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Refugee Legal Support is recruiting a Greek asylum lawyer


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Refugee Legal Support: Athens, a group of British immigration lawyers that runs a pro bono legal clinic for refugees in Greece, is looking to hire a local lawyer to help with the project. The position is a temporary, three-month stint based in Athens beginning as soon as possible, with the following responsibilities:

  • Legal Counselling and representation to the courts for Refugee Legal Support Athens 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 Solidarity Now and Refugee Legal Support in Greek refugee law networks
  • Evaluation of the pilot program

A full job description is here. For more on the work of Refugee Legal Support: Athens, see Miranda Butler’s recent post.

CVs and covering letters should be sent to recruitment@solidaritynow.org by Friday 29 June 2018, with the subject line “SN Lawyer/ASC – RLS Pilot Program”. Free Movement readers who are not themselves qualified to practise Greek law might consider spreading the word.


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