LHR is an independent human rights organisation with a thirty-eight-year track record of human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa. We offer human rights lawyers an exciting and challenging work environment covering a wide range of social justice issues.

LHR is inviting applications from law graduates with an interest in human rights law and public interest litigation to join our candidate attorney programme, LHR offers candidate attorneys comprehensive in-house training and financial support to complete the School of Legal Practice training. These positions are based in LHR’s Johannesburg and Pretoria law clinics and placement focuses mainly on refugee and migrant rights.

Requirements: LLB degree, legal research and writing skills and driver license.

To apply please forward a CV, cover letter and details of two references to Elias Mabena, //13/elias [at] lhr [dot] org [dot] za">elias [at] lhr [dot] org [dot] za before 27 February 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information about LHR, go to