Head of Legal Information and Pro Bono at Law for Life
Law for Life is seeking a passionate and experienced lawyer to join our expert legal information team. We are an independent legal charity that works to ensure that everyone has the knowledge, confidence and practical skills they need to secure access to justice. We do this through community-based education and training, research and policy, and through the Advicenow website which provides easy-to-use information on rights and the law for the public. In 2017 Advicenow won both the Access to Justice through IT Award at Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year, and a Plain English Campaign award.
We’re looking for a solicitor with 3 years PQE in civil or family law, to lead on researching, writing and updating legal information for the Advicenow service and to help us develop routes to affordable advice and unbundled services for our users. You will also manage our pro bono relationships.
Based at our London office, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time in our development as the leading charity in the field of public legal education. You’ll have a passion for communicating complex information clearly and simply to help members of the public (with a particular focus on litigants in person) better understand how to deal with every-day family and civil legal problems.
Conditions of Employment
Salary: £36,842 pa (pro rata), inclusive of London weighting. Cost of living pay awards are negotiated nationally and are normally effective from 1 August each year. Pension 9%.
Hours: 21 hours per week
Location: Law for Life, 404 China Works, Black Prince Road, London, SE1 7SJ. Nearest tube stations: Vauxhall, Stockwell, Westminster.
Holidays: Pro rata 25 working days per annum, exclusive of public holidays
For more details about the post please download the Job Description & Person Specification.
Please complete and return the application form addressing all the points in the Person Specification to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: Sunday 8th July 2018, midnight.
Proposed interview dates: 16,17,23,24 July 2018.