Civil Solicitor Vacancy

16th May 2024

A unique opportunity to join RCJ Advice, a Citizens Advice and 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.

Hours: 28 hours per week (hybrid)

Salary: £33,145 per annum pro rata (based on £41,432 full time)

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 are interviewing on an ongoing basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.