International Lawyer

at Global Rights Compliance
Published June 28, 2024
Location Kyiv, Ukraine
Category Legal  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

We are seeking an experienced International Lawyer to join our Ukraine team. The successful candidate will be exposed to cases concerning criminal conduct that can constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide, including deportation, detention/torture, and other inhumane acts, CRSV, plunder indiscriminate/disproportionate attacks, propaganda, aggression, and genocide.

Duty Station: Kyiv, Ukraine, with potential for occasional travel to the regions. Due to the nature of the work, approximately 75-80% on-site presence is required.

Contract Duration: 6 months with probable extension.

The Challenge

Assist in legal and factual research.
Collect information for investigative purposes
Assist in drafting project deliverables.
Support in the implementation of national investigative strategy.
Attend meetings and other interactions with relevant stakeholders. Contribute to the planning and preparation for such meetings..
Facilitate crime scene visits.
Plan field investigations and trips.
Provide other assistance to senior lawyers and senior investigators as needed.

Your Background

5+ years of relevant experience in war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide
Experience of being part of a national or international prosecution team
Practical experience working with justice actors.
Flexible and creative; able to work in an unstructured, changeable & fast-moving environment, proactive, anticipating problems, and solution-orientated.
Practical thinker, willing to support all aspects of a national investigative/prosecutorial strategy.
Administratively competent; able to manage to compete for demands.
Practical experience in working with highly sensitive material and an ability to demonstrate the requisite skill in storing, sharing, and working with such material.
Fluency in English, written and verbal skills.

Please submit your CV and a short cover letter (in English) indicating the position you are applying for in the email subject.

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