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Lawyer

SISHA - Expires on Sep 21, 2013
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Cambodia
  • Phnom Penh
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • Not specified
  • Expat and local
Function
Legal
Job Category
Charity / NGO / Non Profit
Salary
Not specified

Job Description

SISHA is looking to recruit a high performing lawyer with experience practicing in the Cambodia n Courts. This individual will provide effective legal services to SisHa clients and their families and assist in all legal dealings for SisHa operations team. This person needs to have extensive knowledge and understanding of the Cambodia n laws and international instruments related to cases of gender based violence, human trafficking and/or cases of exploitation.

Job Duties

  • Providing legal services to SisHa clients and their families

  • Provide legal representation to victims of human trafficking, exploitation and gender based violence in all provinces in Cambodia

  • Provide legal representation to SisHa clients, in both criminal and civil matters, as an attorney-at-Law in court and when dealing with police

  • Work with SisHa’s Legal and aftercare teams to deal sensitively with victims to explain to them court and police processes

  • Prepare all legal documents relating to client matters and keeping accurate and detailed case management records, both in electronic and hard copy

  • Obtain relevant information for the investigation of the cases

  • Maintain close contact and relationships with clients and their families

  • Work closely with SisHa aftercare department to advise then on legal counseling techniques and liaise with them on client legal developments

  • Perform all tasks in accordance with the Bar association of the Kingdom of Cambodia Code of Ethics

  • Attend meetings and trainings to keep legal knowledge and practices up to date

  • Act as public representative of SisHa and promoting SisHa’s work at appropriate forums

  • Travel to the field where necessary to complete the applicable above tasks

  • Perform any reasonable additional tasks, as directed by Management

Job Requirements


  • Be a female member of the Bar association of the Kingdom of Cambodia

  • Experience in providing legal representation in court for cases of human trafficking, exploitation and/or gender based violence

  • Knowledge of understanding the Cambodian laws and international instruments related to cases of gender based violence, human trafficking and/or cases of exploitation

  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission and goals of SisHa a must

  • Proficiency in oral and written Khmer and English

  • Ethical and trustworthy

  • Strong communication/liaison skills with the ability to work well as a team

  • Computer proficiency- MS Word, Excel, and other office software

  • Must be comfortable liaising with different key members of the international and Cambodian justice community


Application deadline: 19 August 2013

About the recruiter

SISHA

SISHA (South East asia investigations into Social and Humanitarian activities) is a registered australian not-for-profit organization that strives to ensure justice and the protection of human ...

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