Suffolk Law Centre is a part of the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE) Group of Charities and works very closely with the other parts of ISCRE.

To apply email [email protected] for an application pack or telephone 01473 408111

Closing date: 5pm, 19th August 2019

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Westminster Student Law Clinic Supervisor

The University of Westminster Student Law Clinic is looking for solicitors and barristers with experience in housing, employment or family law to supervise students on a part time basis, to start in October 2019.

Supervisors will be paid as part time visiting lecturers on an hourly rate. The commitment involves 3 hours work a week, including attending one Clinic session a fortnight 5.30-8.30pm (term time only), and some follow up work supervising student advice letters to ensure clients receive accurate, tailored legal advice.

To apply, please send your CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role, to Hannah Camplin at [email protected].

Closing date: 5pm on 6th September 2019.

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