We are looking for a new Head of Casework to lead our legal advice and representation programme and head up our brilliant casework team. This is a unique and hugely rewarding role, overseeing the delivery of high-quality legal services that increase access to public law remedies.

We are seeking a qualified solicitor with practical experience of conducting complex judicial review litigation. You will be a thoughtful leader, able to provide clear, supportive and positive management to an expert legal team. You will have the ability to contribute to the longer-term strategic direction of PLP and to translate ideas into specific and workable projects. Public Law Project (PLP) supports flexible working practices and will consider part-time hours and/or job sharing for the right candidate. 

PLP exists to ensure that state decision-making is fair and lawful, and that each person has the power to hold public bodies to account. Since its inception PLP has played an active role in the development of public law and has helped other lawyers and advice agencies to use public law principles and redress mechanisms to help many of the most vulnerable in society. Our mission is implemented through our organisational programmes, namely legal advice and representation, research, policy advocacy, communications and influencing and training events.

PLP is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident Employer.

As part of our commitment to recruit fairly we use anonymised-selection processes until interview, offer additional interview opportunities to the highest-scoring candidates from under-represented communities, and use ‘tie-breaker’ provisions at all stages of our selection process.

To apply please complete the application form which accompanies the information pack and send it to hr@publiclawproject.org.uk.

The deadline for applications is 11.59pm on Monday 23 May 2022