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Job Description

Description:
MAIN DUTIES

· To provide legal advice to the Government as follows:
o The Governor.
o Ministers, Ministries and Departments in relation to a wide range of Government activities.
o Public Service Commission
o Land Registry.
· To conduct or assist in the conduct of civil litigation by and against Government, including preparatory work and appearing as an advocate in civil proceedings before the various courts and tribunals in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
· To advise on Government Contracts and Commercial transactions and prepare their documentation.
· Other duties as may be directed by the Attorney General from time to time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

Qualified and eligible to practise in a Commonwealth Law Jurisdiction or the Republic of Ireland. Experience in Civil and Commercial litigations as well as commercial and contract negotiations and documentations in both Private Practice and Public Service would be an advantage. This is a senior post and an applicant of less than five years post qualification experience is not likely to be appointed. The division of responsibilities varies from time to time depending upon the volume, nature and complexity of the work being undertaken and the experience of the respective post-holders in the Chambers.

SALARY $49,800 - $53,100 per annum

For person recruited from outside the Turks and Islands a two or three year extendable contract is offered. Other benefits offered in addition to basic salary include Transportation and Telephone Allowance, Housing Allowance, end-of-contract gratuity of 15% of salary, return passage for family of up to two children under the age of 16 years, duty free on the shipment of personal effects imported within six months of appointment.
Applicant’s resumé including contact number and email address, two letters of reference and a police certificate should be sent to the Executive Permanent Secretary, Public Service Commission, South Base, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands. Telephone 649-946-2702/Fax 649-946-1582, email: cso@gov.tc

APPLICATION DEADLINE 7th March 2008

ONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW WILL BE NOTIFIED



Employer:
Public Service Commission of The Turks Caicos Islands

Ref No:
Attorney General Chambers

Title:
Senior Crown Counsel (Commercial)

Date Added:
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 16:27:10

Job Type:
Contract

Salary:
See Job Description

Industries:
Government


Region:


Not In Jamaica

Contact:
Human Resource Department

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