Specialist Support Hub Lawyer, Public Law Project

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Job title: Specialist Support Hub Lawyer

Organisation: Public Law Project

Location: London and homeworking

Deadline for receipt of applications: 11th August 11.59pm

Salary: £36,755.24 per annum, pro rata, up to 4 years qualified. Salary rises to £42,743.38 where over 4 years qualified.

Contact about the role: Christian Davies – c.davies@publiclawproject.org.uk

About the role and how to apply:

Will you join our award-winning and thriving team of public lawyers?
Public Law Project (PLP) is searching for a qualified lawyer to join our award-winning casework team and coordinate the innovative public law support hub. The hub focuses on the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) and welfare rights. Knowledge and experience of one or both of these areas is desirable. Most importantly, we want a capable and ambitious public lawyer who enjoys working collaboratively and is excited about using the law creatively. In addition to working on cases through the hub, we envisage that in time the successful candidate will have an opportunity to work on the full range of PLP’s cases.
A qualified solicitor with between one and five years’ experience would be a particularly good fit in our team at the moment though we would welcome applications from anyone who meets the job description. It is an opportunity for a lawyer with good networking skills and solid experience of running judicial reviews. The candidate must have a proven ability to develop cases and ideas independently – either in legal aid or the corporate sector.
PLP is a growing and lawyer-led access to justice charity. Our vision is a world in which individual rights are respected and public bodies act fairly and lawfully. We act directly for individuals, and are regularly instructed by law firms, lawyers’ groups, such as the Law Centres Network, NGOs and other public interest organisations. We work consistently at the leading edge of access to justice issues and there is always lots of scope for development. Recent high-profile cases have engaged with diverse issues such as Home Office removals policy, funding for advice services and legal aid, and the prorogation of Parliament.
PLP funding comes from a range of sources, including legal aid and charitable grants. Our mixed funding model gives the organisation financial security and stability and means that our lawyers are able to work creatively to achievable income targets.
PLP is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident Employer. We value diversity, we have a diverse team particularly among women and the LGBT+ community, and we acknowledge that we currently have an underrepresentation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people compared to our beneficiaries and within the London-charity sector. We are continuously taking actions to improve the diversity of our team. We welcome all applicants and are actively encouraging applicants particularly from Black, Asian and minority ethnic people and disabled people.

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Document Date
Wednesday July 21, 2021