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Trainee Solicitor (Justice First Fellow)

We are delighted to be partnering with The Legal Education Foundation’s Justice First Fellowship, offering a training contract to an aspiring solicitor to work with us. We have worked with The Legal Education Foundation for three years and look forward to once again welcoming a talented aspiring lawyer who will gain invaluable hands-on experience alongside our team.

Candidates will need to demonstrate a strong interest in our work, as well as the following qualities:

  • An evidenced interest in social justice, social welfare, human rights, and civil liberties
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to be diplomatic, compassionate, and empathetic. Willingness to take opportunities to build the skills and networks for a long career in social welfare law.
  • The desire to build a career using law as a tool for social justice.

Applications are open until Monday 13 September, 2021. Fellows can apply via the portal on the website, by completing the application form. APPLY NOW.

The Justice First Fellowship has funded 120 training contracts since 2014, developing a network of exceptional social justice lawyers. As a testament to the quality of Fellows and host organisations, 98% of graduated fellows are currently in paid employment with 91% working as lawyers using law for the public benefit to achieve a social good.