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Current Vacancies

Vacancies for Community Care, Public Law and CAPA Solicitors

 

We are one of the UK’s leading legal aid firms ranked in Chambers and the Legal 500 for our civil liberties, human rights, and public law work. We are winners of the 2021 Excellence in Access to Justice award from the Law Society.  We believe in justice for all.

We are recruiting for talented solicitors to join our highly regarded Public Law department.

We are looking for individuals committed to working for our clients in their legal proceedings against central and local government. In return we offer a home within a community of dedicated professionals and a supportive environment in which to thrive in your career.

We are actively committed to increasing the diversity of our department and to breaking down the barriers that prevent many from entering the legal profession. We recognise the significant benefits of a diverse and meaningfully inclusive team for the continued success of our department and for the clients that we represent.

We particularly encourage applications from individuals who are from under-represented groups within the profession.

Solicitor role:

We looking for 0PQE plus solicitors who meet or who are committed to meeting the Legal Aid Agency supervisor qualification in one of the Community Care, Public Law or Claims against Public Authorities categories.   In addition you will have a demonstrable commitment to representing migrants and refugees.

 

Salary: From £32,000 (this is our starting salary for solicitors on qualification) depending on experience

 

How to apply

To apply please email your CV, cover letter demonstrating how you meet the person specification, and equality monitoring form to pljobs@wilsons.co.uk

 

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Person Specification -Solicitor – Public Law

Public Law-Solicitor-Job-Description

A lawyers life at Wilsons

Deadline to apply is   – 5pm on Monday 7th February. With interviews in week commencing 14th February  

 

Legal 500 2022 says

 

Wilson Solicitors LLP‘s ‘brilliant and dedicated’ team predominantly represents migrants, victims of human trafficking and prisoners in judicial reviews serving to protect and enforce fundamental human rights.

 

And ‘they really are at the top of their game in the civil liberties and human rights field’

 

Chambers 2022

 

They are brilliant lawyers who are absolutely committed to their clients and their best interest. They will absolutely go the extra mile