Lawyer (UN Torture Fund)

Job Description

Title: Lawyer (UN Torture Fund)

Company Name: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ LLB/ LLM Must have enrolled of Bar Council.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Job Location: ASK office- Dhaka
∎ Reportable: Sr. Coordinator of Outcome-4 and secondarily accountable to Director Program

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Implement all planned activities of the Project.
∎ Receive complaints and collect all documents of cases.
∎ Drafting of FIR, petition, plaint, written statements etc.
∎ Compile all documents for filing cases and submit those documents to the Staff Lawyer and Senior Coordinator.
∎ Maintain all case filing process of the Project target.
∎ Follow-up of cases.
∎ Handle all needed petition and document for hearing in the court cases.
∎ Maintain case related documents and files.
∎ Field visits in related cases of any human rights violation.
∎ Attend the project meetings and any other meetings/seminars/ workshops training, which is arranged by ask and other organizations.
∎ Field visits in related cases of any human rights violation.
∎ Maintain files for correspondence, work sheets and diary.
∎ Any other work as required by ASK management.
∎ Responsible to visit any field and rescue of victims of violence and help the clients for lodging FIR and general diary to police station at any time of day- night (week days and holidays).
∎ Primarily Accountable for the work to the Sr. Coordinator of Outcome-4 and secondarily accountable to Director Program.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 35 years
∎ 2 years in legal Practice
∎ The applicants should have experience in the area of NGO sectors.
∎ The applicant should have experience in similar position.
∎ Fluency both in Bengali & English.
∎ Ability to work under pressure.
∎ Applicant should have good computer knowledge especially in Microsoft Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
∎ General basic training of Trainers (TOT) will be preferable
∎ Experience on case management

Salary:
∎ Tk. BDT 30,277/-

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 27 Jul 2021

Company Information:
∎ 20 Jul 2021
∎ Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)
∎ Business : Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK), a national legal aid and human rights organization, was established in 1986. Over the last thirty years ASK has evolved a comprehensive approach to the promotion and protection of legal and human rights. Its strategies promote human rights awareness and community activism; offer legal aid through mediation and litigation, while clients are given psycho-social counseling; investigations into human rights violations and their documentation are supplemented by research which together lead to media campaigns to defend human rights, and public interest litigation for law and policy reform. Being committed to attaining gender equality at every sphere of life, ASK’s activities have special focus on women but providing legal aid to victims/survivors of arbitrary arrest, preventive detention and taking stand against unlawful evictions, extra judicial killings, torture and death in custody, condition of the prisoners and interests of the religious and ethnic minorities very much are its concerns. ASK?s advocacy is carried out both at the national level and international level. ASK’s publication are an important means of disseminating information and knowledge.

For more information about ASK and what we do visit our website at www.askbd.org

Category: NGO/Development

: Please send your CV with a cover letter and recent photograph to [email protected] addressing to Executive Director, Ain o Salish Kendra, house # 2/16, Block # B, Lalmatia, Dhaka. Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.