The Kalisher Trust Internship with Amicus

The Kalisher Trust and Amicus are pleased to offer this paid opportunity to undertake vital capital defence casework. The successful intern will spend 3-4 months (start date to be discussed at interview) in an Amicus affiliate capital defence office in the US. Typical tasks include research, drafting, visits to death row and interviews of jurors or family members. He or she will be awarded £5,000.

Applications are invited from criminal barristers in private practice (i.e. already in tenancy at the criminal Bar) up to 5 years' call. Applicants are required to have joined Amicus and to have attended or registered for Amicus' US Death Penalty Training. Click here to register for Autumn Training 2017 (dates TBC) in order to ensure eligibility for the internship.

To apply, please e-mail a CV and a statement (not exceeding 600 words) identifying your interest, as well as your skills and attributes, to Kalisher Administrator Gillian Rorke at gillianrorke@icloud.com. Mark your email with 'KALISHER TRUST INTERNSHIP WITH AMICUS' in the subject line. The closing date for applications is 12 March 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in the week beginning 3 April 2017 in central London. Visit www.amicus-alj.org or www.thekalishertrust.org for more details.