Pro Bono Coordinator

Norwich, Norfolk
12 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Practice area
Professional support
Part time
Contract type

The University of Law is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal education and training, working right at the heart of the legal profession. We bring together teaching of the highest quality, a focus on practical skills and innovative learning styles to deliver perfect preparation for life in legal practice and ongoing professional development.

We are in an ongoing, exciting period of growth and expansion, as a result of that we are looking for outstanding people to join our committed and passionate team of professionals.

You will be responsible for the setting up, coordinating, reviewing and reporting on the Pro Bono activities at the East Anglia campus, based in the University of Law and to promote pro bono activity amongst the public, the profession, staff and students at the campus. 

To plan and manage the delivery of the East Anglia Pro Bono programme and carry out the role of Supervising Solicitor, supervising University of Law students,as required.

To source and maintain existing relationships with external partners, to ensure external opportunities for University of Law students.

To ensure effective, customer focused delivery of the East Anglia Pro Bono programme.

To deliver first level careers advice and act as first point of contact for the Employability Service.

This is a part-time role of 14 hours per week. Although it is likely that this will amount to two fixed days per week (to be agreed, but to be consistent with the teaching timetable), it is expected that some flexibility within this will be shown, in working at other times so as to meet business needs e.g. supervision of students, attendance at Open Days, national team meetings etc. 

For this role we are looking for a qualified Solicitor with recent experience of legal practice. It is essential that you hold a practising certificate or can apply for one.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sharon Elliott on 01483 216028 or email

No agencies please.

Some posts within the University are subject to a DBS check - you will be notified of this during the application process.

The University of Law is committed to the equality of opportunity.

We offer an excellent range of competitive benefits, to include:- 30 days annual leave / Private Medical Scheme / Contributory Pension / Life Assurance / Season Ticket Loans / Cycle to Work Scheme / Eye Care Assistance / Employee Assistance Programme

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