Scottish Human Rights Commission
Scottish Human Rights Commission
The Scottish Human Rights Commission promotes and protects human rights for everyone in Scotland. We are an independent public body, accredited as an A-status National Human Rights Institution within the United Nations human rights system.

Current vacancies

Legal Fellow

  • Full time
  • £28,860 – £31,318
  • Hybrid: Based in Edinburgh, Hybrid working available
  • Closing 1st July 2024

The Scottish Human Rights Commission is an independent public body which promotes and protects human rights across Scotland.

The Scottish Human Rights Commission is recruiting a Legal Fellow, for a fixed term of 12 months, as part of its Scottish Human Rights Fellowship scheme.

The job holder will work collaboratively with members of the Legal and Policy team and colleagues across the Commission, gaining valuable insight into the work of Scotland’s National Human Rights Institution.

Specific projects and areas of work will depend on the particular focus of the Legal and Policy team at any given time; however, the job holder will use their knowledge of the European and International human rights systems together with their legal and policy research skills to support various projects aimed at protecting and promoting the human rights of everyone in Scotland.

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