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Refugee Legal Support is recruiting a Greek asylum lawyer
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Refugee Legal Support is recruiting a Greek asylum lawyer

Refugee Legal Support: Athens, a group of British immigration lawyers that runs a pro bono legal clinic for refugees in Greece, is looking to hire a local lawyer to help with the project. The position is a temporary, three-month stint based in Athens beginning as soon as possible, with the following responsibilities:

  • Legal Counselling and representation to the courts for Refugee Legal Support Athens beneficiaries
  • Maintain records of all activities
  • Day to day supervision and oversight of the volunteer lawyers and clinic caseload
  • Allocate and supervising casework tasks undertaken by volunteer UK lawyers
  • Work closely with Program Coordinator and Interpreters in quality assurance of caseload
  • Feeding into volunteer lawyer training delivered in the UK
  • Represent Solidarity Now and Refugee Legal Support in Greek refugee law networks
  • Evaluation of the pilot program

A full job description is here. For more on the work of Refugee Legal Support: Athens, see Miranda Butler’s recent post.

CVs and covering letters should be sent to recruitment@solidaritynow.org by Friday 29 June 2018, with the subject line “SN Lawyer/ASC – RLS Pilot Program”. Free Movement readers who are not themselves qualified to practise Greek law might consider spreading the word.


CJ McKinney is Free Movement's editor. He's here to make sure that the website is on top of everything that happens in the world of immigration law, whether by writing articles, commissioning them out or considering pitches. CJ is an adviser on legal and policy matters to the Migration Observatory at Oxford University, and keeps up with the wider legal world as a contributor to Legal Cheek. Twitter: @mckinneytweets.