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Litigation Manager

Avocats Sans Frontières

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 14, 2022.

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# Job Description

The litigation manager is based in ASF’s regional office for Eastern Africa
and reports to the Regional Director. He/she supports ASF’s legal assistance
activities throughout the region. In this effort, he/she works in horizontal
relations with ASF’s project staff in Eastern Africa and legal advisors in
Brussels, proposes legal strategies, and gives technical and legal support to
the ASF East Africa country teams with regards to legal aid and litigation
strategies on various legal issues.

Key responsibilities and tasks
• Strategic litigation: identify, develop and coordinate strategic
litigation cases across the region before national, regional and
international courts; conduct and coordinate legal research in support to the
different cases supported by ASF;
• Legal & technical support 20% full time equivalent: provide technical
support to country-level teams and civil society organizations, develop and
produce high-level legal analysis to inform ASF’s interventions across the
region, give guidance to project staff and civil society organizations on
litigation strategies at country and regional level;
• Learning: develop, consolidate and disseminate legal knowledge across
programs and projects, provide input in the formulation of strategies and
programs, develop a capacity enhancement plan for ASF’s staff on legal
assistance and strategic litigation;
• Project follow-up: lead the implementation of ASF’s regional project
“promoting strategic litigation in Eastern Africa” and ASF’s country project
“access to remedies in Tanzania”: planning, partners’ coordination, activity
implementation and reporting
• Networking: Develop and maintain a network of local, regional and
international practitioners in the various fields of Law of interest to ASF in
the region; monitor and keep abreast with academic and legal practice
development in the fields of interest to ASF across the region;

Profile
• Master’s or higher degree in Law;
• At least 3 years of professional experience in legal practice or non-profit
work;
• Proven experience in project management;
• Proven experience in legal practice;
• Proven experience in conducting strategic litigation on human rights and
rule of law issues;
• Good knowledge of the East African country contexts;
• Good knowledge of regional institutions pertaining to human rights and the
Rule of Law;
• Languages: Full fluency in spoken and written English is required.
Proficiency in spoken and written French is required ;

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Email:: [email protected]

ASF is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a
Cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae by the 31st of March 2022 to
**[email protected]** with the reference “**Litigation Manager**” in the subject
heading.

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