Social Welfare Paralegal

We are looking for a paralegal to support our housing, community care and public law solicitors based in our Whitechapel office. The role involves dealing with new client enquiries; assisting with casework advice and litigation; and some administrative tasks. The majority of our work is funded by legal aid.

You will be working in a team committed to social justice. Our reputation for good quality advice and representation has been recognised by Chambers and Partners (where our team is ranked in Band 2) and the Legal 500 (Tier 3).

Our staff are without doubt our best asset and we reward performance, provide flexible working practices and positively encourage every individual’s contribution as to how we deliver services. We are market leaders in legal sector IT infrastructure systems and billing. As acknowledged in our Lexcel accreditation, we offer excellent support and training opportunities.

You will need to share our passion for access to justice and it would be advantageous to have had some experience of working within an organisation delivering housing or community care law advice..

For full job requirements please see the information pack available on our website.

Hours: full-time – a minimum of 35 hours per week.

Salary: £21,000 pa; 23 days annual leave.

Starting date: January 2020

For further information and to apply visit  http://www.tvedwards.com/site/careers/opportunities

Note we will not process any applications where a TV Edwards application form has not been completed

Completed application forms together with an equality monitoring form must be sent by email to: nicola.senior@tvedwards.com

The closing date for applications is 9.30am Monday 9 December 2019.

TV Edwards is an equal opportunities employer