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

Project Coordinator Somalia

We are looking for a highly motivated, thorough and versatile individual, with a commitment to human rights, to support our leg aid programme in Somalia.  You will work closely with our field team, including paralegals and lawyers, who provide legal information, assistance and representation to victims and survivors of human rights violations and abuses, in particular from displaced communities. You will have experience working with vulnerable people, and an understanding of Somalia and/or international law.

HR & Logistic Coordinator RC

Legal Action is looking for a dynamic HR professional to join its dedicated team to deliver day-to-day HR activities and ensure teams are fully supported. The ideal candidate will have a track record of leading on recruitment, drafting policies as well as implementing staff training and capacity building. You will work collaboratively and build excellent relationships internally and externally to ensure smooth front line delivery.

Accounting Officer

LAW is seeking a dedicated person to join our Finance team as the Accounting Officer. The Geneva Finance team is composed of the Head of Finance, a Finance Manager, and a Financial Assistant. In the field you have 4 Finance Manager based in Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Kenya.

Finance Assistant - Geneva

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, thorough and versatile individual, with a commitment to human rights and skills in financial accounting, to fill our new role as a Finance Assistant. You will report to the Finance Officer and work closely with the Finance teams based in Geneva and field offices to strengthen LAW’s financial and administrative matters.

Communications Coordinator

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and creative Communication Co-ordinator to help us expand our social media reach and impact and create innovative digital communications strategies in line with our advocacy strategy as one voice to showcase and amplify the voices of the victims, survivors and communities that we represent.
Through your communications work you will support resource mobilisation and advocacy opportunities, and increase the profile of the organisation. You will have a broad range of digital engagement skills and relevant experience. You will report to the Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research and work closely with all of LAWs global programmes as well as LAW’s Executive Director.

Consultancy - Research Specialist

LAW is looking for a consultant to support research on the obstacles preventing aid workers and humanitarian organisations to seek justice for violence committed against them.

Programme Manager, Sri Lanka

You will lead the Sri Lanka office working closely with senior management and partners to develop and strategies LAW’s programming in Sri Lanka. You will also create dialogue and coordinate with government stakeholders, civil society organizations, academic institutions, and gender experts.

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.

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.


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