Senior Solicitor – Scottish Women’s Rights Centre

Organisation
JustRight Scotland
Reference
VAC-16587
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Human Rights
Location
Home-based & JRS Offices – Glasgow
Salary
£37,700 – £42,000
PQE
5+ yrs
We are recruiting for a talented and dynamic female lawyer to lead and develop our strategic legal role within the Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC).

Job Description

The SWRC is an inclusive, unique and collaborative project which aims to improve outcomes for women in Scotland who have suffered gender based violence, bringing together the expertise of Rape Crisis Scotland, the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic and our experienced team of human rights lawyers at JustRight Scotland.

This is an exciting post in a varied role which will include the opportunity to contribute to the development of the law and practice in Scotland and the UK. The post will involve outreach, legal casework, policy, training and research, as well as partnership working across the expert network of organisations involved in this project.

Candidates must have experience in litigation and be committed to tackling gender inequality, human rights and working to achieve social justice.

  • Location: Home-based & JRS Offices – Glasgow with travel expected around Scotland
  • Salary: £37,700 – £42,000 per annum, dependent on experience, per annum (8% employer pension contribution)
  • Benefits: Flexible working, 37.5 days holidays (pro rata, inclusive of public holidays)

Closing date: 21st August 2020

Interviews: 31st August 2020 (provisional dates only)

 

To apply please download the application pack here, or contact Jenny Cook

Female only posts permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

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