Defense Lawyer

Bachelor's Degree   Samangan, Afghanistan Full Time 950
Date Posted:Apr 17, 2018
Reference:ILF-A KBL 088
Closing Date:Apr 22, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Legal
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,66

About ILF-A:

Founded: 2003

International Legal Foundation-Afghanistan (ILF-A) Operating in Afghanistan since 2003, ILF-Afghanistan is a country-wide public defender office that provides criminal defense services free of charge to indigent Afghan men, women, and children. Established by the International Legal Foundation (ILF), an international non-governmental organization based in the United States, ILF-Afghanistan is non-governmental and Non profit organization registered with the Ministry of Economy of Afghanistan and Independent Legal Aid board of Afghanistan.

Company Benefits:
Lunch Subcidy

Job Summary:

According to Article 31 of Constitution, ILF-A defense lawyers provide free legal services to indigenous suspects and accused in criminal courts. According to the ILF-A policy defense lawyers handle and follow up cases carefully and professionally till the end of final decision of courts, the defense lawyers implement their duties in accordance to the rules of ILF-A and guidance of line supervisors, in order to appropriately defend their clients. We Prefer local Applicants.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Having knowledge of computer.
Typing skills. Should have the comprehensive knowledge of Afghanistan’s laws and legal system Have good communication skills and have the special ability of establish relations
Should be able to speak and write Pashto and Dari languages and English is asset.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Handling 12 active cases during investigation in accordance to the regulations of ILF-A.

Handling and follow up of the clients’ cases in police departments, prosecution offices and courts.

Clients’ case study in police departments, prosecution offices and courts.

Participating in judicial sessions and defense from the clients in trials.

Participating in the prosecution investigation process regarding his/her client.

Writing and preparing the defense statement and objection over prosecution appeal in due time.

Attempts for the release his/her client during investigation and after the decision of court.

Conducting Defensive investigations regarding clients’ cases.

Observation of the crime’s scene, meeting with the victim, witness and the relatives of the victim.

Preparing of the weekly reports.

Reporting to the line supervisor and receiving guidance for the progress of cases.

Receiving advice of supervisor during preparing of defense statements.

Taking the views of line supervisor in consideration.

Filing motion to the appeal court and Supreme Court and reconsideration of the case with the disagreement of client over the decision of primary court and appeal court.

Continuous participation in the internal legal trainings of CLEs of the office.

Coordination and corporation with the other defense lawyers.

Observing all the rules and regulations of the advocacy law, AIBA manifesto and defense lawyer manual.

Handle the Legal clinic responsibilities and follow the Legal clinic rule.

Act according to the policy and procedure of ILF-A.

Keep updated with issues related to ILF-A, and environment where ILF-A operates.

Promote attitude of team spirit and a strong focus on quality and quantity.

Must actively participate for the development and reputation of ILF-A.

All rules and regulations of Afghanistan should be obeyed, if any breaches or illegal actions committed by the employee will be responsible for it.
Helping the Legal clinic at any stage upon Office head's instruction.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Samangan


Must be graduated from Law faculty or Sharia faculty.

Must have the license of the AIBA.

At least 2 years of experience in legal advocacy.

Being citizen of Afghanistan.
In case of need ready to travel and work in all provinces of Afghanistan.

Job Keywords:

Defense Lawyer
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