Hours: Part Time – 17.5 hours per week
Contract: Funded until 31.03.22
Post Funded by: External Funding secured by Airdrie CAB currently from Scottish Government
The Lanarkshire Community Law Centre and Airdrie CAB is looking for a highly motivated EU immigration solicitor with the drive and enthusiasm to assist EU citizens secure their immigration rights under the EU Settlement Scheme. The role will involve providing legal support and level 2 advice to a variety of third sector organisations who are funded by the Scottish Government and UK Home Office to support EU Citizens with their settlement applications. This role will also involve some legal casework.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills and have a meticulous approach to analysing complex legal issues. A passion for human rights or public law is essential, as well as a keen interest in gaining experience in a complex and politicised area of law that is subject to frequent amendment at short notice. They will understand the importance of excellent client care, have good awareness of how rights and advice issues impact on local communities. They will be an excellent team player with a commitment to equality and diversity. Knowledge of the voluntary sector and successful delivery of projects will be advantageous. The role would suit a NQ solicitor with experience in the field, or any publicly minded solicitor looking to bring their experience to this area of practice.
Applications after the deadline will not be accepted.
Address: F.A.O Susie Paterson, Airdrie CAB 61a Stirling Street Airdrie ML6 0AS Telephone: 01236 754109
The closing date is 5pm 20th October 2021
Airdrie CAB strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau is a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 157177. Scottish Registered Charity No SCO 12238
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