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Junior Public Law Solicitor – Environment

Good Law Project


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Join Good Law Practice to Shape a Better World with Your Legal Expertise


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Organisation summary

Good Law Practice is a pioneering, not-for-profit law firm dedicated to using legal expertise for positive global impact. As an SRA-regulated entity, we offer a dynamic, supportive environment within an innovative and growing team committed to justice and ethical practice.

Role Summary

  • Work under the guidance of a senior solicitor.
  • Be a part of a unique law firm at a crucial stage of growth.
  • Engage in meaningful litigation to foster practical, positive change.

Role Requirements

  • Qualified solicitor with litigation experience.
  • Background in public law; interest in environmental law preferred.
  • Additional expertise in areas such as corporate accountability, international law, or civil rights is beneficial.
  • Proactive attitude with a sense of adventure.
  • Adaptability to a fast-paced, evolving work environment.

Application Process Details

  • Submit a 3-page document including a CV, a detailed cover letter, and additional specified information.
  • Email the application to [email removed - click apply for more details] with the subject line “Junior Public Law Solicitor”.
  • Application deadline: 11:59pm, 24 March 2024.
  • Interviews expected week commencing 25 July 2022.

The organisation - Good Law Practice is a not-for-profit law firm that uses the law for a better world. We are independent and SRA-regulated. We are a relatively new organisation with a friendly, energetic, and motivated team.

The role - You will report to a senior solicitor. This is an exciting opportunity to join a unique law firm at an early stage of its development, and to help establish Practice as a go to firm for organisations that seek to make a positive and practical change to the world. The role requires a qualified solicitor, who has some experience of running their own litigation.

Job requirements - We are interested in hearing from lawyers who have a public law background and an interest in environmental law. We are also interested to hear from candidates who have other additional specialisms, including corporate accountability, international law, housing, education, protest, and civil rights. The successful candidate will be proactive, have a sense of adventure, and feel comfortable within a dynamic, rapid-paced environment.

Benefits - We offer excellent training and supervision where needed and the opportunity to progress. We provide generous benefits including enhanced pension contribution and private medical insurance, 25 days annual holidays plus public holidays.

Applications details - Please send us one 3-page document consisting of: your CV (max one page), your covering letter of no more than two pages outlining: why you are interested in the role, how you meet the requirements, what motivates you to work at Good Law Practice, how your skills and experience would make you a suitable candidate, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, where you found out about the job opportunity, include details of two referees, your current notice period, your availability for interviews which are likely to take place during week commencing 25 July 2022. Send your 3-page document to [email removed - click apply for more details] using the subject heading, “Junior Public Law Solicitor”. The deadline for application is 11.59pm 24 March 2024.

We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, LGBT or relationship status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex, or social class. We particularly welcome applications from racialised ethnic groups and those with lived experience of disadvantage. We guarantee to interview all applicants who consider themselves to have a disability provided they meet the essential criteria for the role.


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