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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.


Public Law and/or Community Care Solicitor/Legal Executive (3-5 years PQE)

Maternity cover (9 month contract)

Matthew Gold and Co is a leading civil liberties and public law firm based in Central London (EC1V). We are campaigning lawyers with a commitment to legal aid work and undertake exclusively Claimant work.

We are seeking a dynamic and committed solicitor/legal executive to join our Public Law and Community Care team conducting judicial review litigation.

The successful applicant will have 3-5 years post qualification experience with solid public law experience in a range of practice areas.

This role is initially for maternity cover on a fixed-term 9 month contract but it has the potential to be extended into a permanent role.

The role will involve managing and developing your own judicial review caseload, particularly, in relation to migrant rights and/or criminal justice matters. Applications from lawyers with expertise in other public law areas and established referral sources also welcome.

The other responsibilities of the successful applicant will include supervising trainees and engaging in work to promote and develop MG&Co.

Closing date: 25th March

Interviews: Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 29th March

Start date: Position available from 12th April

Salary: Subject to experience in the range of £36,341 – £43,005

For more information and to apply please see the person specification and complete the application form available on the following links:

Person specifications for 3-5 PQE-March2021


Public Law Community Care SolicitorLegal Executive maternity cover application form


Completed application forms should be emailed to: