Solicitor (Consultancy basis)
We are looking for a solicitor with minimum 1 year PQE who can support our work in person and on an ad hoc consultancy basis on average 1-3 days per week at our office in Hammersmith, London from 10am-5pm (negotiable working days and hours).
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 evidence gathering, completing legal forms, drafting chronologies and statements, complex citizenship casework, requesting subject access disclosure and other evidence gathering etc.
While induction, training and supervision will be provided, the consultant will need to be highly focussed, well organised, efficient and committed to social justice.
The consultant must
- have excellent interpersonal and legal skills
- have minimum of one year experience in having conduct of cases
- be committed to social justice
- have excellent IT skills
- work well under pressure
- have 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 £150-200 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 firstname.lastname@example.org