We are looking for a full-time paralegal to assist our solicitors with case work and the operation of the CWJ legal reference panel. Some experience of working in a legal aid practice and an understanding of issues around violence against women and girls is required.

Please send your CV of your case work experience in the field of AAP and /or Public Law, together with a short essay or blog piece of no more than 500 words on ‘why do we need to hold the state to account on violence against women and girls?’.

Salary £22,000 p.a Job Description.pdf Person Specification.pdf

Please email applications to Nic Mainwood by 22nd December 2018.


Legal Reference Panel Members 

Are you interested in being on our reference panel?  We are looking for lawyers with expertise and interest in bringing cases against state agencies including the police and other criminal justice agencies, with an understanding of issues facing women undergoing male violence.  We are also interested to hear from criminal defence solicitors.  If you are on the CWJ panel you would potentially be available to receive referrals of cases in this area as well as be willing to provide pro bono telephone advice to frontline advocates providing support to women victims of violence.

If interested, please complete a form here


Consultant opportunities

We are interested in receiving expressions of interest from lawyers and others with an understanding of challenging the state against violence against women, who may be able to design and deliver training to frontline advocates and in other ways contribute to the work and development of CWJ.  If interested please provide your cv and a short letter indicating what assistance you may be able to offer. Email to