Legal Caseworker Intern

Posted by The AIRE Centre

Legal Caseworker Intern



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Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Legal Caseworker Intern

Duration: 4 months

Days per week: At least 3 days a week

Start date: September 2019

Based: Bloomsbury, London

Description: Generally, Interns assist the Legal Director and Legal Project Managers with all aspects of preparatory work for the AIRE Centre's legal advice services and cases pending before the ECtHR, including:

  • Legal research in support of cases
  • Correspondence with the client, the court or other legal professionals
  • Accompanying the legal team during hearings
  • Keeping effective files

In addition to the above, interns may be requested to assist with:

  • Undertaking research for articles, both for publications of the AIRE Centre, and for outside journals/publications.
  • Undertaking projects in which the AIRE Centre is asked to take part;
  • Legal research for the advice service
  • Attending meetings/conferences/seminars on behalf of the AIRE Centre.

All Legal Work is supervised.

To be eligible you must:

  • Have a completed law degree/GDL or equivalent
  • Have a good understanding of the areas of Law in which the AIRE Centre works (EU Free movement, EU Migration, asylum etc)
  • Have a good standard of written and spoken English.

All of our internships are unpaid; however, we do cover up to £12 of expenses for travel and lunch for the days worked at the office.

To apply, please send the following:

  • Completed application and equality monitoring form
  • A copy of your recent CV
  • An example of a legal piece you have written (approximately 500)

Applications will not be considered unless all the documents requested are completed


Interviews will be held in SEPTEMBER 2019 (tbc)

Telephone/Skype interviews can be conducted for overseas candidates

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