Egality Law is a corporate and commercial law firm with offices in Accra, Ghana, and London UK. We specialise in media, human rights, corporate and commercial law, and focus on clients that are seeking to serve the public interest.
We are grounded in principles of integrity, ethics and the public interest, and we benefit from two decades of experience with leading international law firms and multinational institutions.
Two opportunities have arisen within our Accra office; we are now recruiting for the roles of Legal Intern and Junior Associate for our Ghana-based office. The successful candidates will demonstrate the following skills and attributes:
1. Legal Internship role: Candidate should either be studying law or recently qualified at the Bar. Have strong written and research skills. Ability to think through legal problems. International education or work experience is desirable. Ability to perform administrative duties.
2. Junior Associate role: · Qualified lawyer with at least 2-3 years practicing experience. · International education or work experience is beneficial. · Excellent administrative and organisational skills. · Highly analytical with a strong attention to detail. · Ability to handle pressure, in a fast-paced environment.
3. Requirements for all Candidates: · Strong academic performance at senior school and university level. · Excellent written and oral communication skills. · Computer proficiency (Word, Excel, Powerpoint are essential).
Method of Application Applicants must apply by email to Vanessa Rutherford; firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact telephone number +233 (0) 208 193 093, Applications should include:
1. Handwritten cover letter, scanned as a pdf. 2. A copy of your Curriculum Vitae, including grades at high school and university. 3. Relevant certificates and documents (pdf also). 4. Two recent examples of your written work, redacted as necessary.
Previous applicants need not reapply.
Closing date for internship application: 30th September 2020. Closing date for Junior Associate applications: 2nd October 2020