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Legal Adviser (Volunteer)

Location:   Colchester Salary:   Travel expenses up to the value of £10 per day Closing Date:   30/09/2020

Hours: At least 7 hour day per week

The Child Law Advice Service aims to provide legal information and advice to parents, carers and young people.

This is provided via free downloadable resources on our website and one to one legal advice with a Legal Adviser via the advice line or via email.

About the role

Following successful completion of CLAS’s Volunteer Training Programme; the purpose of this role is to support parents, carers and young people who are experiencing difficulties accessing legal advice and representation in the areas of Family, Child and Education law. You will join a team of experienced legal advisors responsible for providing legal advice via our telephone helpline.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the role, please contact us at

Due to limited resources, we will only be able to contact you if you have been short listed for interview.

Please see the CLAS Volunteer Legal Adviser Pack to understand more about the role.

To apply, please click on the 'apply now' button to be redirected to the application form.

Please note CVs will not be accepted as we only accept completed application forms.

Coram Children’s Legal Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and will require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Registered charity no. 281222.