Volunteer Solicitor

Aid and emergency | Refugees | Children and young people | Children | Education and literacy | Families | Youth | Culture, heritage and events | Environment and animals | Health and social care | People and communities | Disability | Domestic violence | Education and literacy | Homelessness and housing | LGBT | Offenders and ex offenders | Older people | Race and ethnicity | Refugees | Women | Social justice and democracy | Employment | Law and legal support

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Location: 9 Deptford Church Street, Deptford Church Street, Deptford Bridge, London, SE8 4RX (see map)

Travel: Deptford Bridge station. Deptford Bridge bus stop.

Start date: 17/02/2020 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • Supervise the work of other legal advisers.
  • Provide pro bono legal advice
  • Support the application to get the Community Legal Centre to become a member of the Law Centre Network.

What impact will this have?

  • Upgrade the status of Community Legal Centre
  • Improve the quality of work at the Community Legal Centre
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When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • To serve as supervising solicitor to our legal advisers in the Community Legal Centre (CLC).
  • Support our effort at obtaining approval by Law Centre Network (LCN) to upgrade and become a Law Centre.

What else do I need to know?

  • If possible be a qualified solicitor for 3 years or thereabout.
    CLC is prepared to renew the solicitor practice certificate if need be.

Expenses

  • Out of pocket travel and other approved expenses are paid.

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Charity
  • Campaigning
  • Fundraising
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Coaching
  • Counselling
  • Listening
  • Mentoring
  • Negotiating
  • Teaching
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Professional
  • Administration
  • Legal
  • Technology
  • IT
What skills can I gain?
  • Academic
  • Charity
  • Fundraising
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Coaching
  • Counselling
  • Mentoring
  • Negotiating
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Governance
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • First aid
  • Professional
  • Administration
  • Business and management
  • Councils and public sector
  • Finance and accountancy
  • Legal
  • Technology
  • IT
  • Social media

Training

  • Capacity building training in First Aid Leadership & Management, Financial Management etc.

Location

9 Deptford Church Street, Deptford Church Street, Deptford Bridge, London, SE8 4RX

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