Pro Bono Coordinator

The University of Law

The University of Law is the UK’s leading provider of legal education and training, working right at the heart of the legal profession.  We bring together teaching of the highest quality, a focus on practical skills and innovative learning styles to deliver perfect preparation for life in legal practice and ongoing professional development.

We currently have a vacancy within our Employability team which plays a key part in our commitment to and delivery of Pro Bono at our Leeds centre.

Working alongside our existing Pro Bono Coordinator, you will take responsibility for coordinating, reviewing and reporting on the Pro bono activities at the Leeds Centre for the BPTC LLM programme.

You will supervise Pro bono cases for a minimum of 35 students who will work in teams of 2 or 3 taking on 2 or 3 cases per team throughout an academic year. There will also be a need to mark reflective portfolios and liaise with partners who can provide client referrals/working with us on projects.

For this role you will need to be a qualified solicitor or barrister with at least 3 years post qualification experience and a practising certificate. You will ideally have experience of, or a genuine interest in pro bono delivery or clinical education and have experience of managing trainees.

We offer an excellent range of benefits including 30 days annual leave, private medical scheme, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, season ticket travel loans and childcare vouchers.

This is a part-time position requiring 21 hours per week, ideally over three days.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, 31st August 2017

Please visit our website at for further information and to complete an application form.  CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please.

ULaw is committed to Equal Opportunities. Please note that for non-EU applicants, we are not able to provide a certificate of sponsorship/visa for this job.

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