Lawyer

Submit until: 28/03/2017
Location: Thiva

Location: Thiva

Starting Date: ASAP

Status:  Full Time

Job purpose

SN is seeking for a qualified and experienced lawyer, dealing with a wide range of law matters, that people facing multiple discriminations and marginalities must address.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Direct legal aid: provide with legal information and advice individually or in group sessions;
  • Referrals: map needs, gaps and other services; refer cases to other entities as appropriate and by providing rigorous follow up, ensure that these case proceed towards resolution
  • Case management: Resolve problems through mediation or other informal dispute resolution mechanisms, where appropriate; intervene with a wide range of activities that vary from information provision to court representation
  • Maintain records of all activities.

Qualifications:

Essential

  • Minimum five years of experience in practicing law
  • Excellent knowledge of two of the following areas of Greek law: asylum, civil and labour, human rights
  • Good knowledge of administrative, welfare or criminal law is desired
  • Legal analysis: ability to identify and address legal issues for advice and representation
  • Substantial experience of advising and representing individuals of limited means on a professional or voluntary basis
  • Previous experience of human rights protection work, especially of vulnerable social groups, is highly desirable
  • Fluency in English

Desired:

  • Previous work within an NGO context

If you are interested in applying, please fill send your CV and motivation letter to recruitment@solidaritynow.org by Tuesday, March  28th, 2017, mentioning in the email subject “SN_Blue Dot Lawyer”.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process even before the deadline for CV submissions.