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The SLF Is Recruiting New Expert Panel Members

Expert Panel Members recruitment

Are you interested in being and an SLF Expert Panel member? The SLF is excited to announce it is recruiting 10 additional panel members.

About the role

The post provides an opportunity to contribute strategically to supporting the legal sector working on migrants' rights in the UK. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the broad concerns and themes from across the migration sector. Through your participation in Expert Panel meetings you will gain experience of reviewing legal arguments and strategy, providing expert advice and working in an advisory capacity to a small charity.

The Expert Panel comprises individuals with expertise in areas of immigration, asylum, nationality and public law, both in a legal and policy focused capacity.
The Expert Panel makes recommendations to ILPA about individual grant applications and advises on the strategic direction of the Strategic Legal Fund.

About you

The ideal candidate will be someone who wishes to make a positive contribution to the wider migration sector and is dedicated to the aims and objectives of the Strategic Legal Fund. Working knowledge of strategic litigation is not essential but you must be willing to learn, taking part in constructive discussion and be confident in your decision making abilities. You must be punctual, reliable and take a proactive approach to your voluntary commitments.

We would welcome applications from all legal practitioners and policy experts but we would particularly welcome applications from solicitors as we are currently lacking in this resource.

We strive to be an inclusive recruiter. We would particularly encourage applications from individuals from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds and also those from under-represented groups, including, but not limited to, people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

If you are interested in applying you can find more information and the application pack here