Lawyers for Human Rights is inviting applications from law students with an interest in human rights law and public interest litigation to apply for the volunteer internship programme in the Strategic Litigation Programme based in the Johannesburg Law Clinic.

LHR aims to advance human rights and provide high-quality legal services to those who cannot afford private legal representation.

Please note that our internship programme is fully unpaid and is full-time.


  • law students or graduates,
  • available for a minimum of three months, full time.

Other disciplines will be considered provided there is an interest in Human Rights.

Skills and attributes:

  • proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word and Excel);
  • legal research and writing skills;
  • solid communication skills;
  • adaptability and willingness to learn.

To apply please forward a comprehensive CV / resume, cover letter, and academic certificates, if any, to Wayne Ncube, at Wayne [at] lhr [dot] org [dot] za. The closing date for applications is 25 February 2020.