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Internship - Legal Caseworker

Start Date: August 2017

Job Title: Legal Caseworker Intern 

Job Type: Full Time

Duration: 4 Months

Based: Russell Square, London

Job Description: Generally interns assist the Legal Director and Legal Project Managers with all aspects of preparatory work for the AIRE centre’s legal advice service and cases pending before the ECtHR, including:

  • Legal research in support of cases;
  • Corresponding with the client, the Court, or other legal professionals;
  • Accompanying the legal team during hearings;
  • Keeping effective files

       In addition to the above, interns may be requested to assist with:

  • Undertaking research for articles, both for publications of The AIRE Centre, and for outside journals/publications;
  • Undertaking projects in which The AIRE Centre is asked to take part;
  • Legal research for the advice service;
  • Attending meetings/conferences/seminars on behalf of The AIRE Centre.

 All legal work is supervised.  

To be eligible you must:

  • Have a completed law degree
  • Have a good understanding of the areas of law in which The AIRE Centre works (EU free movement, EU migration, asylum etc)
  • Be able to work full-time for a minimum of four months
  • Have a good standard of written and spoken English

All internships are unpaid, although £5 travel and £3 lunch expenses will be covered for the days worked.

To apply, please send a recent CV in addition to a covering letter of no more than 2 pages each, to

DEADLINE: Midnight on Monday 31st July

Interviews will be held during the week commencing on the 7th of August.