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Job ads – Kent and Gloucestershire

Shepway Citizens Advice

Solicitor Job Vacancy 

Position: Solicitor

Location: Folkestone

Closing date: 13th August 2021

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 (dependent on experience).

Hours per week: up to 37/Negotiable

Type of contract: Permanent, subject to LAA funding and contract requirements being met.

Interview date: w/b 16th August 2021

How to apply/to request a job pack email:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join us leading our established Housing team. If you would like to make a real difference and help us to continue to provide access to justice for those with housing issues we would like to hear from you. You should have a minimum of 3 years PQE and preferably some housing law experience and experience of working under a Legal Aid contract. Based in Folkestone, but with some travel across East Kent, the focus of this post is to provide a high quality housing advice, casework and representation service to clients across Folkestone & Hythe and East Kent under our Legal Aid contract. This includes representing clients in court. Hours are negotiable.

This is a key role within our service which also delivers high level debt and benefits advice and assistance as well as advice in a wide range of other areas.

Citizens Advice Shepway helps people resolve their legal, money, housing and other problems by providing free, independent, confidential and impartial information and advice. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.

For an application pack email: or telephone 01303 661020.


Gloucester Law Centre

 Housing Solicitor and/or Locum Housing Advice worker

Gloucester Law Centre is seeking:

  1. An experienced housing solicitor who meets the housing supervisor standard,


  1. A Housing advice worker to join our housing team which provides a full housing law casework service under a Legal Aid Agency contract. This position is initially to cover a 9 month staff sabbatical but an extension may be possible, and applicants looking for full or part-time work will be considered.

The successful applicant for the advice worker post will ideally be able to demonstrate that they have knowledge and experience of advice across the range of legally aided housing law matters. Experience of advising at Court under a Court Desk scheme will also be an advantage.

The salary offered in each case is dependent on experience – for further details or to discuss the posts, please contact Anne Whitworth, Director, on  or 01452 835383

For an application pack please contact Mary Smith, Office Administration Manager, Gloucester Law Centre, Morroway House, Station Road, Gloucester GL1 1DW Tel. 01452 835386, or email

The closing date for applications will be 26th July 2021








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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