Rights of Women (London) - Legal Officer (Family and Criminal Law)

Rights of Women are looking for a qualified woman* solicitor or barrister with experience of family and criminal law to deliver their vital legal services for women.

The main focus of this role will be to deliver legal advice to women who have experienced or are at risk of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG).

You will also be responsible for delivery of Rights of Women’s core services including providing legal advice on the telephone advice lines, delivering training and writing publications. You will also contribute to their policy work.

Salary: £33,573.93 Gross Pay per annum plus 3% pension contribution

Conditions: 35 hours per week (5 days)

Holiday entitlement: 25 days annual leave per annum plus public holidays

Duration: One-year fixed term 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2020; extension possible, subject to funding.

Location: Rights of Women, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT

Start date: 1 January 2020

Interview dates: Week commencing 2nd December, anticipated as being on Tuesday 3rd December


For more information about this post and the application pack visit:  https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/legal-officer-family-and-criminal-law/

(No CVs accepted)


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 27 November 2019 12pm (midday)


*Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 Part I) applies