Job opportunity: Legal officer at the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI)

MLDI is currently advertising for a legal officer. Here’s the information:

Based in London, we work worldwide through a network of partner organisations and individual lawyers. We have cases pending before various national courts as well as at international human rights tribunals including at the UN and African and European human rights mechanisms. We also support litigation by our partner organisations in countries such as Uganda and Azerbaijan. Altogether our portfolio comprises more than 400 cases.

We are looking for a Legal Officer to strengthen our team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing and dynamic organisation that is recognised as a leader in the legal defence of journalists worldwide.

For a full job description and person specification, please click here.

Candidates should send a CV, writing sample and covering letter, including two references, to recruitment@mediadefence.org, quoting “MLDI – LO” in the subject line.

The closing date for applications is 26 January 2014. Interviews will be held during the first two weeks of February. Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted. Please note that this job has been advertised before; if you have already applied, there is no need to do so again.

via MLDI is Looking for a Legal Officer to Join its Team | Media Legal Defence Initiative.

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