Job Details

Senior Legal Advisor

Company name

Human Rights Watch

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
International Law >> International Law
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Senior Legal Advisor
The candidate provide advice on law and policy to firm’s regional and thematic divisions primarily on the United States and the Americas. Review and provide substantive input on reports, media releases, dispatches, commentary, videos and other interventions. Help to develop the international legal dimension of firm’s research and advocacy strategies. Represent firm at expert meetings and conferences on international legal issues. Develop and apply the organization’s policies. A degree in law is required. Must have 8+ years in positions utilizing international human rights law. Knowledge of civil law legal systems, international humanitarian law, and refugee law is an asset. Human rights field research or advocacy experience is also an asset.

Deadline: September 19, 2019.

Additional info

Reference Id: SENIO01357

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Human Rights Watch
1630 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009

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