EHRAC Lawyer (maternity cover)

Closing date: 10 Jul 2016

The European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC), based at Middlesex University in London, is inviting applications for the position of Lawyer within our legal team. This is a fixed-term post, to provide cover for an EHRAC Lawyer, who is on maternity leave from September 2016 for at least 10 months. The exact date of termination of this contract will depend on the date of the substantive postholder’s return to work. The full job description and application form can be downloaded below.

Overall purpose:

i) To mentor EHRAC’s partner lawyers in litigating international human rights cases before the European Court of Human Rights and other international human rights bodies by means of litigation support, capacity building, advocacy, training and advisory/drafting work as appropriate.

ii) To act as a link between EHRAC’s operations team and legal team in order to ensure the efficient functioning of and communication between both teams and the organisation as a whole. To provide legal expertise and information, as required, to the operations team with respect to publications and reports.

iii) Must be able and prepared to travel to EHRAC’s target countries and to other countries within the Council of Europe as required.

If you wish to discuss the job in further detail please contact Jess Gavron on (020) 8411 2828 (or Kate Levine on 020 8411 4520).

The deadline for applications is 10 July 2016. All applications should be sent to recruit1@mdx.ac.uk and NOT to EHRAC.