Solicitors

Organisation
JustRight Scotland LLP
Reference
VAC-13438
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Civil Court Litigation, Employment, Family Law, Human Rights
Location
Glasgow (with travel around Scotland)
Salary
£34,400
PQE
N/A
The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) is expanding and JustRight Scotland (JRS) are seeking two female solicitors

Job Description

The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) is expanding and JustRight Scotland (JRS) are seeking two female solicitors to join the SWRC team. The SWRC is a unique collaborative project which aims to improve outcomes for women in Scotland who have experienced 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 JRS.

Solicitor for expansion in the North of Scotland: funded by the Scottish Government and based in Glasgow, the successful solicitor for this post will enable the SWRC to expand its existing legal services to the north of Scotland through outreach work (in person and through use of technology). Experience in family law is essential for this post.

Specialist Sexual Harassment Solicitor: funded by the Justice and Equality Fund from Rosa, the successful solicitor for this post will operate the SWRC’s new sexual harassment legal service. Experience in employment law is essential for this post.

These are exciting new posts in challenging and varied roles which will include the opportunity to contribute to the development of the law and practice in Scotland through policy, training, research work and strategic litigation.

Candidates must have experience in litigation, human rights, tackling gender inequality and working to achieve social justice. These roles would be suitable for newly qualified solicitors.

Benefits: 

  • Flexible working, 37.5 days holidays (inclusive of public holidays)
  • employer pension contribution of 5%

Closing date: 01 February 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 11 February 2019 (provisional date only)

To apply please contact Laura Ann at swrc@justrightscotland.org.uk for an application pack.

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

 

 

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