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Announcements : Law Fellowships in Legal Empowerment
Announcement: Law Fellowships in Legal Empowerment


Namati, a leading organization dedicated to legal empowerment is seeking current law students or recent graduates for legal fellowships around the world. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest and passion for social justice, rule of law, human rights and/or development. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


About Namati

Namati is dedicated to putting the law in people’s hands. We strive to build a just world, in which every one of us can take part in the decisions—and demand accountability from the institutions—that affectour lives.Namati is the leading international organization dedicated to legal empowerment.

Namati partners with civil society organizations and governments to develop, implement, and evaluate legal empowerment strategies that address five urgent global challenges:
  • Delivering quality legal aid at scale
  • Protecting community land rights
  • Closing the enforcement gap in environmental law
  • Fulfilling the right to citizenship
  • Ensuring that essential services like healthcare and education are accountable to local communities
The Opportunity

Namati seeks dynamic, self starting law students and recent graduates to join our team as legal fellows,with placements in Sierra Leone, India, Liberia, Uganda, Mozambique Kenya, Burma and the United States (Oakland and Washington, DC) Below are examples of existing fellowships for which we are actively recruiting. We also invite proposals for additional placements in the above locations; Namati will collaborate with short listed candidates to further develop project ideas.

Applicants should have a demonstrated interest and passion for social justice, rule of law, human rights, and/or development. Namati welcomes highly motivated problem solvers capable of adapting to challenging environments.

To  Apply

Namati accepts applications and proposals year-­-round from students and recent graduates.  Please submit your CV, a recent writing sample, and a letter of interest indicating (a) the fellowship for which you are applying or, if relevant, your proposed project scope and location, and (b) the duration of your commitment (3 months minimum) to employment@namati.org.  We encourage you to visit our program pages at www.namati.org/work to tailor your proposal to Namati’s focus areas.