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ASAP is Recruiting for a Legal Advisor, Policy and Research Officer

Do you believe in access to justice?

Are you committed to reducing destitution amongst those seeking safety in the UK?

Are you an experienced legal advisor with skills in statistical analysis?

This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting and well respected organisation and make a real difference to the lives of persons seeking asylum across the UK. ASAP is a small national charity based in East London which punches well above its weight. We are the leading experts in asylum support law and exist to reduce destitution amongst asylum seekers by protecting their legal rights to food and shelter.

We are a team of 10 employed staff and over 45 volunteer solicitor and barrister advocates, carrying out the following activities:

 You can find further information about ASAP’s work from our annual reports and our strategic plan available on our website at

 Details of the post:

 The closing date for applications is 23:59 Sunday 11th April 2021

Interviews will take place on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th April 2021 by zoom  

 We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from those with lived experience of seeking asylum, and from diverse applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or pregnancy/maternity leave status.

 Please email completed application forms to with the header PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL. Please note WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVs

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the post, please contact Marie-Anne Fishwick on


Legal Advisor Policy and Research Officer Application Pack March 2021