Junior Solicitor Vacancy

Vacancy – Junior Solicitor (12 months Fixed Term Contract) Maritime House, London

A temporary vacancy has arisen for the post of Junior Solicitor within our Legal Department on a 12 month fixed term contract basis. The role is based at Maritime House in Clapham, London, providing high quality legal services to RMT and its members as part of a supportive and friendly Legal team.

To succeed in this new role you will:

• Be a qualified Solicitor with valid certification to practise law in England and Wales. • Have at least 2 years’ post qualification experience in practising industrial and employment law including handling cases in Employment Tribunal and conducting legal research. • Be able to build and develop solid working relationships with a diverse range of people. • Support the core principles of the RMT and the trade union movement. • Demonstrate a commitment and an understanding of the Union’s Equal Opportunity Policy.

The position attracts an annual salary of £49,381 per annum plus a London Allowance of £4,850 per annum for 34-hour week.

In addition we can offer you a friendly working environment, a final salary pension scheme, generous annual leave and assistance with travel to and from work up to a 40-mile limit. 

Applicants should complete the application form in full, using the appropriate sections to outline their suitability for the role. Please pay particular attention to the section entitled ‘Supporting Statement’ which gives all candidates an opportunity to provide detailed information regarding their skills, abilities, qualifications, experience and demonstrate how they meet the criteria as set out in the Person Specification. Please note, as we need the same range of information from all candidates, CVs or testimonials will not be accepted in place of an application form.

Please email your completed application form to rmtpersonnel@rmt.org.uk If you are unable to send it by email, please  mark your envelope ‘Private & Confidential’ and send it to Mr Scott Perkins, Personnel & Constitution Manager at the following address: RMT, Unity House, 39 Chalton Street, London, NW1 1JD. 

Applications should be returned by no later than 16.00 hours on Friday 7th June 2019. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

In accordance with our Equal Opportunities Statement, selection will be based solely on the criteria of merit, ability and relevant experience.

Application Form

Application Pack

Equal Opportunities Form