Solicitor (Maternity Cover)

Glasgow CABx Specialist Services

Glasgow Citizens Advice Bureaux Specialist Services is an innovative project providing legal advice and assistance to existing clients of Citizens Advice Bureaux across Glasgow. The project seeks to address unmet legal need within the community and also seeks to enhance the capacity of the individual CABx across Glasgow by providing second tier support and training.

We are looking for a solicitor to provide maternity cover for up to 6 months. The successful candidate will join a small, busy team and will be responsible for a varied case load including Housing Law, Employment Law and Welfare Rights Law.
The person will be used to working on their own initiative, be well organised, have experience in a client facing role and good advocacy skills. They will be enthusiastic, hardworking and confident. They will be approachable and able to build good rapport with clients and staff. Previous court experience is essential and a working knowledge of Legal Aid preferable.

Excellent working conditions

Salary £20,000-23,000 p.a.

For more information including a full job description/person specification please go to www.cas.org.uk and look in the current vacancies section on the home page.
To apply please send your CV with covering letter to Norrie Murray at Maryhill and Possilpark CAB, 25 Avenuepark Street, Glasgow, G20 8TS or by email to norriemurray@mapcab.casonline.org.uk If applying in writing please put Confidential on the envelope. Any questions please in the first instance contact Norrie Murray on 07539279917 Interviews will be held in Glasgow on Thursday 13 February

Closing date: Friday 31 January at 5pm

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