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Principal Legal Officer x 2

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £16.50 - £25.38 per hour
Published 10 days ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Lesley-Anne Fitzgerald
Job Ref NIC0000857_1572878474

Job Description

Grafton Recruitment are working in partnership with a large public sector organisation to recruit a temporary Principal Legal Officer to start ASAP for a duration of 51 Weeks

Pay rate: 0-12 week's £16.50 per hour

13+ week's £25.38 per hour

Location: Belfast, BT1

Hours: Mon - Fri (9.00am - 5.00pm)

The Departmental Solicitor's Office provides opportunities to work at the centre of the government of Northern Ireland, advising on the key functions of Departments, helping them exercise their powers, often working at the leading edge of policy, administrative and case law legal issues of the day.

Work includes drafting and advising on a wide range of litigation, including at EU level, as well as on industrial relations, planning, environmental, agricultural, social policy, economic and commercial issues at the heart of government.

Departmental Solicitor's Office sits within the Government Legal Service for Northern Ireland which includes other government legal offices.

Essential Criteria

  • Must be a solicitor or barrister entitled to practise in Northern Ireland, and have 1 year's relevant post qualification experience gained within the last 4 years.

Duties

  • Acting on behalf of Government Departments in title and governance due diligence in putting in place for government funding projects.
  • Role requires conveyancing experience and knowledge of contracts and mortgage security work wold be preferable.
  • Knowledge of public sector conveyancing would be an advantage.

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, Lesley-Anne Fitzgerald 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**

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