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JUDICIAL COUNSEL

The Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission invites applications for the following positions at the Caribbean Court of Justice: Judicial Counsel (On Contract).

Interested? Get the details here how to apply.

All Applications must be submitted on the following application form which must be downloaded, completed and signed: Application-Form

Applications are to be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time on April 5, 2019 via email to recruitment@rjlsc.org or delivered/mailed to:

The Human Resources Manager

Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission

#134 Henry Street 
Port of Spain

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 

Unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

Click here to the Caribbean Court of Justice website to for information before applying.

Position Objective:
To provide support to the President, Judges and staff of the Court primarily through research and the preparation of legal opinions pertaining to matters before the Court and matters affecting the administrative structure of the Court.


Key Responsibilities:
• Conducts research for the President and Judges on legal matters impacting the work of the Court.
• Provides support for the President and Judges in their work as the apex Caribbean court at the heart of improving the delivery of justice in the Caribbean region.
• Provides support at Court sittings.
• Assists in the drafting and vetting of contracts on behalf of the Court.
• Vets and proofreads transcripts and other documents.
• Assists generally with any legal work as it pertains to the Court.
• Assists in the drafting of speeches for the Judges.
• Engages in public education programmes about the Court.
• Serves on committees as required.
• Performs any other related duties as assigned from time to time.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Sound knowledge of International, regional and local courts and organisations.
• Knowledge of International Law.
• Knowledge of research methods, techniques and sources of electronic databases.
• Strong analytical skills and ability to make sound judgments and take initiative.
• Ability to build trust, credibility and effective working relationships with all levels of staff within the organization and with external stakeholders.
• Excellent interpersonal, communications (oral and written) and presentation skills.
• Excellent customer service orientation.
• Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Ability to efficiently manage time, multi-task and function effectively in a fast paced and
demanding environment.
• Ability to work in a team, and demonstrate the highest level of professional integrity, respect
and diplomacy for colleagues and others.
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
• Ability to use initiative appropriately on the job.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.


Internal Relations:
Liaises with:
• Judges
• Library Unit
• Information Technology Unit
• Protocol & Information Unit
• Public Education & Communication Unit


External Relations:
Liaises with:
• Members of the legal fraternity
• Governmental agencies
• Judiciaries in the region


Minimum Experience and Training:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Law with Upper Second-Class Honours at minimum from a recognised University.
• Admission to practise in any Court within the CARICOM region.
• At least two (2) years legal experience post qualifications.


BASE SALARY: US$3,420.05 (Free of Tax)

Job Info:

Department: Registry
Unit: N/A
Reports Directly To: Deputy Registrar & Marshal
Reports Indirectly To: Registrar & Marshal
Directly Supervises: N/A

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Interested? Get the details here how to apply.

All Applications must be submitted on the following application form which must be downloaded, completed and signed: Application-Form

Applications are to be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time on April 5, 2019 via email to recruitment@rjlsc.org or delivered/mailed to:

The Human Resources Manager

Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission

#134 Henry Street 
Port of Spain

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 

Unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

Click here to the Caribbean Court of Justice website to for information before applying.

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