Public Law Project (London) - Lawyer

Will you join our award-winning and thriving team of public lawyers?

We are looking for one capable and ambitious lawyers to litigate public law cases and meaningfully contribute to our casework team. We invite applications from anyone who meets the job description, but are thinking that a 0-3 year qualified solicitors would be a particularly good fit in our team at the moment. It is an opportunity for a lawyer with solid experience of running judicial reviews and a proven ability to develop cases and ideas independently - either in legal aid or the corporate sector.

PLP is a growing and lawyer-led access to justice charity, which was founded in 1991. Our vision is a world in which individual rights are respected and public bodies act fairly and lawfully. We act directly for individuals, and are regularly instructed by law firms, lawyers’ groups, such as the Law Centres Network, NGOs and other public interest organisations. We work consistently at the leading edge of access to justice issues and there is always lots of scope for development. Recent high-profile cases have engaged with diverse issues such as Home Office removals policy, funding for advice services and legal aid, and the recent prorogation of Parliament. 

PLP funding comes from a range of sources, including legal aid and charitable grants. Our mixed funding model gives the organisation financial security and stability and means that our lawyers are able to work creatively to achievable income targets.

Salary: £36,187 per annum, pro rata, up to 4 years qualified, more if over 4 years qualified.

Hours: The job is available full time (35 hours per week) or part time, although our starting point is an expectation of (around) four days a week minimum commitment, subject to negotiation.

Contract: Permanent.

Deadline: the deadline for the application is Monday 25th January 2021 at 11.59pm.

How to apply: For more information the recruitment pack and application form please visit

https://publiclawproject.org.uk/lawyer/