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A trio of job ads


Shelter Training

Shelter Training are recruiting freelance housing and homelessness law trainers to deliver advanced courses both at their London training venue in EC1 and for groups of staff at organisations around the country. For an application pack please email training@shelter.org.uk

Brent Community Law Centre

Brent Community Law Centre provides quality advice and casework in relation to housing, debt, employment, welfare benefits, public law, community care and immigration and asylum for the benefit of people who live, work or study in the London Borough of Brent and organisations based in the area.  We also provide a generalist telephone legal advice service.

We are looking to recruit the following to join our small but effective team:

Debt & Housing Caseworker 

Part-time – 24 hours a week.

Salary – £25,000 per annum pro rata (incl London weighting)

The post will initially be for a fixed-term contract of twelve months with a view to becoming a permanent post thereafter, dependant on performance and the continuation of current Law Centre funding streams.

If you are interested in applying, please e-mail  alisonplaku@brentlaw.org.uk for an application pack.

Closing date: 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 12 October 2015.

Brent Community Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer.


TV Edwards LLP

Housing/Community Care Solicitor Vacancy

Our continued expansion of the social welfare department provides another opportunity to Join our team of renowned lawyers, who thrive on delivering access to justice across all fields of social welfare. Supported by our colleagues in family, crime and mental health law, we offer holistic “outside the box” advice to our client base.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a pioneering Legal Aid team (18 strong) at a time of growth. The vacancy is in our Whitechapel office although we have 3 other offices across London.

Our staff are without doubt our best asset and we reward performance, provide flexible working practices and positively encourage every individual’s contribution as to how we deliver services.

Market leaders in legal sector IT infrastructure systems and billing, we offer excellent support and training opportunities acknowledged in our Lexcel accreditation and Investors in People awards.

We need someone of 0-3 years’ PQE but are flexible subject to your talents.

Experience in advising clients on all areas of homelessness and defending possession proceedings advantageous.

Hours – 9.30 – 5.30 Mon – Fri.

Salary subject to experience.   23 days annual leave.

An application pack, application form and equality monitoring form can be downloaded from the website at http://www.tvedwards.com/site/careers/opportunities.

The closing date for applications is 25th September 2015.

Completed applications together with equality monitoring data must be sent by email to:  Christine.woolfenden@tvedwards.com


Giles Peaker is a solicitor and partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold Solicitors in South London. You can find him on Linkedin and on Twitter. Known as NL round these parts.


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