Vacancy ID:
3817
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Leicester Law School
Vacancy terms:
Full time, fixed term to 15 July 2022
Salary details:
Internship - £17,899 per annum
Hours per week:
35
26 Sep 2021
About the role
In this role you will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience of working in a legal environment and, specifically, a university law clinic. You will gain experience of conducting client work, and managing your time, and will gain an understanding of how law clinics operate and are run. 

You will receive initial training in the running of the Clinic and the Clinic processes. Thereafter your role will include conducting your own case work, as well as assisting with the management of student pro bono work, supporting the clinic director in clinic business and carrying out administrative tasks to support the running of the clinic. 

You will benefit from significant on the job training and supervision by the Clinic director (a qualified solicitor) but will also be able to access the training and professional development opportunities offered by the University to its staff.

At the end of your period of training and experience, you will have gained a broad range of skills and experience of legal and administrative work, and will be well placed to apply for other legal roles, such as paralegal positions, training contracts and pupillages. 
About you
As a recent graduate (2020 or 2021) with an LLB law degree, with the motivation for a career in law, you will have experience of pro bono activities or university law clinic work. 

You will have high levels of accuracy and attention to detail, alongside excellent organisational and planning skills. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate the ability to use their initiative and judgement to resolve problems independently. 
Additional information
For informal enquiries, please contact Laura Bee on lb413@leicester.ac.uk

We anticipate that interviews will take place during week commencing 27 September 2021. 

The role will be based on campus in the University of Leicester Law School (although opportunities for home working may arise if desired)
 

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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