Call for Applications: Legal Trainee – UK Project

Published on Wed Jun 09 2021 - modified on Tue Jun 22 2021

We are presently seeking a legal trainee for our UK project work. The position will be based at the ELSC office in Amsterdam.

As a legal trainee, you will work to develop legal memos, strategy, conduct research and assist clients on their rights as well as monitor developments of attacks against advocates for Palestinian rights in the UK. The work is conducted in partnership with human rights lawyers and NGOs of different European countries.

As part of our UK strategy to monitor, defend and empower Palestinian rights advocates, in this role, you will: a) assist the UK Country Officer with research to monitor the repression of Palestinian rights advocates in the UK; b) provide legal advice to ELSC clients on their rights under national (UK) and regional human rights law; c) develop strategies and guides to defend those affected by restrictive policies d) analyse relevant legislation and jurisprudence under British and EU law regarding cases of limits to freedom of expression and human rights advocacy.

Applications should be sent to by no later than 18:00 CET on 30 June, including a CV, cover letter and short writing sample (max 1000 words) on a topic related to the work of the ELSC.

Read the full requirements and vacancy here.

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