Vacancies

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A VOLUNTEER

(to volunteer person at our office in Hammersmith, London)

We need the person to

  • commit to volunteering 1-2 days per week from 10:00am to 5:00pm;
  • have a passion for social justice;
  • have a non-judgmental approach towards our clients;
  • have good IT skills;
  • have a law degree;
  • submit to DBS enhanced check.

Depending on skills and experience, the work of the volunteer may vary, but will include: filing, photocopying, scanning, booking appointments, creating invoices, updating case management system, research etc.

Our volunteers are given induction, training, support and supervision. We provide lunch, reasonable travelling and childcare expenses. All our volunteers have to submit to periodic enhanced DBS checks.

Please send your CV to Solange Valdez-Symonds, PRCBC Solicitor/Director, e-mail: solange.valdez-symonds@prcbc.net

1/8/2022

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CONSULTANT JUNIOR SOLICITORS (Public law/British Nationality law)

We are looking for junior solicitors who can support our work on an ad hoc consultancy basis on average 2-4 days per week. This may include some Saturday working.

PRCBC is a small, registered charity and representing children and young people with their complex citizenship rights; undertaking strategic litigation and policy advocacy to remove legal and practical barriers to citizenship; and providing information and training to the public and professionals to increase knowledge of citizenship rights and capacity to secure these. All our work is conducted to the highest professional standards.

The consultants will be providing casework support to Solange Valdez-Symonds, supervising solicitor and CEO at our office in Hammersmith, London. Due to the nature of our work and our young clients there is no scope of working from home.

The work of the consultants will vary. It will include supporting PRCBC in all aspects of PRCBC’s work: from filing, creating and photocopying/scanning bundles, evidence gathering, booking appointments, drafting chronology and statements, complex citizenship casework, costs billing, legal aid claims including litigation in the higher courts, creating invoices, updating our case management system, requesting subject access disclosure and other evidence gathering etc. While induction and supervision will be provided as well as some training, the consultants will need to be highly focussed, well organised, efficient and committed to social justice.

The consultants must have

  • excellent interpersonal and legal skills
  • minimum of one year’s active experience in public law/nationality law
  • committed to social justice
  • excellent IT skills
  • work well under pressure
  • ability to work as part of a small team and on their own
  • submit to DBS enhanced check

We would be able to pay between £130-170 per day depending on experience, qualifications, and skills. We may also be able to pay reasonable travelling expenses. Please send your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for the role to solange.valdez-symonds@prcbc.net

Due to our limited resources, PRCBC will not be able to confirm receipt of any unsuccessful interest in connection with this ad.

Please note that PRCBC represents young people on British Nationality legal matters only.

30/07/2022

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