Jobs and Internships

Our Placement Directory is a wide-reaching collection of short term and longer term legal placements currently available at NGOs around the world. It offers those from legal backgrounds unique opportunities to join the fight against poverty, ill health, lack of education and environmental destruction, by working closely with organisations pursuing the Millennium Development Goals.

In addition to various placements for more experienced lawyers, the directory also includes opportunities for students, trainees, and newly-qualified lawyers.

We update the Directory regularly and are constantly seeking new placement opportunities. If your organisation offers legal placements or hopes to in future, and would like for these to be included in the Directory, please contact probono@a4id.org

Organisation: Oxfam
Location: OXFORD (OXFAM HOUSE)
Closing date: 5 December 2014 (All day)
Role: Job opportunity
Terms: Part-time
UK Legal Adviser (FIN0090)The Legal Team in Oxford have a vacancy for a UK Legal Adviser.   This role is open ended, part-time 4 days per week. Team Purpose:To help Oxfam to overcome...
Organisation: Corruption Watch
Location: London
Closing date:
Role: Internship
Terms: Part-time
Volunteers will attend trials and take detailed notes in the first instance. These notes will help inform the policy and campaign work of Corruption Watch on issues that need to be addressed in the...
Organisation: Advocates for International Development
Location: City of London
Closing date: 27 November 2014 - 5:00pm
Role: Internship
Terms: Part-time
Pro BonoPro bono is the provision of free legal services by volunteer lawyers. It is not the same as legal aid which is the state provision of free legal advice to members of the public. Projects...
Organisation: African Prisons Project
Location: Kenya
Closing date:
Role: Internship
Terms: Full-time
The African Prisons Project requests applications for volunteers interested in spending 3 or more months in Kenya to provide academic support to law students. The African Prisons Project is a UK...
Organisation: Africa Justice Foundation
Location: London
Closing date:
Role: Board member
Terms: Flexible
Africa Justice Foundation (AJF) is an international development charity founded by Cherie Blair QC, Suella Fernandes and Philip Riches in 2010. AJF’s mission is to build robust, stable, and...
Organisation: Democratic Progress Institute (DPI)
Location: London
Closing date:
Role: Internship
Terms: Full-time
DPI is seeking one or two volunteers to assist the legal department with all areas of their work, but in particular a current project relating to implementation of ECtHR judgments in Turkey. Other...
Organisation: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Location: London
Closing date:
Role: Job opportunity
Terms: Full-time
Key responsibilitiesThe primary function of the post is to contribute to the development of IIED’s work on legal tools to strengthen local rights to natural resources and ensure that natural...
Organisation: The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Closing date:
Role: Internship
Terms: Full-time
Responsibilities:  Assisting in research on business and human rights issues;Following up the news related to land conflicts, labor, garment, and human rights issues and maintaining the copies...
Organisation: World Vision International
Location: London
Closing date:
Role: Job opportunity
Terms: Full-time
World Vision has an ambitious strategy to deliver world-class emergency communications for rapid onset, cyclical and conflict-based emergencies. Under the guidance of the Emergency...
Organisation: Minority Rights Group International
Location: London (with a small possibility of legal internship in Budapest, Hungary or Kampala, Uganda)
Closing date:
Role: Internship
Terms: Flexible
The legal cases programme focuses on strategic litigation on minority rights and indigenous issues.  The interns will assist in identifying gaps in the law for selection of new cases and will...

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