Position : SN / ASC RLS Pilot Program Lawyer Δικηγόρος
Status : Temporary (3-month period July-September 2018)
Location : Athens
Position within the Organization : Reports to ASC Legal Team Head and RLS Committee in the UK
Legal Counselling and representation to the courts for Refugee Legal Support Athens (RLS) beneficiaries
Maintain records of all activities
Day to day supervision and oversight of the volunteer lawyers and clinic caseload
Allocate and supervising casework tasks undertaken by volunteer UK lawyers
Work closely with Program Coordinator and Interpreters in quality assurance of caseload
Feeding into volunteer lawyer training delivered in the UK
Represent SN and RLS in Greek refugee law networks
Evaluation of the pilot program
R equired qualifications and skills
Legal Studies Degree
Lawyer Work Permit with a minimum of 2 years full-time experience in Asylum and Immigration law
Experience of having responsibility for own caseload at all stages of the Greek Asylum procedure
Good working knowledge and experience of EU relocation schemes (including detailed knowledge of Dublin III Convention)
Ability to work independtly and ability to lead RLS casework
Excellent level of written and spoken English
Cross Cultural Awareness and sensitiveness
High professional ethics, including strict confidentiality of clients
Computer literate & numerate
Well organized and efficient
Good interpersonal, teamworking & communications skills
Experience of working with volunteers
Strategic Litigation experience and / or experience of litigation at ECJ / CrtHR
Knowledge of other associated areas of Greek Law e.g. family / criminal / housing detention law
Other languages (German, Arabic, Farsi, Pushtu, Urdu)
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to by Friday, 29 June, 2018 , mentioning in the email subject SN Lawyer / ASC RLS Pilot Program .
SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Recruitment processes reflect SN’s commitment to keeping children safe from harm and abuse. Employment is subject to SN Child protection standards, including background checks and adherence to SN Child Safeguarding Policy.
Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process even before the deadline for CV submissions.