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

Legal Advisor (Geneva)

The ideal Legal Advisor will be a self-starter that can help deliver the highest quality legal advice and services to some of the most marginalised victims and survivors.  They will work closely and collaboratively with LAW’s senior management and taking advice from programme managers as well as partners and community groups.

Grants Coordinator

Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) is expanding and has created an exciting position for an experienced Grants Coordinator to ensure that LAW is implementing high quality programming in line with donor requirements.  The Grants Coordinator will be reporting to the Operations Director and will work collaboratively with Programme Managers and Finance Mangers in the field as well as donors and partners.

Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research to join our dynamic team. This is a newly created and important position working closely and reporting directly to the Executive Director. The Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research will lead and strengthen LAW’s global advocacy strategy and place LAW as a lead organization in its areas of thematic focus. The ideal candidate will demonstrate understanding of the international justice arena; be an excellent networker and is at ease in all levels of advocacy influencing and has a strong commitment to LAW’s mission and values. The successful candidate will bring strategic, creativity and critical thinking, embrace working independently, but also collaboratively as part of a wider team including partner organisations and allies.

Programme Manager (Head of Programme), Sri Lanka

The Programme Manager will work closely with the senior management team to develop and deliver LAW projects in Sri Lanka, including coordination with government stakeholders, research, operations, advocacy, and partnerships.

Legal Advisor - Myanmar

LAW seeks a Legal Advisor to work on its new Myanmar Programme. The Legal Advisor will play a central role in LAW’s exciting new programme focused on documentation of conflict-related sexual violence, and other serious human rights violations and international crimes on Myanmar.

Team Assistant - Geneva

LAW is expanding and we are looking for an experienced Team Assistant to support the smooth running of our Geneva head office across various administrative tasks. In return, there will be opportunities for you to gain new experiences and skills as well as be part of the wider team.

Legal Advisor (Sri Lanka)

In Sri Lanka, LAW focuses on providing training for legal professionals in cases of sexual violence and child abuse, providing technical assistance to justice institutions, victim and survivor lawyers and university law faculties.

Project Officer Rohingya Crisis

LAW’s Rohingya Crisis programme seeks to ensure meaningful Rohingya participation in the ongoing international justice processes pertaining to their treatment in Myanmar, including engagement with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar); the ongoing investigation by the Officer of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the work of the Independent Investigative Mechanism on Myanmar (IIMM). Additionally, LAW undertakes innovative strategic litigation on behalf of more than 500 Rohingya clients, ensuring that Rohingya voices are prioritised throughout its advocacy.

LAW is currently seeking a dedicated and passionate person to support our Bangladesh team as the Project Officer.

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.

Security Coordinator (Bangladesh)

LAW is looking for an experienced and well-networked Security Coordinator to work with the programme team in Bangladesh to ensure that organisational security policies and procedures are responsive to the context and embedded as well as to advise on humanitarian access processes and approaches in close coordination with programme team. 

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.

Join our Network of Lawyers

LAW works closely with a wide network of public interest lawyers from around the globe. This network advises LAW on the development of innovative legal procedures and strategies aimed at effecting legal change. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming a member:

info@legalactionworldwide.org

Women Lawyers Network: Working in Conflict

In June 2014, LAW launched ‘The Women Lawyers Network: Working in Conflict’ to establish and facilitate connections between women lawyers from the Americas, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa. If you are interested in learning more or joining the Women Lawyers Network: Working in Conflict, please contact us at:

info@legalactionworldwide.org