Volunteer - Legal Department in Abuja, Nigeria

Professional Training & Coaching
Legal Services
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • To send out initial correspondence to individuals who contact us to seek help
  • To assist with the profitably management of various legal projects
  • To compile information from correspondence from clients, and if necessary from the family/legal team/Foreign Office and other bodies in order to make an informed summary of the individual‘s current case
  • To enter and maintain accurate information about cases and contacts in databases and archives
  • To present a simplified summary of cases to the casework team at a weekly review meeting, providing specific information on the status and vulnerability of the client
  • Drafting responses to everyone who contacts us for help including, with the support of the caseworkers, generic advice and referrals to other organisations and lawyers
  • To carry out ad hoc legal research to assist the caseworkers
  • Drafting agreement as required for new and existing contacts/clients.
  • There will be occasions where the Legal Intern will be required to carry out additional tasks for the policy team, but the nature of these jobs will be dependent on the needs of the policy team at the time



  • Capable legal researcher
  • Good writing skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • A willingness to be flexible according to the current demands of the organisation



  • Candidate must possess a minimum of an LLB qualification

Other Information:

  • Applicants MUST meet all the specified conditions before applying
  • Candidate must be resident in Abuja and should be able to resume within short notice.


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