Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Candidate Attorney at LHR 2016

Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) is a dynamic human rights organisation with a long track-record of human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa.

We offer human rights lawyers an exciting and challenging work environment covering a wide range of social justice issues, including refugee and migrant rights, mental health,  land reform and housing, child rights, prison reform, environmental justice and constitutional litigation.

LHR has the following vacancy:

Candidate Attorney

LHR seeks to employ a self-motivated law graduate with an interest in human rights law in general and refugee and asylum seeker rights law in particular, for a candidate attorney position in Johannesburg.

LHR offers candidate attorneys comprehensive in-house training and financial support to complete the School of Legal Practice training.

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience within NGO sector benchmarks. For more information about LHR, go to www.lhr.org.za.

Requirements: LLB degree, legal research and writing skills; driver’s license

To apply, please forward a CV and cover letter to Elias Mabena at elias@lhr.org.za (fax:012-3207681). The letter should detail your interest in the position and the organisation as well as the qualities that you would bring to the post.

Closing date: 20 June 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Location: Johannesburg

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