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Legal Specialist Required for Mozambique

The International Bar Association

segunda-feira, 17 de maio de 2004

Legal Specialist Required for Mozambique

In its role as a dual membership organisation, comprising 16,000 individual lawyers and 194 Bar Associations and Law Societies, the International Bar Association influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession.

The International Bar Association (IBA) is seeking a Legal Specialist to work for a period of one year to undertake capacity building work with the Mozambique Lawyers Association. The capacity building is aimed at strengthening the ability of the Association to meet the needs of the profession and to develop a continuing legal education program. The Legal Specialist will also be required to monitor rule of law issues and to contribute to the enhancing of the capacity of the Mozambique Lawyers Association to advocate strongly in support of the rule of law at national and regional levels.

The role of the Legal Specialist includes:

  • Training the Mozambique Lawyers Association and other partner organisations in the development and implementation of a continuing legal education (CLE) programme focusing, in particular, on human rights, judicial independence, advocacy skills and professional ethics, alternative dispute resolution and access to justice;
  • Assisting the Association and other partner organisations to build capacity to meet the needs of the profession. For example, providing assistance for the development of admission standards, procedures for their administration, ethical guidelines and disciplinary mechanisms, website development, newsletters and the provision of library facilities.
  • Assisting the Mozambique Lawyers Association to develop links with regional and international legal bodies;
  • Monitoring legal developments in the Mozambique and encouraging the association to advocate in support of the rule of law.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of legal experienceLaw degree
  • Strong organisational, communication and diplomatic skills
  • High level of energy and initiative
  • Training experience preferred
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Portuguese
  • NGO development experience preferred
  • International experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Mozambique’s social, political, and economic environment preferred
  • Computer skills

Support Package:

  • Return-trip international airfareIn-country business travel
  • Stipend
  • Housing allowance
  • Living Allowance
  • Medical / emergency evacuation allowance
  • Business expenses (payable against receipts)
  • One week orientation in London

How to apply: Send cover letter and full CV by post or e- mail to:

  • Lowri WilliamsOffice Manager
  • 271 Regent Street
  • London
  • W1B 2AQ

E-mail :personnel@int-bar.org

Please copy all emails to: greg.mayne@int-bar.org

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