Wednesday, June 13, 2012

On the Job! Special Tribunal for Lebanon

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices)
Two interesting jobs at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon:
► a three-month Associate Legal Officer position with a June 15 application deadline;
► a one-year Associate Court Officer position with a June 27 application deadline.
There's much more detail available at the links above, but here's the skinny:
The Associate Legal Officer will work at the tribunal in Leidschendam, the Netherlands. She's responsible, among other tasks, for international legal research; reviewing legal documents; preparing agreements with governments, IGOs and NGOs; advising on commercial contracts; representing the Tribunal in administrative proceedings; providing legal advice on human resource issues; reviewing administrative instructions; and providing legal advice relating to victim participation.  She must have a law degree, preferably with specialization in international law and familiarity with Middle Eastern affairs, and at least two years of experience, preferably in international law, criminal law, administrative law, or commercial law.  She must be proficient in English and ideally also speaks Arabic and/or French.
The Associate Court Officer, also based in the Netherlands, will be responsible for tasks including approval of documents submitted to the Registry; making arrangements for court proceedings including interpretation; performing the functions of the Registry, including opening the hearing, summarizing procedural minutes, and maintaining evidence and witness lists; handling exhibits; providing advice on procedural matters and answering questions relating to the Registry; drafting and reviewing procedures relating to the courtroom; and keeping the Court Calendar.  She must have a law degree and at least two years of relevant and continuous professional experience, including at least one in courtroom proceedings in criminal cases.  She must also speak English and French fluently.  Strong candidates will have experience in an internationalized criminal tribunal, particularly in the Registry, and experience with witness protection and measures to protect confidentiality.  Ideal candidates will have experience with courtroom technology and working knowledge of Arabic.

How to apply:
►complete a Special Tribunal Personal History Form
►submit your application by the deadline via email to:

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