Lawyer consultant

Lawyer consultant
Deadline for applications: Monday, November 30, 2015
Location: Beirut, Baabda, South Lebanon
Working area:
Job Description


Terms of Reference

Under the supervision of the Center’s director, in coordination with the detention coordinator, the other lawyers and the assistant, the lawyer consultant with CLDH can be requested to:

  • Defend the beneficiaries in courts:

Act as private lawyer (with a power of attorney),

Defend the beneficiaries with the same level of expertise and professionalism as he/she would with any other client, paying even more attention to the fact that the beneficiaries often don’t have relatives who could inform the lawyer of any new development.

Present appeals to courts decisions.


  • Other legal proceedings:

Assist detainees in police stations

Apply for having the sentences of the prisoner run concurrently

Apply for a reduction of the amount of the bail

Close old arrest warrants that could have remained in the detainee’s file.


  • Follow-up on administrative detention:

Follow-up detentions at the General Security

Coordinate with relevant institutions

Facilitate release or departure according to the needs 


To apply, the lawyer must have an experience in criminal cases (defense and appeals).

Experience required: Education degree: Masters Degree Field of education:
Arabic: Excellent English: French:
Submission guidelines: Please send CV and cover letter in English to CVs without a cover letter won't be considered.
Cover letter required? Yes
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