- FALKLAND ISLANDS GOVERNMENT ATTORNEY GENERAL, Falkland
Salary package starting from £111,000 (inclusive of gratuity)
(FTC 2-3 years with the possibility of extension)
The Falkland Islands is a British overseas territory set in a unique and dramatically beautiful environment in the South Atlantic Ocean. The Falkland Islands Government is seeking applicants for the high profile role of Attorney General.
The role of Attorney General represents a truly unique opportunity for an exceptional individual to build on the achievements over the past three years. As the principal legal adviser in the Islands the successful applicant will be required to advise the Governor, the Chief Executive and the Government on the full breadth of Government activities and carry out the equivalent role of DPP. The successful applicant will lead a small team of qualified lawyers and other support staff and will be a member of the Corporate Management Team. They will also advise the Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
Applicants must be a solicitor or barrister with at least 10 years broad based experience at a senior level including public/human rights law, contract and employment law, and criminal and civil litigation. They must have been admitted or called to the bar in the United Kingdom, Ireland or a British overseas territory.
If you have the drive and ambition to be successful in this challenging role, and wish to share our ambition for the future of the Falkland Islands and the people we serve, then we certainly want to hear from you.
Completed application forms should be returned by email to the above address no later than 20:00 (UK Time) on Friday 28 July 2017.
Job posted on 12 July 2017.
Please mention Human Rights Jobs while applying for this position.