House of Commons Jobs – International Law Researcher

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Job Description:

Research and information services aimed primarily at Members and their staff are provided under the House of Commons Library brand. Research services are provided by eight sections, each responsible for research services in broad subject groupings.

Job Responsibilities:

  • International Criminal Law and international humanitarian law issues
  • State sovereignty, statehood, and recognition
  • Public international law, including the law of treaties, state responsibility, and the UK’s constitutional relationship with international law
  • International human rights law
  • International organisations, such as the United Nations, the International Criminal Court, the World Trade Organisation
  • Conflict and security law, including the use of force, sanctions, countermeasures, and military assistance agreements
  • The law of the sea, migration and international refugee law
  • The law of the United Nations, and developments at the UN Security Council and UN General Assembly

Job Requirements:

  • Research and information services aimed primarily at Members and their staff are provided under the House of Commons Library brand. Research services are provided by eight sections, each responsible for research services in broad subject groupings.
  • The Research and Information team delivers research, information and other services for Members, their staff, House staff and the public.
  • The International Affairs and Defence Section covers a wide range of policy areas, including emerging issues in the international arena, defence policy, the armed forces, international development policy and practice, and UK foreign affairs.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Good written and oral communication skills, and the ability to explain complex information clearly and succinctly, with strict political impartiality and authority, in line with the needs of the audience.
  • Experience of prioritising workload for yourself to ensure changing short, medium and long-term demands and deadlines are met.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of international law and related policies and organisations.
  • A good knowledge of current affairs, UK public policy, and parliamentary process.
  • Ability to collate complex, technical material, relevant to a subject and to analyse, interpret, and present it clearly for a non-specialist.
  • Ability to work successfully within a team, whilst upholding the values of equality, diversity and inclusion.

Job Details:

Company: House of Commons

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England

Application Deadline: N/A

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