We welcome applications for UK legal and judicial technical assistance from developing countries. To date, we have worked in Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda.
ROLE has identified and deployed specialists to work alongside in-country partners, including governments, civil society organisations and professional bodies, in key rule of law areas including:
Kenya: tackling corruption through strengthening legislation; empowering prisoners to represent themselves; promoting accountability and adherence to administrative law, strengthening paralegals knowledge on gender based violence; and building capacity around the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Nigeria: stimulating socio-economic development through fast-tracking legislative processes of the Nigerian capital markets.
Rwanda: strengthening commercial justice through improved management and oversight of contracts.
Sierra Leone: improving the efficiency of the commercial court; and supporting the provision of legal aid and judicial training.
Somalia: peer reviewing constitutional text.
Tanzania: developing a best practice approach to training for lawyers and magistrates.
Uganda: identifying needs and opportunities for strengthening child and family law and the development of a child protection system.