Deighton Pierce Glynn – Lawyer (Grade A) Maternity Locum

Posted on 2nd February 2021
Type Contract, Temporary
Specialism Private Law, Public Law
Deadline 26th February 2021

Job Description

Apply here by 26 February 2021

DPG is a legal aid firm known for high profile civil liberties & human rights litigation. We do cases that we think matter and which make a difference either to groups or individuals. We have a friendly team of staff committed to the work we do and to making the firm a great place to work.

Our aim is to create a financially sustainable firm that enables us to use the law to empower our clients to hold the state & those with power to account for its actions and inactions, to fight for human rights, to challenge discrimination and environmental abuses. We aim to do this by working together as a team in accordance with our values which are central to the work we do.

Our values are:

  • Respect
  • Fairness and openness
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Promoting equal opportunity and empowering each other to fulfil their potential

& by having these values, creating a firm that survives and thrives.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the DPG Team working on and developing an interesting caseload of public and private law claims.

This vacancy is for someone to work as a Maternity Locum to cover a Grade A fee earners caseload. The work will involve unlawful detention compensation claims and public law judicial reviews with the possibility of working on Windrush compensation claims. The post will start on / shortly after March 2021 and will last for one year. We are open to applicants based in either Bristol or London. We have a flexible working policy and would be open to part time working for the right candidate. We are looking for a solicitor or barrister. We have a competitive salary scale which reflects level of expertise.

We know that diversity makes us a better law firm and helps us attract the best talent, drive innovation with diversity of thought, and deliver the best service to our clients. We recruit on the basis of merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, race or ethnicity, marital status, religion, sex, sexual orientation. We particularly welcome black applicants to apply for this role.

Full details of the job and person specification can be found in the application form here.

How to apply

Please complete all parts of the application form  linked above and return to us by email to:  Please quote the job reference 2021/02/BRSO in the subject line of your email.

Closing date: 4 pm, Friday, 26 February 2021. Applications received after this time cannot be considered.

Interviews: Suitable candidates will be invited to attend a skills test and interview in the week commencing 1 March 2021.

Apply here by 26 February 2021

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