Principal Legal Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £16.50 - £24.82 per hour
Published 7 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Laura Hagan
Job Ref CHS0905_1500633884

Job Description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation require a Principal Legal Officer to start ASAP until the end of October 2017

Role: Principal Legal Officer

Pay rate: 0-12 week's £16.50 p/h

13+ week's £24.82p/h

Location: Belfast

Hours: 37 hours per week

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.

Extensive experience of scrutinising subordinate secondary legislation to ensure that is in intra vires

Extensive experience of advising government departments in the exercise of their statutory powers and duties particularly in the subject areas of agricultural law and / or environmental law or social security law

Substantial experience of interpreting and applying legislation


Advising government departments on their statutory powers and functions under governing legislation particularly (but not exclusively) agriculture, environmental or social security legislation;

Analysing and scrutinising subordinate agricultural, environmental and social security legislation to ensure that it is intra vires.

Please note that successful candidate's will be required to complete a Standard Access NI Security Clearance at a cost of £26.00. 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, Laura Hagan will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

The deadline for this position will be Monday 24th July at 10am

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