Civil Liberties Solicitor

England, London
£40000 - £65000 per annum
02 Mar 2018
30 Mar 2018
Kye Williams
Full time
Contract type

Looking to join a Top Tier (Legal 500), Top Ranked Chambers firm in the vibrancy of Kings Cross, with a background of ground-breaking support for societies most vulnerable, and the opportunity to progress to the lofty heights of Partnership? The accreditations this firm has received in the last 30 years are too numerous to mention in this profile. If this interests you then please read on.

The Firm

This firm is Top Ranked in Chambers, Tier 1 across many areas of the Legal 500, has won firm of the year for legal aid, and is a winner of the Law Societies Excellence Awards. They have numerous Lawyers ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers as leaders in their field. Headed up by one of the most highly regarded Partners in the industry the firm has never been more successful in its 40+ years of practicing.

Representing some of society's most vulnerable members, alongside a carefully selected client base of businesses which mirror the philosophies of the Practice; they truly break down the out-dated beliefs of their archaic rivals. Working at this firm means you truly want to break free of the corporate culture of more traditional firms, and embody a spirit that typifies social justice. Nothing highlights this more than their headlines for modernising legal actions and advancing the law in very unique ways.

Accredited with the Gold Investor in People award, this firm really does mean it when they say you can work your way right to the top of the leadership from any position. The firm itself has been highlighted as offering one of the most desirable training contracts in the market, as the progression opportunities it offers are limitless.

Sticking closely with its moral compass firmly pointed in the right direction, its practitioners are closely aligned with the charities and support groups across the country. They actively campaign for social change even outside of the legal sphere.

The office is based in the vibrancy of Kings cross and stands out as one of the most modern building in the area. Within the building they operate an open culture which is sustained through an open seating plan, and open-door offices. It is not unusual to be seated closely alongside the likes of managing Partners and Senior level fee-earners, even at the most junior of levels.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Solicitor experienced in Civil Liberty matters to join its Tier 1 (Legal 500) department, in Kings Cross.

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable of; Civil Liberties, Human Rights, actions against the Police, Administrative and Public law. The ideal candidate will have substantial AAP and Inquest experience.

The department is currently led by several highly regarded Partners, has a large team of active fee-earners, and an excellent support structure built on a network of highly skilled Paralegals and PA's, working on state of the art case management software. Not only would you have excellent exposure to such highly skilled individuals, but you would also have the opportunity to spend your time solely focused on fee earning.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone to really build their career into something special, and there is an excellent benefits package to boot.

The requirements

  • You will be a qualified solicitor between 2 - 5 years' experience in Civil Liberties.
  • Client care and a passion for supporting vulnerable people and working in an ethical way.
  • The ability to integrate into a firmly established department.
  • Excellent client and customer care skills are essential.

Do you have what it takes to join this Incredible firm in one of its most exceptional departments?

Apply directly to find out more, or for a personal consultation.

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