Careers

You can become involved with LAW in a number of different ways. With your help, LAW can expand its work to new regions and obtain redress for more people who have suffered from human rights violations.

To find out about other ways you can get involved please visit our Get Involved page.

Current opportunities

Expert Advisor on Crimes Against and Affecting Children

Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) is taking the lead to strengthen the international response to all survivors of sexual violence through targeted and impactful legal support responding to survivors’ stated needs and priorities. LAW’s inclusive approach will deliver high quality services to some of the most marginalised victims of sexual violence, by focusing on children, and particularly boys and LGBTQI+.

Legal Advisor - Somalia and Ethiopia

LAW has an exciting position for an experienced and skilled Legal Advisor. The selected candidate will report directly to the Program Manager, Somalia/Ethiopia. The Legal Advisor will provide overall support with project implementation monitoring, advocacy and fundraising, including strategic development, preparing case files, and facilitating capacity building of partners and survivor groups.

International Investigator (Consultant)

LAW is seeking a human rights/international criminal Investigator with experience interviewing vulnerable victims and witnesses, such as victims of sexual and gender-based violence. The investigator will work under the technical supervision of LAW’s Head of Litigation, with functional reporting to the Myanmar Programme Manager.

Legal Coordinator - Rohingya Crisis

LAW is looking for an experienced and dedicated Legal Coordinator with excellent inter-personal skills and experience in case management, client support, programme implementation within an INGO to join the LAW Family. You will be reporting directly to the Programme Manager and overseeing the key pillars of LAW’s Rohingya Crisis programme – the legal initiatives; the capacity building for the network of Survivor Advocates, and the high-level and grass-roots advocacy to ensure that the international justice and accountability discourse for the Rohingya is informed by the needs and perspectives of the community.

Programme Officer - Rohingya Crisis

LAW is looking for a qualified, dedicated, and passionate candidate with excellent inter-personal skills and experience in case management, client support, programme implementation at non-profits, along with the required legal knowledge and contextual background.

Regional Advocacy Coordinator (East Africa)

LAW has an exciting position for an experienced and skilled Advocacy Coordinator. The selected candidate will report directly to the Head of Policy, Advocacy and Research based in Geneva and will work under the supervision of the Programme Manager based in Nairobi to promote LAW's work and increase visibility, promote key events and advocacy activities.

Consultant - Litigation Officer (Middle East)

The Litigation Officer (Consultant) will be a self-starter that can help deliver the highest quality legal outputs as part of our justice and accountability strategy for some of the most marginalised victims and survivors. Ideally, we are looking for someone with experience building trial-ready case files involving core international crimes and serious human rights violations, preferably in the Middle East.

Regional Communications Coordinator, Lebanon

Based in our Beirut Office, the Communication Coordinator will be responsible for the wider regional context. In addition, the Communications Coordinator will work collaboratively with LAW partners and colleagues across our Hub Offices. The ideal candidate will have excellent experience in producing highly quality content for a variety of communication platforms including on social media, and have a strong background or interest in governance, public administration, digitization, reforms, and human rights. S/he will be proactive, meeting tight deadlines and fluent in both Arabic and English. The work will be both diverse and challenging.

Research Expert Consultant

LAW is working to support accountability actions for Conflict Related Sexual Violence (CRSV) and other atrocity crimes in Myanmar. In this framework, LAW is looking to recruit an individual with experience in gathering statistical and qualitative data on human rights' violations in conflict-affected areas and experience in compiling and drafting complex analytic report for the consumption of wide range of audiences including, civil society, the UN, and the diplomatic community. The research will seek to address major gaps in understanding CRSV rates and severity in Myanmar.

MEAL Consultant

LAW is seeking monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) consultants to join us. The consultants will work closely with the field and partner staff. We are offering a fixed-fee framework agreement for a minimum of one year (renewable with mutual agreement and subject to funding). Individual assignments with clear deliverables, timescales and costs will be commissioned under the framework agreement based on the requirements of our country programmes. Our programme counties include the Middle East, Africa and South Asia and whilst some work can be done remotely, some travel will be necessary. This is subject to budgets and Covid restrictions and precautions. The consultant will have in-depth experience of conducting various MEAL tasks, and experience working at management level in conflict and post conflict countries, with local civil society organisations, in one or several of LAW’s focus areas.

Legal Fellowships

LAW offers 6 month legal fellowships. Legal fellowships, along with all other job vacancies, will be advertised above.

Research

We encourage law firms, think tanks and universities to partner with LAW on our projects. If you are interested in establishing a research partnership with LAW, please contact

info@legalactionworldwide.org.