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EHRAC is looking for a legal intern, available to work in its office in Middlesex University two to four days per week for two to three months, for the period from May 9, 2016 to August 26, 2016.

Legal internships provide an opportunity to gain first-hand experience of strategic litigation using the European Court (with a focus on addressing systemic human rights violations in the post-Soviet region), and work on implementation of judgments from the Court.

EHRAC’s legal work includes research, litigation, advocacy and implementation activities, and the internship may be focused on supporting the legal team in some or all of these areas according to the needs of the team and the skills of the candidate.

Stipend

This internship is unpaid, however EHRAC will cover the cost of public transport within London zones 1-6 and lunch up to the value of £6 for each day spent in the office.

Eligibility

Students with a Master’s degree or equivalent, including study of human rights and professional or voluntary experience in a legal organisation.

Fluency in written and spoken English is required, while fluency in Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, Armenian or Azerbaijani is desirable.

Application Procedure

To apply send your CV, the names and contact details of two referees, a cover letter explaining your reasons for applying and confirming your availability, and a writing sample of no more than 2000 words to Kate Levine, EHRAC Lawyer at k.levine@mdx.ac.uk

Deadline

15th April, 2016.

Duration

Applications are invited for internships (2-3 months) between 9th May, 2016 and 26th August, 2016.

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