Legal Development Officer/ paralegal

Overview of post

To improve access to justice for Gypsy, Traveller and Roma (GTR) communities in England and Wales, Traveller Movement is establishing an Equality and Social Justice Unit (ESJU) to challenge discrimination and advance the human rights of GTR individuals/communities through advocacy, grassroots capacity building & training, and strategic litigation. TM is seeking a paralegal to develop the ESJU’s work which will initially focus on challenging hate speech/crime and discrimination in service provision, education, policing and criminal justice. A commitment to working for equality and justice for GTR communities is essential. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience of giving advice on equality/anti-discrimination and human rights law is desirable.

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