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Legal Caseworker - Internship

National Centre for Domestic Violence
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Hybrid Work
£10,499 - £10,500 a year
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Job Description

Legal Caseworker Internship

National Centre for Domestic Violence is a not for profit organisation helping victims of domestic abuse and violence obtain injunctions against their perpetrators.

We are looking for law students who have completed their 2nd year at University and looking for a gap year, and has an interest in Family Law to come and join our team for a 30 week placement starting in January or February 2024.


The role is working in our Pro Bono team speaking with applicants, drafting witness statements and filling in court documents for Non Molestation Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders and Occupation Orders.

The role will be based in our Guildford offices so travel to the offices each day is required, the hours are Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm with a 1 hour lunch.

This position is working within our Pro Bono department helping victims of Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence with their witness statement and court application forms. You will be speaking with applicants on a daily basis so you must have a good telephone manner and able to draft witness statements (full training will be given).

As well as statement drafting you will also help on our Helpline taking initial calls into the office assessing each applicant on their means and merits.

This position will help you in determining what legal route you wish to take after you have graduated, however it will give you some fantastic skills in speaking with clients, drafting court paperwork and good legal knowledge in Family Law.

Once you have graduated from University we will offer all our Interns an opportunity to come back and work with us as a Trainee Paralegal with the view to progress to our sister company National Legal Service where you can work towards a training contract or you’re SQE and become a fully qualified Solicitor.

Please note that this role is only open to students who have completed their 2nd year in Law and taking a gap year, we will not accept applications for anyone who has already graduated.

The salary for this position is paying a base salary of £10,500 pro rota

Job Types: Full-time, Internship
Contract length: 12 months

Pay: £10,499.00-£10,500.00 per year


  • Free parking


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Application question(s):

  • Are you studying Law and looking for an internship for your gap year? you must of completed your 2nd year in University in Law.
  • Are you able to work full time Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm from our Guildford office? This is a Full time position we will not offer anything below these hours!
  • Are you able to travel to the Guildford Offices on a daily basis? please only apply if you can commit to this, we will not consider applications for those willing to relocate.

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Intern

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