Wilsons are conducting the following 2 recruitment exercises:
1) Billing Assistant
2) Civil Liberties Solicitors and Caseworkers
1) Vacancies for Billing Assistant
We are one of the leading firms in the UK specialising in civil liberties. We are recruiting a Billing Assistant to support our Immigration, Family and Public Law departments. This position will be based in our Tottenham office.
The role will include drawing up bills and costing files, and generally assisting in the smooth running of the billing department.
We require a self-motivated individual who has good administrative, oral and written communication skills as well as good attention to detail. You should be computer literate and able to work to tight deadlines within a team environment.
You should have a good academic record and numerical skills compatible with the role, together with an interest and enthusiasm for the areas of law in which this firm specialises. You should also be able to demonstrate an interest in Legal Aid.
This position is suitable for those whose career path is to become a legal caseworker and/or study for the GDL, LPC/SQE or BPTC in the future. We welcome applications from those who are already studying for these qualifications part-time. This position usually leads to a caseworker role following the completion of one year of employment.
Please read the person specifications, job descriptions, and email your completed application form and equality and diversity questionnaire to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: 15 August 2021
There are three vacancies. We will aim to be flexible with start dates. We will consider requests for flexible working and job sharing. This is a fixed term contract position.
Starting salary: London Living Wage based on a 35 hour working week, currently £19,747.
Wilson Solicitors LLP welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
2) Vacancies for Civil Liberties Solicitors
We are one of the UK’s leading legal aid firms.
We are recruiting for 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 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.
We looking for 2 year plus qualified solicitors who meet or who are able to meet 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 £36,000 (this is our salary for 2 years PQE) depending on experience
How to apply
Please read the person specifications, job descriptions, more information on working at Wilsons along with the caseworker application form are located below.
Solicitors there is no deadline to apply – please email your CV, cover letter and equality monitoring form to email@example.com
A lawyer’s life at Wilsons
We have written a guide for potential applicants with information that we hope you will find helpful.
‘Wilsons has a visceral understanding of the importance of fighting for the civil liberties of the weakest and most vulnerable, which is evidenced in all they do… Second-to-none experience in immigration-related public law. Compassionate lawyers who put their clients first”. Legal 500
“Wilsons as a whole are in my view at the top of their game. Always well prepared, they’re dedicated lawyers who really know their stuff.” Chambers 2020