Center for Free Secondary Legal Aid in Luhansk and Kharkiv Oblasts

TN-UA/02

DESCRIPTION OF THE STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

The Center is a governmental body entitled to provide free legal services for categories of citizens, as described by Ukrainian legislation.

The Center deals with different types of legal cases from civil law to
international private ones. The Center is supported by the USAID, the American Bar Association, the Council of Europe, etc.

We are open to sharing our experience in advocacy services with international students and graduates.

WEBSITE

http://legalaid.gov.ua/en/

TYPE OF THE STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

Other, what?: Governmental organisation

TRAINEESHIP TASKS

The Center will share with the Trainee the experience of Ukrainian free legal aid system, which will include cooperation with governmental bodies and firms.

The Trainees are asked to inter alia conduct research, draft consultations with clients, etc.

ORGANISING ELSA GROUP

ELSA Ukraine

PLACE OF THE TRAINEESHIP

Kharkiv, Ukraine

MIN DURATION

2 week/s

MAX DURATION

3 week/s

REMUNERATION

unpaid

REQUIRED STUDY LEVEL

Undergraduate

LEGAL SKILLS REQUIRED

Administrative Law - General
Civil Law - General
Constitutional Law - General
Criminal Law - General
Human Rights - General
Public International Law - General

LANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED

English - Good
OR
Russian - Good

NUMBER OF TRAINEES

3

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The knowledge of Russian would be an asset, however, we also have attorneys who speak English.

As we are the governmental body, we are not able to provide any additional services or remuneration, but we are open to help our Trainees with any other issues concerning their stay in Kharkiv.