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Director & Head of Legal Practice

  • Flexible working, supporting a range of flexible working arrangements

  • Applications for those who wish to work part-time or to job-share welcome

  • Generous leave allowance at 30 days per calendar year

Springfield Advice & Law Centre is a community based legal practice and a registered charity. We were formed in 1982 when we were set up to serve the mental health community.  We are based mainly on the site of Springfield University Hospital Mental Health NHS Trust.  Springfield Law Centre is unique as a working model of a health justice partnership.

We are looking for a for a new Director & Head of Legal Practice to take forward this unique, niche Law Centre.  There is an opportunity for expanding the work of the Law Centre and showcasing the worth of health justice partnerships.  The current Director has been involved in the Law Centre for the last 18 years and has been the Director for a decade.  The Law Centre is restructuring, creating a new part-time role of Office Manager to assist the new Director with the administration of the Law Centre.

We are looking for an energetic and compassionate lawyer with a broad experience of either housing or community care casework and representation, who is capable of being a legal aid category supervisor in either area, who has the confidence to lead the team and to develop it so that we can continue to make a real difference within the community. 

Please send your completed application to

Springfield Advice & Law Centre

Open 13 February 2024
Closes30 June 2024,17:00
London (Wandsworth)
Permanent, Part Time, Full Time
up to £43,000
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Springfield Director Job Pack

Springfield Director & Head of Legal Practice - Application Form and Guidance Notes Feb 2024

Springfield Director & Head of Legal Practice - Equalities Monitoring Form