Legal Officer (Employment Law)

We are looking for a qualified woman* solicitor or barrister with experience of employment law to deliver our vital legal services for women as part of our employment law team.

The Legal Officer (Employment law) is responsible for delivery of Rights of Women’s core services including providing legal advice on our telephone advice lines, delivering training and writing publications. She also contributes to Rights of Women’s policy work. Specifically, she is responsible for the assistance of the implementation and delivery of a project funded by the Rosa Justice and Equality Fund for women who have been sexually harassed in the workplace.

Salary: Pro-rata of full-time equivalent (35 hours) rate per annum £34,581 Gross Pay plus 3% pension contribution

Conditions: 21 hours per week (3 days)

Holiday entitlement: Pro-rata of 25 days annual leave plus public holidays per annum [FTE rate]

Location: Home-based. Possibility of occasional travel requirement in the future across England and Wales, after lockdown restrictions are eased, for meetings or delivery of training.

Line Manager: Senior Legal Officer (Employment law)

Duration: Fixed term until 31 March 2021. Possibility of extension, subject to funding.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 7th July 12pm (midday)

Start date: Immediate start or shortly after, negotiable based on notice period required

Interview dates: Anticipated as Tuesday 14th July 2020 via an online platform.

*Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 Part I) applies


Contact us at:

Rights of Women,
52-54 Featherstone Street,
London, EC1Y 8RT.
Administration: 020 7251 6575