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Duty Solicitor/Supervisor

Organisation: Citizens Advice East End
21 hours per week (part time)
Competitive
Location: Whitechapel, East London
Deadline: 1 April, 2019

The Citizens Advice East End is an organisation formed by the merger of Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets CABx. Our service covers inner city communities in East London.

Applications are invited for an employment solicitor to supervise and manage a free legal advice clinic held each Tuesday evening from 6pm to 8pm. The legal advice centre operates for the benefit of local people who cannot afford to pay for legal advice. The majority of advice provided is related to employment, housing and consumer law.

The solicitor will support and supervise volunteer legal advisers from a large international law firm as well as manage the administrative systems of the legal advice centre with the support of a dedicated clinic administrator.

This is a part-time role of 21 hours per week. Days and times negotiable but must include the evening advice clinic. Flexible working and working from home will be considered.

Candidates must be qualified to supervise for the purpose of 12.1 of the SRA Practice Framework Rules (as amended) which currently indicates being able to demonstrate that they have at least 36 months' (full time or its part time equivalent) experience practicing as a lawyer in the last ten years.

For a job description, person specification and application form please email: recruitment@eastendcab.org.uk