Role: BESL / Principal Legal Officer
Rate of Pay: £27.04phr
Location: Departmental Solicitors Office Belfast
Duration: 6 months
Hours: Monday to Friday
The post holder will be part of a small team consisting of a Grade 6 lawyer and one other grade 7 lawyer providing advice and assistance to the Executive Office on a range of matters, including general legal queries and primary and secondary legislation.
Good organisational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently and absorb information quickly, but also an understanding of when matters need to be referred up the line.
Ability to provide decisive, well researched and well-presented legal advice.
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
Qualified solicitor or barrister with at least 2 years PQE
Due to the pandemic this role is working from home and this is likely to continue for the foreseeable future.
Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Access NI Disclosure check at a cost of £18/£33. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.
To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Kim Martin will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.
**PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE MAY BE FILLED VERY QUICKLY BUT WE WILL KEEP YOUR DETAILS ON FILE FOR ANY FUTURE ROLES THAT COME THROUGH THAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN**