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The Foundation is recruiting a Programme Officer, Asia Pacific for TrustLaw. The position will be based in Bangkok and, working with our local Programme Manager, will support TrustLaw’s activities across Asia Pacific.
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Launched in 2010, TrustLaw has grown to include over 3,000 members, including over 750 law firms and in-house legal teams and over 3,500 NGO and social enterprise members.
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