Finsbury Park, Greater London
£32,000 per year pro rata
Contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

We are seeking two experienced solicitors or barristers to deliver casework on maternity and parental employment rights.  The role will deliver advice and casework to pregnant women and new mothers to resolve disputes, negotiate settlement agreements and, in limited circumstances, undertake litigation. 

The role is part of an innovative new service which we are delivering in partnership with the charity, YESS Law.  All women receiving casework will be offered a trained, peer supporter to provide emotional support.

We are looking for solicitors or barristers with a minimum of one year’s post-qualification experience, a thorough knowledge of employment and discrimination law and a thorough knowledge of maternity and parental rights in the workplace. We are looking for someone with experience in delivering casework in a related area of law, excellent written and spoken communication skills and a commitment to women’s rights.

The posts add to 1.8FTE.  We are open to appointing a full time and a part-time staff member (0.8FTE) or three part time staff members.  Thursday is a core day for all posts. The posts are working out of our offices in Finsbury Park, London.  We are open to office based or remote working. We are flexible about start/finish time and days worked, within normal business hours. 

This is a three year post.  We would ideally like the posts to commence on 3 August 2020.

Please send us an application outlining how you meet the selection criteria and your CV. Applications close 10 June 2020. Interviews will be held remotely 29 and 30 June.

Note - We have uploaded a corrected application pack for this job. 

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Posted on: 20 May 2020
Closed date: 14 June 2020
Tags: Advice, Information, Legal

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