VACANCY: Civil casework solicitor (CLAO Inverness)

The Civil Legal Assistance Office (CLAO) is looking for a talented social welfare solicitor to join our established specialist team in Inverness.

We are the largest group of legal aid practitioners in the Highlands. Concentrating on the rights of people who are disadvantaged we represent clients in Highland, Moray, Western Isles, Orkney and Shetlands.

With a full, post-qualified and unrestricted practising certificate from the Law Society of Scotland and a full, clean driving licence, you will have solid experience in Housing Law; and excellent technical skills with particular expertise in publicly funded work. You should be highly organised with strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to the delivery of social welfare law. Additional experience in child protection and mental health law would be highly advantageous.

In return our benefits package includes a competitive holiday entitlement and a contributory defined benefit pension scheme. Relocation expenses may also be available in some circumstances.

Find out more and how to apply here. The deadline for applications is Monday 21 January.