Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre is seeking enthusiastic and pro-active trainee solicitor in our asylum and immigration team.
We are looking for a paralegal or case worker with experience in immigration law who now seeks to become qualified as a solicitor and accreditation as a Senior Caseworker.
Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre was set up in 1979 and has an outstanding reputation in immigration law, from the first use of DNA to the EU settlement scheme. We can offer a range of asylum and immigration work, including judicial review. We hold a legal aid contract and receive support from a number of charitable bodies.
We can offer excellent training and supervision.
The successful candidate will be part of a friendly Law Centre serving a diverse local community.
Salary and key terms
- The post is a 2-year fixed term training contract which will be registered with the SRA.
- The salary is £22,000 per annum, with a salary increase on passing the Senior Accreditation
- Immigration Caseworker Exam (IAAS Caseworker).
- Holidays: 30 days per annum plus bank holidays
How to apply
You must complete an application form. In doing so please consider the Job Description and Person Specification and email email@example.com for an application pack.
The closing date is: 5pm on Friday 8th July 2022.
CVs are not accepted. No agencies.
Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre are committed to promoting social justice through specialist legal support services to advice giving organisations and disadvantaged individuals. The Centre exist to tackle unmet legal needs. The Centre’s principal activity continues to be the provision of specialist legal advice and representation mainly to persons resident and working in the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham in areas of Housing, Immigration, Welfare Benefits, Family and Employment Law. Our operations are focused on our community in Hammersmith & Fulham.
We are seeking volunteer Trustees who live or work in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham to join our experienced Board to oversee the Law Centre’s governance, compliance and planning, and to enable the charity to continue to grow in line with our strategy so we can help more residents access justice and their legal rights.
To support this important work, we wish to recruit candidates with the following desirable skills:
- Fundraising and Finance
- IT systems/Digital
- Other relevant skills
We encourage applications from all backgrounds, including black and minority ethnic candidates, younger people, and people with disabilities as these groups are under represented on our Board. We are also keen to hear from candidates with lived experience of poverty and accessing Law Centre services.
Trustees are required to attend 4 Board meetings and 1 away day each year.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to support a local community Law Centre and it will allow you to see the impact of your own, and the Board’s actions. You will contribute to making a difference to the lives of others by ensuring that we continue to be a sustainable key provider of legal services for our community.
How to Apply
For more information about the role, and to apply please email the Law Centre for an application pack: firstname.lastname@example.org