JustRight Scotland is seeking at least 4 interns to support the work of one of our centres of legal excellence:
You will work alongside the lawyers in one of our legal centres, assisting them with legal casework, research and administrative tasks.
As an intern, you will benefit from the opportunity to develop your knowledge and experience of human rights law and practice within an inclusive and innovative human rights organisation. You will have access to a high level of support, supervision and feedback from our team, allowing you to improve your casework and research skills over the course of your internship. You will also gain a unique insight into careers in the human rights sector.
Closing date: 5pm on Thursday 5th September 2019
Interviews: mid-September 2019 (provisional dates only)
Please click to see the role description, essential criteria, and application form.
Strategic Management Consultant – Invitation to Tender
JustRight Scotland are looking for a committed, dynamic and insightful individual to become a part of our team, as a Strategic Management Consultant. You will help to support the leadership role we play in the area of access to justice, by developing and strengthening the structures and systems that underpin our collaborative work, and helping us design and pilot solutions that reduce legal advice deserts across Scotland. You will also help us harness technology to make timely, expert legal advice and information on people’s rights more accessible for all.
This is an exciting new role with great scope to work creatively across a range of issues and to shape the development of a dynamic and independent charity.
Cost: This role is funded by The Legal Education Foundation and a maximum of £50,240 (including expenses and VAT) is available over a 2-year period (ending August 2021). We are expecting the consultant to work with us on a part-time basis.
Closing date: Close of business, Wednesday 21st August 2019
Interviews: week commencing Monday, 26th August 2019 (provisional dates only)
Please click to see the full Invitation to Tender here.
JustRight Board Members
JustRight Scotland are excited to announce that we are seeking to appoint at least three skilled and committed members of our Board of Trustees to help us to grow and develop. You will help us shape the future of our innovative charity. This important role involves sharing responsibility for JRS’ governance and strategy and ensuring the charity is administered effectively and in accordance with law.
Number of positions: At least 3
Term of appointment: 3 years, renewable
Location: Meetings in central Glasgow and central Edinburgh
Time commitment: Around 8 days per year comprising; attendance at meetings (weekday evenings and Saturdays), subject to the needs of the organisation, and reasonable email correspondence and preparation for meetings
Closing date: Midnight, Thursday 22nd August 2019
Interviews: 7th or 14th September 2019 (provisional dates only)
JustRight Pro Bono
We are also grateful for the support of fellow solicitors, and other professionals, who have generously given their time and skills to further our work. We occasionally require specialist professional advice and services, are open to offers of assistance, or a proposal to collaborate on a specific piece of work.
To make enquiries about an internship, work experience placement, or pro bono project with us, please get in touch using our contact form.