Law - International

Sector overview

Overview of the Law sector 


Useful online resources

Law Society of Scotland - Brussels office

US Legal Studies - Programs for foreign lawyers & international students (scroll down page). With advice about obtaining a license to practice law in US

Human Rights

All about law - Human rights law

European Court of Human Rights

How to get a job in human rights - blog post from Warwick University Careers Service

Human Rights Advice from St Andrews Univeristy Careers Service

Human Rights Websites   Word document

I want to work in...Human Rights useful careers links from the University of Kent

Law Careers - civil liberties and human rights practice area

Law Society - Human Rights Community including a regular news update

Legal futures - legal news and market intelligence

LLM/PgDip Human Rights Law  University of Strathclyde 

TARGETjobs Human Rights Law

UNHCR careers


Job sites and specialist recruiters


Council of the European Union

Court of Justice of the European Union including jobs and traineeships

Eurobrussels - European jobsite

EURES - European job portal

European Parliament


Chambers Guides (to the World's Best Lawyers) Worldwide legal directories

Internship Programme at the United Nations

UN Office of Legal Affairs Vacancies and Internships

World Health Organisation - internships and other opportunities 

Human rights

Amnesty International

European Council on Refugees and Exiles

Human Rights Jobs from the Guardian

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants 



Refugee Council

Scottish Refugee Council including information about volunteering


Professional bodies

American Bar Association

British Institute of Human Rights

Equality and Human Rights Commission

European Law Students' Association

European Young Bar Association

Human Rights Lawyers Association

Immigration Law Practitioners' Assocation

International Law Association

Law Council of Australia

Law Society of Ireland

Law Society of Ontario

New Zealand Law Society