Center for Free Secondary Legal Aid in Luhansk and Kharkiv Oblasts

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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
private international law.
It is supported by USAID, the American Bar Association, the Council of Europe, etc.
It is open to sharing its experience in advocacy services with Ń–nternational students and graduates.

Primary legal aid involves informing people about their rights, the procedure for their implementation and restoration in case of violation.
These are the following types of legal services:
- providing legal information;
- consultations and clarifications on legal issues;
- preparation of applications, complaints, other legal documents (except procedural), as well as assistance in accessing secondary legal aid and mediation.

WEBSITE

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

TYPE OF THE STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

Public institution, Other, what?: Legal advice centre

TRAINEESHIP TASKS

The tasks of the STEP Trainee include inter alia:
- Conducting research;
- Drafting consultations with clients

ORGANISING ELSA GROUP

ELSA Ukraine

PLACE OF THE TRAINEESHIP

Kharkiv, Ukraine

TRAINEESHIP FORMAT

On-site

EARLIEST START DATE

30/08/2021

DURATION

2 week/s

REMUNERATION

unpaid

REQUIRED STUDY LEVEL

Undergraduate

LEGAL SKILLS REQUIRED

Administrative Law - General
Civil Law and Procedure - General
Criminal Law and Procedure - General
Public International Law - General

LANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED

Russian - Basic
OR
English - Good
OR
Ukrainian - Basic

NUMBER OF TRAINEES

5

NUMBERS OF HOURS PER WEEK

20

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We are going to share with trainee the experience of Ukrainian free
legal aid system, which will include cooperation with governmental
bodies, firms.
The knowledge of Russian would be an asset. However, we also have
attorneys who speak English.
As we are a governmental body, we are not able to provide any
remuneration or additional services. Regardless, we are open to helping
our Trainees with any other issues concerning their stay in Kharkiv.