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Job Post – Legal Adviser – Cornwall

 Job Vacancy:       Legal Adviser – Cornwall


Please note that appointment to this post is subject to confirmation of funding expected in September 2020


37.5 hours per week • £24,570 plus 3% employer’s pension contribution • Reporting to and supervised by Legal Services Manager • Based at Citizens Advice Cornwall (choice of Truro or Bodmin) and/or at home • Financial assistance with fees to qualify as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives • Fixed term from 1 October 2020 to 30 June 2022 with potential for extension depending on further funding


Citizens Advice Teignbridge is awaiting confirmation from the Access to Justice Foundation of a Legal Support for Litigants in Person Grant for the period October 2020 to June 2022.  In partnership with Citizens Advice Cornwall, we are seeking a full-time Legal Adviser for the period of the project to provide a legal advice consultancy service to clients in Cornwall and to assist with the development of a legal services network across Devon and Cornwall.


In view of the specialist nature of the role, the successful candidate must:


  • Be in possession of a qualifying law degree
  • Have experience of providing advice (with experience in one or more of family law, employment law or welfare benefits law being desirable)


Please address any queries to: jacob.pritchard@citizensadviceteignbridge.org.uk


For an application form, please email: vincent.willson@citizensadviceteignbridge.org.uk


Deadline for applications:             1st September 2020 noon


Interview date:                                 8th September 2020 via Zoom

Post expires at 12:00pm on Tuesday September 1st, 2020