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If you are an individual who would like to make a donation to Fair Trials’ work, you can do so through our JustGiving page. If you would like to donate specifically to the work of Fair Trials Americas (a 501(c)(3) company), you can do so through PayPal.

If you are an organisation interested in funding our work, please contact [email protected]

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For media enquiries, contact Pam Cowburn: [email protected], +44 (0) 7749 785 932. 

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For any general enquiries, contact [email protected]

Fair Trials does not provide legal advice or assistance to individuals.  We have produced information to help people accused of crimes to understand and exercise their fair trial rights. It is unlikely that we will be able to provide further help or information but if you would still like to contact us about a legal case, please email: [email protected]

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Opportunities to work with us

Chief Financial Officer

Reporting into the CEO, you will be responsible for overall financial planning, reporting and controls; regulatory and grant compliance; and operations. You will be a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) that has experience in a financial leadership position, providing regular support to non-finance staff. In addition, you will have led teams and hold experience of overall financial management and control, including the preparation of statutory accounts. Experience working with international subsidiaries and currencies is highly beneficial. Not-for-profit experience is not essential, but a strong level of interest in Fair Trials and its mission objectives is expected.

We are actively seeking a diverse applicant pool and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply, including people with lived experience of criminal justice.

The deadline to apply is 1st November 2021. Click here for more information and to apply, or contact Joe Harris at Michael Page: [email protected] 

Legal and Policy Officer (Washington DC Office)

Fair Trials is an international NGO that campaigns for fair and equal criminal justice systems. For the past decade, Fair Trials has become a leading contributor to exciting developments in the field of criminal justice across Europe and globally, with innovative and effective campaigns to: protect procedural rights of suspects and defendants and tackle global challenges to human rights protection in criminal cases.

We are now bringing our expertise and the perspectives of our global network of criminal defense lawyers, academics and non-profits to inform the criminal justice reform movement in the USA and Latin America from a new hub in Washington DC. This role will lead our work on US criminal legal system reform and will work closely with colleagues in London and Brussels and with our wider global networks of fair trial defenders.

Join us and be part of the exciting expansion of Fair Trials’ impact into a new region.

For full details of the posts, please see the candidate briefing and job description.

To apply for this role, please send a CV and cover letter to [email protected] no later than noon on 20th October 2021.

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