Justice First Fellowship – Trainee Solicitor Opportunity
Do you want to be a human rights lawyer? We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the opportunity to host a trainee solicitor through The Legal Education Foundation’s Justice First Fellowship Scheme.
The Scheme was established in 2014 to support the next generation of students committed to public interest and social justice issues who want to pursue a career in social welfare law.
You will have the opportunity to work across our innovative social justice collaborations, including our Scottish Refugee & Migrant Centre, and our Anti-Trafficking & Exploitation Centre. You will use human rights law and human rights based approaches to target social justice issues, and you will also have the opportunity to develop your own specialist legal project for JRS working under the expert guidance and supervision of our management team.
Applications are open and close on 17 September 2018, and the successful candidate with commence work in January 2019.
To find out more and to apply, go to the Legal Education Foundation website here.
We host interns and work experience students at our Glasgow and Edinburgh offices, throughout the year. We normally ask for a minimum commitment of time, over a fixed number of weeks or months, and offer reasonable travel expenses in exchange.
We are not currently recruiting, but will post further information about future opportunities to work with us here.
JustRight Pro Bono
We are also grateful for the support of fellow solicitors, and other professionals, who have generously given their time and skills to further our work. We occasionally require specialist professional advice and services, are open to offers of assistance, or a proposal to collaborate on a specific piece of work.
To make enquiries about an internship, work experience placement, or pro bono project with us, please get in touch using our contact form .