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PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2006 11:11 am    Post subject: Vacancy - RLC Litigation Solicitor Reply with quote



The Refugee Legal Centre is a human rights organisation which offers free legal advice and representation to asylum seekers and refugees.
We are funded by the Legal Services Commission.

LITIGATION SOLICITOR
12 Month Fixed Term Contract
London
Reference Number: 09.06.CLO
Salary: £31,318- £ 36,417 per annum
(including £3,100 London Weighting)

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual to work in a small team providing in –house litigation services at the Refugee Legal Centre to provide cover for extended leave of a 12 month period, from January 2007-December 2007.
The role played by the Litigation Solicitor is crucial to the success of the organisation and its continuing ability to offer legal expertise in the fast-moving field of asylum. You will be working with colleagues across the Refugee Legal Centre to take forward claims for judicial review, and appeals to the Court of Appeal. The role will also include providing advice to colleagues on legal developments and contributing to the development of organisational legal strategy. You must be able to work as part of a team, be flexible and persuasive.

Our ideal candidate;
• will be a Qualified Solicitor with significant experience of bringing claims for judicial review, and appeals to the Court of Appeal within the terms of a Legal Services Commission contract
• will be accredited at Level 2 in accordance with the Law Society’s Accreditation Scheme for Immigration Advice
• have an in-depth knowledge of asylum and immigration law, and be familiar with public law remedies available to our client group
• have the ability to take on cases at short notice, and work within tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
• have the ability to advise the organisation on the wider implications of cases being challenged
• have the ability to provide legal training to Caseworkers, and
• must be a team player with excellent communication and time management skills

In return we offer a highly competitive salary plus benefits including generous annual leave entitlements and pension scheme, work/life balance and flexible hours.
For a detailed job description, application form and full details on the application procedure please log on to our website: www.refugee-legal-centre.org.uk
The closing date for receipt of applications is 2 October 2006.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2006 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This job has apparently not been officially advertised yet but will be open for applications sometime next month.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 3:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This vacancy is now officially open
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