Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Vacancy - Legal Advisor

The Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute-Future Worlds Center seeks a Legal Advisor.

Under a project implemented by the Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute and funded by UNHCR, which offers free legal advice and representation to asylum seekers and refugees.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Advise asylum seekers (including in detention centers) on the asylum

procedure in Cyprus and provide representation during the administrative asylum process.

- Prepare and submit administrative recourses against negative asylum decisions.

- Counsel and provide representation to refugees and asylum seekers on access to their rights.

Required Qualifications

- Law degree (mandatory)

- Prior experience or post graduate qualification in asylum issues and/or administrative law will be considered an advantage.

- Excellent command of both Greek and English languages.

Applications to be submitted by 14 September 2011 to:,