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STL recruiting Legal Officer

Leidschendam, Netherlands, 29 April 2014


Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package will be offered. The successful applicant will be offered a fixed-term appointment of one year limited to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL). Any subsequent extension(s) are subject to terms of the Tribunal’s mandate and/or the availability of the funds. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is an international inter-governmental organization with its own independent legal identity and not a UN organization. However, the STL follows the UN common system for benefits and entitlements to its staff members. UN staff members may also serve on loan from their parent department/office, if selected.

The English version of this vacancy announcement is authentic. The French and Arabic version, if available, is not an official translation and is provided for information purposes only.


Assist the Trial Judges and legal officers in planning, organising and coordinating activities within the Trial Chamber. Provide specialised legal, judicial and administrative support.

Duties include: extensive legal research, particularly on Lebanese and international criminal law; preparation of draft memoranda and draft decisions/judgments; legal analysis of evidence and judgments; assessing appeal briefs and authorities submitted by the parties; maintaining files on Tribunal practice and development; monitoring relevant developments in Lebanese and international law; organising seminars and lectures for the benefit of Chambers and the Tribunal as a whole. Perform other duties as required.

Deadline:  15 May 2014

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