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Tel: 020 7392 2953
Legal Administrators/Legal Assistants/Legal Receptionists
Accepting applications from: 14.03.18
Role type: Part Time
These positions are for students studying the LLB, LLM or law conversion course. You will gain experience in liaising directly with clients by telephone, email and in person.
Toynbee Hall’s Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC), founded in 1898, is the oldest surviving Free Legal Advice Centre in the world. Our primary aim is to give free, independent and quality assured advice to members of the local community who are most in need of it. The Free Legal Advice Centre is dependent on the generous contributions of volunteer lawyers, law postgraduates and law students, who give their time and expertise for free to provide the much-needed advice.
These positions are for students studying the LLB, LLM or law conversion course. You will gain experience in liaising directly with clients by telephone, email and in person. You may also get the opportunity to fill in basic forms with clients, under supervision. You will also be inputting casenotes on to our case management system.
We need 4 legal receptionists and a 5-10 legal administrators.
What you will gain
- This is an excellent opportunity to gain skills, knowledge and experience in dealing directly with clients
- You will get the opportunity to be part of the oldest pro bono law centre in the country and to shadow some of our experienced lawyers and corporate law partners.
- All our volunteers will also have access to all legal training provided by Law Works.
- We are able to provide travel expenses (off-peak up to zone 5) and for volunteers who attend for over 5 hours £5.00 lunch expenses.
You can see http://www.toynbeehall.org.uk/legal-advice to find out more about our service.
Who to Contact
Please return your completed volunteer application form to:
Free Legal Advice Centre Manager
t) 020 7392 2948
Please do also contact me should you have any queries or want to find out more about these opportunities.