Judicial Assistant to the Designated Belize TIP Justice

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Belize and The Human Trafficking Institute have partnered together to strengthen the ability of the Belize judiciary to respond to trafficking in persons cases. The candidate selected for this position will further this partnership by working directly with the Supreme Court Justice designated to hear Trafficking in Persons cases.

The Judicial Assistant will work directly under the supervision of the Designated TIP Justice for a one-year term, providing legal research and writing assistance on TIP cases and other projects as directed by the TIP Justice. The Judicial Assistant will also assist the Institute with research and writing projects related to TIP law and practice and assist in the planning and execution of various TIP training events in Belize. The Judicial Assistant’s primary duty station will be in Belmopan, Belize, but will occasionally be required to travel elsewhere in Belize and to the United States to attend Institute meetings. Preference will be given to graduates of Commonwealth Caribbean law schools and those familiar with Commonwealth law. The position will begin in October or November 2018 and run for one year.

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