Lawstop – Solicitors: Retraining scheme

Solicitors – Retraining Scheme

Looking for a new challenge or just feel it’s time for a change? You may feel it’s too late to change your specialism, but think again! Lawstop, a dynamic law firm with offices nationwide, have an exciting opportunity for a number of talented lawyers looking to retrain to join our team. We can offer flexible positions in Housing, Community Care, Public and Education law. Solicitors will receive extensive training and support from our team.

The retraining programme is open to solicitors from all fields who are passionate about social justice. At Lawstop, we are dedicated advocates for individuals and their families with housing, social care, health and educational needs.  Some recent exciting challenges include R(Ncube) v Brighton and Hove City Council (2021) EWHC 578 (Admin)Uduezue v Bexley LBC (2023) EWCA Civ 322, and R (Cort) v. London Borough of Lambeth [2022] EWHC 1085 (Admin). We hold legal aid contracts around the country, but also undertake private work. 

This role will suit an experienced and self-motivated individual with excellent communication and drafting skills. You will be highly organised, resilient and work well under pressure. Patience and tact are necessary as you will be assisting vulnerable people whose welfare is our priority.

If you are looking for an incredibly rewarding and interesting career change, please provide your CV and covering letter to Mary Bennett at We offer flexible working packages and a negotiable salary.

Starting salary: £34k, dependent on experience and negotiable