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We are an expanding claimant practice specialising in public law and human rights, civil actions against the police and other public bodies, inquests and community care/migrant rights cases. We are campaigning lawyers with a commitment to social justice issues and legal aid.

Vacancies

TWO TRAINEE SOLICITORS – Human Rights Specialist Law Firm

Location – Finchley London N12

  • Full-time role – 9.30-5.30 [35 hours per week].
  • Starting summer 2020
  • Salary range £22,000 per annum.

 

We are seeking 2 enthusiastic Trainee Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executives to join the firm. Training positions are available at our North London office based in Finchley.

The role

Our Trainees will undertake seats within our Civil Claim teams and Public law teams We offer excellent training with trainees having a lot responsibility and client contact.

The work is varied and will involve undertaking a range of activity including legal research, assisting with case preparation, completing legal aid funding applications, attendance in client meetings, conferences and at Court, taking witness evidence, drafting instructions and correspondence to clients, court and defendants and billing assistance. It will also include administrative work such as document and file management. Further details of the role can be found in the job description

Skills and Experience

We are looking for dynamic yet methodical thinkers with a keen eye for detail. Previous paralegal experience is desirable, and experience or a demonstrable commitment to the areas of law we practise is desirable. Knowledge of legal aid procedures is also an advantage. Strong administrative and organisation skills are required, and previous experience of working in an office is essential. Please see the person specification for further details. Trainee JD & Person Spec 2020

Application process

Applications should be made on the form supplied Matthew Gold Application Form – Trainee Solicitor (CVs will not be accepted):

By email to: matthewgoldvacancy@matthewgold.co.uk, OR

By post to: Matthew Gold & Company Limited, 1st Floor, 2D Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8AF.

Closing date: 20th March 2020

We regret that due to the volume of applications we tend to receive, we cannot guarantee feedback to all unsuccessful candidates.

FULL TIME PARALEGAL- Human Rights Specialist Law Firm

  • Location – Finchley London N12
  • Full-time role – 9.30-5.30 [35 hours per week]. 
  • Starting Spring 2020
  • Salary range £20,000 per annum.

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic paralegal to join our civil claims and/or public law department to work alongside our experienced Solicitors in our London office.

The role

Our paralegals support all fee earners in claims including police and prison law actions, inquests, protest rights, equality and discrimination challenges together with information law, judicial review and other public law challenges. The work is varied and your work will consist of a mix of legal and administrative work. The role will involve undertaking legal research and assisting with case preparation, completing legal aid funding applications, taking witness evidence, and billing assistance. It will also include administrative work such as document and file management and taking new enquiries.

Skills and Experience

We are looking for methodical thinkers with a keen eye for detail. Previous legal experience, particularly in the areas of law we practise is desirable. Knowledge of legal aid procedures is also an advantage. Strong administrative and organisation skills are required, and previous experience of working in an office is essential. Further details can be found here: Paralegal Feb 2020 Advert and JD

Application process

Applications should be made on the form supplied Matthew Gold Application Form – Paralegal (CVs will not be accepted):

By email to: matthewgoldvacancy@matthewgold.co.uk, OR

By post to: Matthew Gold & Company Limited, 1st Floor, 2D Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8AF.

Closing date: 20th March 2020

We regret that due to the volume of applications we tend to receive, we cannot guarantee feedback to all unsuccessful candidates.