News10 May 2021
Vacancy: Greek Lawyer on Kos
In January 2021, we started operating an office on Kos. For that office, we are looking for an experienced and motivated Greek lawyer to strenghten our team. Please find the full announcement here.
Deadline to apply: 25/05/2021
Please apply by completing this form.
On Kos, our legal aid services will focus on counselling in the first instance procedure, on appeals against unlawful rejections, on illegal detention of asylum seekers and on family reunions. This includes informing asylum seekers about the procedure and the EU Turkey Deal, representing applicants in the asylum procedure and taking legal action against unlawful rejections, detention and deportations to Turkey.
The team will consist of one international legal coordinator, twoGreek lawyers, one to two legal trainees and two to three interpreters.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- casework – appeals, annulments and objections against detention cases
- casework – counselling and representation in the first instance procedure
- court procedures – Greek domestic courts and European Court of Human Rights
- representation – represent Equal Rights Beyond Borders Kos towards authorities & partners
- casework – family reunification under the Dublin III Regulation
- Law degree, registered with a bar association in Greece
- practical experience in the field of migration and asylum & administrative law
- experience working with vulnerable groups
- sound knowledge of EU and international asylum law
- sound knowledge of the refugee context in Greece and on EU level
- ability to adapt to needs and to think creatively
- ability to self-start in a fast-paced and high-pressure work environment
- high resilience and flexibility
- fluent in English
- experience as lawyer in Greece in the field of migration and asylum
- experience on cases of administrative detention
- experience with litigation on asylum and migration matters
- experience in working abroad
- experience in working with interns
- experience in producing briefings and reports for advocacy purposes
- additional language skills (preferable: French, Arabic, Farsi, Pashtu or Dari)
- experience with family reunification under the Dublin III Regulation
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