Vacancy: Civil Court Solicitor – Inverness

Vacancy: Civil Court Solicitor

We are currently seeking to recruit a skilled Court Solicitor for the Inverness Civil Legal Assistance Office within our Client Legal Services Directorate.

Civil Court Solicitor (Grade 5 or 6) – CLAO Inverness
Full time; permanent
Application deadline: Tuesday 30 May, midnight

The successful candidate will:

  • Manage you own caseload, report to and assist the Head of Office
  • Provide appropriate, timely and independent advice and representation
  • Participate in rotas to provide a duty service and second tier advice to partner agencies
  • Support managers and less experienced staff to ensure the delivery of complex casework services across the network
  • Provide training, guidance, information and opinions internally as well as to partner organisations
  • Form effective links and referral mechanisms with solicitors in private practice and partner agencies
  • Contribute to policy development on delivery of civil legal assistance.

About CLAO

CLAO, established in its current form in 2008, is a network of offices providing legal assistance and related services throughout Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, Highland and the Islands and Moray, Edinburgh and the Lothians, and Argyll and Bute. Our work is focused on the rights of people who face the most significant barriers to accessing justice and on tackling inequalities.

We carry out rewarding work that can have a considerable impact on clients’ lives.

How to apply

Full details about the post and online application are available on our recruitment portal (external link).

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