Legal Adviser

Dalston, London (Greater)
£39,961-£42,806 plus £3,650 London Weighting plus 5% pension contribution.
10 Jan 2019
30 Jan 2019
Practice area
Children law, Family
3 years
Full time
Contract type

Legal Adviser

Salary: £39,961-£42,806 plus £3,650 London Weighting plus 5% pension contribution. 
Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)
Duration: 18 months contract
Location: You will be based in our office in Dalston, London


Family Rights Group is the charity that works with parents whose children are in need, deemed at risk or are in the care system and with members of the wider family who are raising children unable to remain at home. 

We advise parents, grandparents, other relatives and friends about their rights and options when social workers or courts make decisions about their children’s welfare.

We are recruiting a lawyer with three years post-qualifying experience of children and families work. Your tasks will include updating the Charity on relevant developments in child welfare law and practice; developing responses and recommendations to reform of legislation, policy and practice and contributing to the development of our advice and advocacy service and Lifelong Links work.


Closing date:  Friday 30 January

Interviews will be held on:  Thursday 7 February



Job Description and Person Specification
Application form
Our equal opportunities statement
Equal opportunities monitoring form which must be completed and sent with the application pack


Applications should be sent to:
Jordene Sewell, Family Rights Group, The Print House, 18 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL or be emailed to


We do not accept CVs. Please complete the application form, with as much information as possible.


Those applicants shortlisted will be asked to an interview panel on Thursday 7th February. If you wish to discuss the post, please contact Caroline Lynch on 020 7923 2628.

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