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Before the UN Dispute Tribunal, an applicant is allowed to be represented by: An attorney or volunteer counsel from the Office of Staff Legal Assistance (OSLA) which will not charge you a fee for any of its services, whether for giving you advice prior to filing an application or after you file your application, or for representing you before the UNDT (see Legal Assistance for Staff); A private attorney who is licensed and authorized to practice law in a national jurisdiction, chosen and hired by you, at your own expense; A staff member or a former staff member of the United Nations or one of the specialized agencies. (...) Toolkit for self-represented litigants (UNDT) – interactive video Toolkit for self-represented litigants (UNDT) – text HOW AN ATTORNEY CAN HELP YOU You are strongly encouraged to seek legal assistance through an attorney or volunteer counsel before filing your application to the UNDT so you can: get advice on your application to the UNDT before you file it, in order to have someone to listen to your grievance, give you objective feedback on the merits of your case, tell you what your options might be before you file your application to the UNDT, and make sure that you understand all applicable procedures and comply with all the requirements and deadlines if you choose to use the formal justice system (the UNDT); get advice on your case after the filing, so you know what you need to do in order to prepare yourself for any UNDT case proceedings that might take place and a UNDT hearing if one is scheduled; have a qualified attorney representing you and your interest before the UNDT, for UNDT case proceedings and a UNDT hearing, if one is scheduled. THE LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE AUTHORIZATION FORM If you choose to have an attorney represent you, you need to fill in and send to the UNDT the Legal Representative Authorization Form on which you provide your signed authorization for the legal representative to represent you.
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Score: 1062579.8 - https://www.un.org/en/internal...tice/undt/representation.shtml
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The right to practise as an attorney shall be acquired by entry in the register of attorneys. (...) Attorneys shall refuse to undertake such representation if they have represented the opposing party in the same case, if the opposing party has been represented by an attorney working in the same law office, if they have worked as an employed attorney, candidate attorney or trainee attorney with an attorney representing the opposing party, or if they have acted in the same case as judge, state prosecutor, authorised official of law enforcement authorities or as an official in administrative proceedings, and in other cases provided by an Act. (...) Equal pay under the Attorneys’ Tariff for an attorney providing free legal aid and for an attorney working for a client, who is not entitled to free legal aid.
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Score: 909673 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...onaire-protection-lawyers.docx
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An attorney may practice its activity individually or within institutional-legal forms of law office or association of attorneys. (...) Attorneys, their associations may be members of international bar association. 2. (...) Organizational forms of attorneys` self-governance are the conference of attorneys of a region, a council of attorneys of a region, Council of attorneys of Ukraine, congress of attorneys of Ukraine.
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Score: 907056.25 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...y/BarAssociations/Ukraine.docx
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In addition to the requirements provided for by the relevant laws, a contract for establishing a partnership must include the following provisions: that the sole activity of such partnership shall be the practice of law; that the members of such partnership shall be the attorneys enrolled in the Bar Association’s register of attorneys; that the legal assistance on behalf of such partnership may be delivered by its attorneys, members of the partnership and the attorneys engaged by the partnership; that the attorneys that work in such partnership need not to be the partnership members; that the attorneys that are the members of such partnership may not engage in the practice of law outside the partnership. (...) (a)(b)(c) The Bar Association is an autonomous, independent, professional organization of attorneys performing the affairs of general interest for attorneys entered in the register of attorneys and performing the activities entrusted to it by this Law. (...) According to the Law (Article 4) an attorney acquires the right to practice law by being enrolled in the register of attorneys and upon taking an oath.
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Score: 905463.2 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...arAssociations/Montenegro.docx
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The admission process to the legal profession and the licensing of lawyers; Participation in an attorney/ legal adviser training programme and passing the attorney/ legal adviser final examination remain the simplest way into the attorney/ legal adviser profession. (...) The conduct of disciplinary proceedings against lawyers; Cases of inappropriate activities engaged in by attorneys and legal advisers fall under the competencies of the respective attorneys’ and legal advisers’ self-governing bodies. (...) Self-governing body membership is compulsory for attorneys and legal advisers. There is no shortage of attorneys or legal advisers in the territory of Poland. 2
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Score: 904197 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...ry/BarAssociations/Poland.docx
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The Finnish Bar Association is an organization whose activity is regulated by the Attorneys-at-Law Act of 1958. The organization's statutory tasks are to regulate and supervise attorneys-at-law's activity. (...) In court proceedings, legal aid is offered by Public Legal Aid Attorneys, Advocates and other lawyer licensed to assist clients in trials for legal assistance; in other matters, legal aid is offered by Public Legal Aid Attorneys. (...) In court proceedings, legal aid is offered by Public Legal Aid Attorneys, Advocates and other lawyer licensed to assist clients in trials for legal assistance; in other matters, legal aid is offered by Public Legal Aid Attorneys.
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Score: 893552.5 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...ons/FinnishBarAssociation.docx
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NIJC provides pro bono attorneys with: • basic asylum trainings offered about once every three months. (...) NIJC asks that pro bono attorneys agree: • to attend the next available NIJC training, if the attorney has not already attended a training. • to provide representation on a case for its duration. (...) If a client has not previously been identified as a UIC by NIJC, but the pro bono attorney thinks the client should be considered an unaccompanied alien child, the attorney should contact NIJC.
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Score: 889023.1 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/5aa6cfac4.pdf
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For violations of duties and violation of the reputation of the legal profession, an attorney-at-law may be imposed with the following disciplinary measures: 1) warning; 2) fine; 3) removal from the list of attorneys-at-law. (...) For a serious breach of duties of attorneys-at-law and reputation of legal profession, attorney-at-law can be fined or erased from the directory of attorneys-at-law. (...) State-appointed attorneys (known as ex-officio attorneys) may be appointed for indigent clients but there are concerns regarding the mechanism for their selection and a lack of quality control” (pg. 176).
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Score: 883097.5 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...ary/BarAssociations/Serbia.doc
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ATTORNEYS In the U.S., an attorney is someone who: • attended law school and received a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree; • is a licensed member of a state bar association in “good standing;” and • passed an exam given by the state bar association. An attorney also is called a “lawyer.” Attorneys can give legal advice and provide legal services. (...) Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) • Any immigration court • The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) • The state court where he/she is a member of the bar You can ask to see your attorney’s licensing documents. You should make a note of the admission number if any. • There are two places you can learn whether an attorney is licensed and in “good standing”: o State Bar Associations keep track of attorneys.
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Score: 875183.3 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/58595dfc4.pdf
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ATTORNEYS In the U.S., an attorney is someone who: • attended law school and received a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree; • is a licensed member of a state bar association in “good standing;” and • passed an exam given by the state bar association. An attorney also is called a “lawyer.” Attorneys can give legal advice and provide legal services. (...) Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) • Any immigration court • The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) • The state court where he/she is a member of the bar You can ask to see your attorney’s licensing documents. You should make a note of the admission number if any. • There are two places you can learn whether an attorney is licensed and in “good standing”: o State Bar Associations keep track of attorneys.
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Score: 875183.3 - https://www.unhcr.org/58595dfc4.pdf
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