GRADUATE INTERN WANTED FOR THE PERIOD: 15 JANUARY  – 30 MARCH 2018

Intern commitment = 4 days per week for 12 weeks.

Applications by CV and deadline for receipt is 5.00 p.m. Friday 5 January 2018.

We confirm there are no career prospects attached to these positions.  The intern post is designed to give exposure to legal graduates who want some insight and experience of social welfare work and an appreciation of a legal specialist funded charity and how it works.  It is ideally suited to those currently seeking posts as trainee solicitors or pupil barristers.

We will not prioritise qualified solicitors or barristers given the nature of the role.

We are particularly interested in those who have completed the:

  • BPTC or equivalent
  • Legal Practice Course or equivalent
  • LLB or Graduate Diploma in Law (and not currently studying).
  • Live within reasonable travel distance of the Centre (London NW5 3LQ)

Ideally the interns will be expected to meet the following criteria:

  • High quality standards of written and spoken English
  • An appreciation and acceptance of cultural diversity
  • Experience of interacting directly with people at various levels
  • Willingness to be flexible
  • Willingness to undertake routine and administrative tasks in connection with caseworking when required;
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Confidentiality
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work under supervision and to follow directions as and when directed;
  • Can commit to the position 4 full days per week.

The Law Centre’s business hours are 10.00 – 5.30 p.m. Monday to Friday with an hour’s lunch.

We operate an Equal Opportunities policy and expect that all prospective candidates will be familiar with this at the time of contacting us.

There is a daily stipend (food and travel) for the 4 day per week posts.

You can register your interest by submitting a copy of your cv on or by Friday 5th January 2018 5pm to admin@cclc.org.uk.

We aim to have interviews week commencing 8 January 2018.

For clarity all applicants must be present in the UK at the time of the interviews.  Interviews will not be conducted by Skype.

For more information (please be brief) email sean@cclc.org.uk

Please ensure you appreciate that the start date for genuinely interested candidates is on or around Monday 15 January 2018 (we can be flexible within reasonable limits).

 

Trustees Wanted

Camden Community Law Centre is seeking new trustees to join its Management Committee. We are currently looking for people with relevant experience in the areas of finance, fundraising, marketing and publicity and organisational change who have some experience of governance in a medium-sized organisation with a mix of different funding streams.

For more information please contact our Director Sean Canning, at sean@cclc.org.uk or 0207 284 6516 in the first instance.

 

 

CCLC’S DEREK BERNARDI WRITES FOR THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Read Derek Bernardi’s article in The Guardian about the worrying and growing trend of local councils refusing homeless applications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCLC’S ANNIE CAMPBELL INTERVIEWED ON CHANNEL 4’s DISPATCHES PROGRAMME 


On the 26th of June 2017, CCLC’s Annie Campbell was interviewed for Channel 4’s Dispatches programme. The programme focused on an invesitgation carried out by dispatches, which found that the hundreds of thousands of passport-less children being thrown into a legal limbo in the wake of Brexit. The programme also explored claims that the Home Office is obstructive in processing children’s citizenship applications. Read more HERE.

LONDON LEGAL WALK 2017

On the 22nd of May 2017, staff and volunteers completed the 10km annual walk organised by the London Legal Support Trust. By sponsoring us you will help to support us in continuing to reduce homelessness, improve housing conditions, help families who are subject to no recourse to public funds restrictions and secure the benefits vulnerable clients are entitled to. You can sponsor us HERE.