LCLC Solicitor

Organisation
Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau
Reference
VAC-21064
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Civil Court Work
Location
Airdrie
Salary
£39,000 per annum
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau are looking for a highly motivated solicitor with drive and enthusiasm to join our expanding team.

Job Description

 

This role will involve undertaking a variety of civil legal matters. The solicitor will also be responsible for developing community justice partnerships that will enable the provision of free legal advice to vulnerable groups. This work will involve a mixture of direct casework, provision of support and advice to Citizens Advice Bureaux and other agencies, delivery of training and contributing to social policy work. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • an unrestricted Scottish practicing certificate and be experienced in general civil legal assistance (including provision of Legal Aid)
  • proven skills as a court practitioner
  • a meticulous approach to analysing complex legal issues
  • excellent communication and organisational skills
  • a passion for social justice and assisting those in most need within our community
  • an understanding of the importance of excellent client care
  • good awareness of how rights and advice issues impact on local communities
  • a commitment to equality and diversity
  • the ability to be an excellent team player.

Knowledge of the voluntary sector and successful delivery of projects will be advantageous. 

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