Job details

Hours

28 Hours (4 days) Per Week (Hybrid)

Salary

£41,432 per annum full time equivalent. £33,145 per annum for 4 days.

Civil Solicitor Vacancy

A unique opportunity to join RCJ Advice, a Citizens Advice and now Law Centre, based at the Royal Courts of Justice in London, as a permanent civil solicitor in our well-established civil law advice team. This role offers the opportunity to join a positive, friendly and supportive team in the delivery of pro bono advice to litigants in person nationally in the County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. Applicants must be solicitors with three years post qualification experience and hold a current practicing certificate.

The main tasks and functions for the role are to:

-Provide procedural legal advice and assistance to Litigants in Person (LIPs) in civil cases by telephone and in person appointment

-Provide a consultancy service to volunteer Legal Advisers

-Assist the frontline staff in triaging civil cases for appointment

-Recruit, induct and support volunteer Legal Assistants

The role offers a number of benefits including the opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive work culture, hybrid working (a minimum of 2 days in the office), good work/life balance, varied workload, 30 days (pro rata) annual leave, Employee Assistance scheme, pension scheme, and various learning and other opportunities from our new Law Centres Network membership.

If you are interested please download the Job Description here - Civil Solicitor JD 2024- and Application Form here - Application Form 2024. If you have any questions or to apply please email admin@rcjadvice.org.uk. We will interview on an ongoing basis in order to appoint someone, so while the closing date is the 17th June 2024, please submit your application at any point so we can consider your application as soon as possible.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.