Housing Solicitor

University College London - UCL Centre for Access to Justice

The Faculty of Laws at UCL has been one of the leading centres of legal education in the world. Recognised as offering an outstanding educational experience to our students, we combine a strong theoretical foundation in law with practical teaching from world-leading academics and practitioners.  

The UCL Centre for Access to Justice (CAJ) is seeking a housing lawyer who is a qualified legal aid contract supervisor to support the work of our free legal advice clinic based in Stratford, the UCL Integrated Legal Advice Clinic (UCL iLAC). UCL iLAC has recently been awarded a housing law legal aid contract (subject to verification) and the postholder would assist in expanding the work of UCL iLAC and managing the requirements of a legal aid contract.

We are seeking a candidate who understands the needs of the vulnerable client group that we work with and can balance their needs with supervising students working on their cases.

The post holder will be a qualified solicitor or barrister and will meet the Legal Aid Agency Supervisor Standard for housing law with significant experience of advising in housing law matters.

Successful applicants will also demonstrate familiarity with and commitment to the provision of pro bono legal assistance to members of the local community and have the ability to supervise students

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,635 - £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL vacancy reference:1707862     

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact lawshr@ucl.ac.uk.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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