- Job type: Training contract
- Commencing: January 2018
- Location: Various (England, Scotland, Wales)
- Closing date: Monday 18 September 2017
- Vacancies: 15
The Justice First Fellowship was launched by The Legal Education Foundation in 2014, to create social welfare lawyers who are equipped to become future leaders of the profession.
This year, the Foundation is funding 15 trainee solicitor posts at law centres, private practice firms, and specialist legal charities around the country:
- Brighton Housing Trust
- Coram Children’s Legal Centre
- Deighton Pierce Glynn Solicitors
- Derbyshire Law Centre
- Govan Law Centre
- Greater Manchester Law Centre
- Hackney Community Law Centre
- Just for Kids Law
- Legal Advice Centre (University House)
- Mary Ward Legal Centre
- Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit at Islington Law Centre
- Minton Morrill Solicitors
- North Kensington Law Centre
- The Speakeasy Advice Centre
With a qualifying law degree or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), you will have successfully completed the Legal Practice Course (or equivalent), and be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to social justice.
As well as completing your solicitor qualification at a leading social justice organisation, as a Justice First Fellow you will receive additional support, training and opportunities to gain skills as part of a wider movement of people committed to public interest and social justice issues. You will also have responsibility for an individual project, aimed at increasing access to justice.
For more information and to apply, visit: