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Assistant Solicitor/Divisional Head (Grade 5)

REF: IRC264721

DEPARTMENT: Crown Solicitor’s Office (CSO)

SALARY: £74,912 - £84,122

LOCATION: Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street, Belfast

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high profile and purposeful organisation and a chance to apply your leadership and legal expertise within an environment dealing with some of the most high profile litigation in Northern Ireland.

As an Assistant Solicitor/ Divisional Head in the CSO you will lead a team of lawyers and administrative staff in delivery of a complex, busy and varied caseload, including litigation at all levels of courts and tribunals. This will include direct participation in and oversight of the most significant and controversial public law litigation in Northern Ireland of the day, including judicial review, inquests and civil claims.

This post may be filled by secondment of the successful candidate from his/her current employer.

Further appointments may be made from this competition should this position become vacant during the lifetime of the competition.

For more detailed information and to apply, please go to www.nicsrecruitment.org.uk

Completed application forms must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 29th October 2021.

As young people (people under the age of 35), people with a disability and people from minority ethnic communities are currently under represented in NICS, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.

The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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