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All ASAP vacancies are posted here. Please see below for information about current recruitment. We are not currently recruiting.

Duty Scheme Volunteering

Please note that duty scheme volunteer opportunities are not suitable for students.

Solicitors: Solicitors are recruited on an annual basis to participate in our duty scheme for free legal representation at the Asylum Support Tribunal through agreements between ASAP and law firms. If you would like to discuss the possibility of your firm joining our scheme please contact us and choose “volunteering/duty scheme.”

Barristers: ASAP recruits barristers on an annual basis who can help us with our Duty Scheme at the First-tier Tribunal (Asylum Support), London. The Duty Scheme provides free legal representation for asylum seekers who are otherwise unrepresented during their asylum support appeal hearings. If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting volunteering opportunity, please send an email to office@asaproject.org.uk and anna@asaproject.org.uk and put “FAO Duty Scheme Coordinator” in the subject line. You need to have your own insurance and court/tribunal advocacy experience.


Office volunteering / internship

ASAP is looking for a new volunteer to join our team in East London.

The role will assist with the running of ASAP’s Duty Scheme which provides free legal advice and representation to destitute asylum seekers appealing a refusal or discontinuation of asylum support. There are currently over 45 Solicitors and Barristers plus 4 ASAP legal advisors providing this service.

We are looking for someone interested in protecting the rights of asylum seekers to access support and who is happy to help with the administration related to making sure the duty scheme runs smoothly.

We can cover travel and lunch expenses.

Please see Job Description here.

If you are interested and can spare 2 days a week for at least 4 months please contact hazel@asaproject.org.uk or call her on 020 3716 0284 for a further chat or send in your CV and covering letter.