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Lawyer – Anbar / Karmah


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2 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree


  • Organization: IRC – International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Ramadi
  • Grade: Level not specified – Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal – Broad


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian helps, relief, and improvement non-governmental organization. It was founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association and altered its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the alike Emergency Rescue Committee. The IRC answers to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and assists people to survive and rebuild their lives by restoring health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to mankind. The organization provides assistance in different areas such as primary health care, reproductive health care, environmental health, child survival, blindness treatment and prevention, and assistance for victims of sexual violence. The IRC has a high rating for accountability and finance.


  1. Complete daily field visits to identify legal needs.
  2. Deliver individual legal counseling , advice, casework services and representation before courts and administrative bodies in places of civil documentation, personal status, family law, HLP, and possibly detention and missing person cases.
  3. Carry out all legal assistance in line with Iraqi law, Humanitarian Principles, and internal ethical and best practice procedures including all Standard Operating Procedures linked to the legal program, as well as the IRC Way Policy.
  1. Support on behalf of clients and make direct interventions with local authorities (e.g. phone calls, letters or meetings) or other societies (NGOs) or international organizations (UN), were appropriate.
  1. Provide legal understanding sessions based on previously identified needs, to the communities, mainly on civil documentation, private status, family law, HLP, and possibly detention and missing person cases.
  2. Ensure all case files are complete with court copies , receipts, signed Legal Service Agreements and case closure forms. Archive all legal cases in assured storage within the IRC office, in individual casefiles, ensuring respect of client confidentiality.
  3. Preserve correct and modernized and accurate documentation of all legal activities on the CommCare data management system.

APPLY ALSO: Head of Field Office UNHCR


  • Bachelor’s degree in law.
  • Associate of Iraq Bar Association (class B).
  • At least 2-4 years experience in rehearsing law (practitioner degree).
  • Experience operating in an NGO or working in the humanitarian/development sector.
  • Experience working with IDPs, returnees and keeper communities.
  • Belief in human rights including gender parity.
  • Strong respect for moral legal practice.
  • Background working with people from different backgrounds.
  • Functional understanding of Microsoft office applications.



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