London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Full Time

Job role insights

  • Date posted

    April 15, 2024

  • Closing date

    May 30, 2024

  • Offered salary

    Min:£65,000/year

  • Career level

    Senior

  • Qualification

    Degree

  • Experience

    3 - 5 Years

Description

Job Title: Human Rights Lawyer

About Us: Our client is a leading legal advocacy firm dedicated to promoting and defending human rights across various sectors. We specialize in providing expert legal counsel and representation to individuals, organizations, and communities facing human rights challenges. With a strong commitment to justice and equality, our team works tirelessly to uphold fundamental rights and freedoms.

About the Role: Our client is searching for an experienced Human Rights Lawyer to join their dynamic team in London. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of post-qualification experience in human rights law, with a proven track record of handling complex cases and advocating for justice. As a Human Rights Lawyer, you will play a pivotal role in researching, analyzing, and litigating human rights issues, both domestically and internationally. You will collaborate closely with clients, stakeholders, and colleagues to develop strategic legal approaches and drive positive outcomes.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting legal research on human rights issues and relevant case law
  • Drafting legal documents, including briefs, petitions, and submissions to courts and tribunals
  • Representing clients in court proceedings, hearings, and negotiations
  • Providing expert legal advice and guidance to clients on human rights matters
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, partner organizations, and other stakeholders
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of advocacy campaigns and initiatives
  • Staying abreast of legal developments and trends in human rights law

About You:

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister with a minimum of 5 years of post-qualification experience in human rights law
  • Strong knowledge of domestic and international human rights frameworks, conventions, and jurisprudence
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and advocacy skills
  • Proven ability to handle a diverse caseload and work effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equality, and human rights principles
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Fluency in English; additional language skills are desirable but not essential

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Generous holiday allowance and flexible working arrangements
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Meaningful and impactful work with the opportunity to make a difference
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including pension contributions and health insurance

If you are passionate about human rights and looking to join a dynamic team dedicated to making a positive impact, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and motivations for applying.

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