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Call for Applications: UK Legal Officer

Published on Wed Mar 16 2022 - modified on Mon Dec 12 2022

The ELSC is seeking a Legal Officer based in the UK to carry out ELSC’s activities in the UK and expand its team.

The UK Legal Officer will be responsible for overseeing all cases and projects emanating from the UK. The role will cover five main areas of work:

a) overseeing casework and research on the repression of Palestinian rights advocates in the UK;

b) providing legal advice to ELSC clients on their rights under UK domestic law and European human rights law;

c) developing strategies and guides to defend those affected by restrictive policies;

d) analysing relevant legislation and jurisprudence under UK and EU law; and

e) organising and participating in workshops and advocacy events.

To read the full job description, please click here.

To apply for this position, send your CV, a one-page cover letter outlining why you want to work for the ELSC and how you meet our requirements, and a legal writing sample, in English, to with the subject line “ELSC UK Legal Officer Application” by Sunday 17 April.

Picture: Flag – Great Britain (cropped) Cc Vaughan Leiberum

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