Public Association "Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union" announces call for proposals for vacant position of lawyer in Kiev office


The functions of a lawyer include:

- Providing legal advices, preparation of legal documents and legal representation  in the courts and authorities;

- Preparation of applications to the European Court of Human Rights and other international bodies;

- Coordination of out-reach lawyers in cases supported by the Union;

- Analysis of legislation and laws on various areas of human rights;

- Preparation of legal reports, legal positions;

- Summarising information and preparation of analytical materials;

- Preparation of briefs on cases and participating in preparation of media publication;

- Other responsibilitie depending on current projects.

Duration: full-time in an office in the city of Kiev.

Requirements for candidates:

- Higher legal education;

- Initiative, communication skills and personal motivation to work in the field of human rights;

- Analytical thinking;

- The ability to learn;

- Creativity;

- Discipline;

- The ability to work in team;

- Ability to work with most common computer applications;

- Fluency in Ukrainian and Russian (verbal and written skills);

- Knowledge of English and /or French;

Criteria welcome and give you an edge:

- The Bar's license.

Please send to July 18, 2014 your resume (CV), a short letter with your motivation to fill this position and expected salary to email address with indication [SLL] in the head of your letter:

The selection of candidates will be done on the interview among the best candidates.

Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights - Association of 30 human rights organizations that work to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms. For more information on the activities of the Union can be found at