Posted on 29th January 2021
Type Full Time
Deadline 26th February 2021

Job Description

Deighton Pierce Glynn – Paralegal with a view to a training contract/the equivalent

Apply here by 26 February 2021

  • Housing cases, Judicial Review and private law County Court claims
  • Salary: £23,345
  • London

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.

The role will be supporting two solicitors with running their caseload. The successful candidate will work with Rebecca Bahar on housing cases and with Lorna Barron on a range of Judicial Review and private law County Court claims including immigration detention, discrimination, trafficking and supporting migrants to access adequate housing and support.

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 experience 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 person specification can be found in the application form below, and the job description can be found here.

How to apply

Please complete all parts of the application form and return to us by:



Post: Deighton Pierce Glynn, Att. Annette Webb, 382 City Road, London EC1V 2QA

Please quote the job reference 2021/01/LONPL in the subject line.

Closing date: 8 am on 26th 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  8th March 2021.

Apply here by 26 February 2021

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