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Careers at NATO


The current 58 NATO legal offices located in 22 nations are staffed with civilian and military lawyers who provide advice on a large number of topics that require legal expertise. Depending on the mission of the organisation they support, NATO legal advisors may work on actions involving public international law, private international law, administrative law, intellectual property rights, the law of armed conflict and military operations, legal relations with host nations, personnel, cyber defence, air and space, maritime, contracting, and procurement law.

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  • Legal affairs

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Kerstin, Lawyer

The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency is the provider of NATO-wide IT services and C4ISR capabilities including cyber and missile defence. The NCI Agency Legal Office plans, develops, maintains and manages the legal affairs of the agency and gives legal and policy advice. I am a trained lawyer and as Senior Assistant Legal Adviser I work directly for the NCI Agency Legal Advisor on a wide variety of legal topics, ranging from public international law, international institutional and to administrative law and personnel matters. I am also involved in the procurement process and in the review of contractual documents. I enjoy a challenging and fascinating job, working with colleagues throughout NATO from a large range of disciplines.

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