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Lawyers Recruitment Committee

The Lawyers Recruitment Committee aims to enable the Legal Vice Presidency to maintain the most appropriate skills mix through the organization and execution of a transparent and efficient recruitment function. The Lawyers Recruitment Committee is responsible for the recruitment of all legal staff (regular and fixed-term of 12 months or more) and non-Administrative and Client Support (Non-ACS) staff positions within the Legal Vice Presidency.

If you require further information regarding employment opportunities in the Legal Vice Presidency, please see the links below regarding:

Lawyer/Non-ACS Staff Opportunities

Current vacancies for professional staff positions in the Legal Vice Presidency are advertised with other professional and technical staff positions on the World Bank's webpage for Job seekers.

 World Bank's Current Vacancies for Professional and Technical Staff

Legal Associates Program

The Legal Associates Program (LAP), launched in 2004, is a program designed to bring talented young legal professionals with some legal experience from all over the world to the World Bank.

 Legal Associates Program

Legal Interns Program

The Legal Interns Program (LIP) is open to individuals with a Master degree in law, LLM or equivalent, or current Master degree in law/LLM students who are nationals of the Bank's member countries, and attracts a large number of highly qualified candidates. The goal of this program is to offer to successful candidates an opportunity to gain legal experience, improve their skills as well as the experience of working in an international environment. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting.

The World Bank pays an hourly salary to all Interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses. Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations and health insurance. The positions are located in Washington, DC and can last from six to twelve months depending on the start date.

 Legal Interns Program

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Please do not send applications or résumés to this email. 
Please do not contact the Legal Help Desk.

Last updated: 2010-11-15

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