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Trainee solicitor – Justice First Fellow

Location: Dalston, London
Salary: NJC scale SC5  £25,239 (inclusive of London Weighting of £3650)
Hours: Full time position: 35 hours (5 days) per week.

The Justice First Fellowship was established by the Legal Education Foundation in 2014. It is designed to support the next generation of lawyers working in social welfare law. This is a unique and exciting opportunity, funded by the Legal Education Foundation, for a trainee solicitor to join the Family Rights Group (FRG) legal team.

The Justice First Fellow trainee solicitor will:

• Work alongside FRG's Principal Legal Adviser and Legal Adviser and closely with the organisation's advice & advocacy service as well as with wider policy team colleagues

• Benefit from a six-month, full time secondment to Goodman Ray Solicitors, London, during which time there will be opportunity to work on children's public law matters and private law and domestic abuse cases

The training placement will start with FRG in January 2021.

Please note that the application for this position is via the Legal Education Foundation website using their application form.
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Applications are open from 17th August - 14th September 2020.

We do not accept CVs.