RECRUITMENT

Current Vacancies

Solicitor to join the Actions Against the Police and Public Law Department

Imran Khan and Partners is recruiting a passionate and highly motivated lawyer, with 0-2 years PQE, to undertake public and private law litigation, inquests, public inquiries, complaints, professional discipline and regulatory work. 

The successful candidate will be expected to manage and develop their own caseload within the firm’s overall civil rights focus and with support from colleagues.

 

The firm prides itself on its ability to share skills, offer effective supervision and develop its solicitors; however this will be a busy post and the successful candidate will need to inspire us with the confidence that they can take responsibility for the day-to-day conduct of their caseload. 

 

Person specification

  1. Experience of litigating against state agencies  and private bodies in private and public law litigation

  2. Proven commitment to civil liberties, social justice and publicly funded legal representation

  3. Ability to identify and develop public law challenges

  4. Excellent communication skills, including with the firm's client group

Equality & Diversity

Imran Khan and Partners is an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and our wider profession.  Applications from candidates who are BME, have a disability or who are from a less privileged background are particularly encouraged.

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, please provide a detailed covering letter and CV, which  should be returned by email to Ms Balvinder Gill on bgill@ikpsolicitors.com. The closing date is 30 November 2021.

Paralegal to join the Human Rights and Civil liberties department

We are seeking to recruit a paralegal/caseworker to join our successful team which is highly regarded and rated as a national leader in all aspects of human rights and civil liberties law.   There is the possibility that this position could lead to a training contract at a later date.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The role will consist of assisting the fee earners in the team with case preparation, including administrative tasks, legal research, client liaison, drafting statements, processing evidence, collating and ordering documentation / evidence, attending conferences and court, preparing application forms, evidence and uploads, assisting with legal aid applications and preparing files for legal aid billing.  From time to time the post holder may be asked to assist other members of the team.

You will need to:

  • be highly motivated, proactive, self-servicing, enthusiastic,

  • have excellent communication, organisation and administrative skills,

  • have a flexible and professional attitude,

  • be able to work on confidential matters and under pressure together with a keen eye for detail.

  • Preferably have completed the LPC

Equality & Diversity

IKP is an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and our wider profession.  Applications from candidates who are BME, have a disability or who are from a less privileged background are particularly encouraged.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying please complete send your CV and a covering letter to Ms Balvinder Gill on bgill@ikpsolicitors.com. The closing date is 30 November 2021.