TV Edwards Solicitors (East/South-West London) – Public Law (Migrant Support) Solicitor (3PQE Plus)

Are you passionate about ensuring access to justice for individuals against public
authorities? Are you ready to take the next step in your career to enhance our public law

We are looking for a Solicitor or Legal Executive who is able to meet the Legal Aid Agency
supervisor requirements to join our well-established and friendly social welfare department.
We act for clients in a range of private and public law matters covering housing, community
care, Court of Protection and migrant support issues. We are committed to acting for
individuals who want to enforce their rights against the state. We want to grow our migrant
support work in particular, and you will be a key part of that growth.

You will be experienced in all aspects of public law including judicial review proceedings.
Ideally, you will have recent experience of migrant support issues such as disputes about
accommodation and support with the Home Office and local authorities, age assessments,
leaving care duties and trafficking. We would especially welcome candidates who have
experience of damages claims against public authorities relating to migrant support.
You will need to share our commitment to access to justice, have good knowledge of the
legal aid scheme and have the skills to provide supervision to a growing team of junior
lawyers. You will have a desire to grow as a lawyer and enhance the department. Marketing
and networking skills are important to help to develop the team.

You will be working with colleagues specialising in housing, community care, Court of
Protection and public law. Our reputation for good quality advice and representation has
been recognised by Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. We are also proud to be
one of the Times’ Best Law Firms of 2023, commended for our administrative and public law

We offer excellent support and training opportunities to our staff, as acknowledged in our
Lexcel accreditation. We reward performance, provide flexible working practices and
positively encourage every individual’s contribution as to how we deliver services.
For full job requirements please see the information pack available on our website.

Staff benefits include:
– 25 days’ annual leave plus an additional day for your birthday
– Competitive pension scheme
– Performance-related bonus scheme
– Excellent career development programme
Hours: Full-time – 35 hours per week; 9.30am-5.30pm Monday–Friday (alternative working
arrangements including part-time hours will be considered)

Salary: From £38,000 dependent on experience and fee-earning track record
Anticipated start: as soon as possible

For further information and to apply visit:
Completed application form together with an equality monitoring questionnaire must be sent
by email to:
The closing date for applications is Monday 27 March 2023