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Government of The Virgin Islands
Government agency
Principal Crown Counsel
Category: Legal
Description:
* Civil, Attorney General's Chambers (Legal)
  • Draft civil legal documents on instructions from Government Departments in a timely manner
  • Provide detailed legal opinions on complex civil matters
  • Provide assistance and guidance in the conduct and progress of matters
  • To advise H.E. the Governor and Ministries on, inter alia, matters of administrative and constitutional law and disciplinary proceedings under the Public Service Commission Regulations
  • Advise government on and provide assistance in execution of civil Letters Rogatory and other matters of International Co-operation
  • Draft, review and advise on major contracts (construction, architect, engineering, management, consultancy and management) and commercial agreements
  • To liaise with other Counsel on matters affecting the Chambers as a unit, and to ensure familiarity with major matters involving the Chambers
  • To perform the functions set out above in a manner which exemplifies the required knowledge and skills set herein mentioned and to thereafter maintain a system of accountability for legal and related services in a manner prescribed by the Attorney General
  • To report to and be accountable to the Attorney General through the Solicitor General for all matters here in above listed
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree
  • Legal Practitioner"s Certificate, which will enable admission to practice in the BVI
  • 7 years Post Qualification Experience
  • Post-graduate specialisation in any area of civil, commercial, or international law would be a distinct advantage
  • The ability to master and interpret complex legislation
  • Practical knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules of the BVI jurisdiction
  • Sound knowledge of Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Sound Negotiating and related skills
  • Must have a keen eye for detail, developed capacity to work with criticism, and be time as well as deliverables driven
NB:  Candidates possessing a combination of extensive directly related experience, transferable skills and additional qualifications which may qualify them to do this job are encouraged to apply for consideration.
For further information regarding this vacancy, please refer to our website: http://www.hr.gov.vg/emp_opportunities.asp#
Deadline: February 08, 2013

Contact Information
Name: N/A
Address: The Secretary
Judicial and Legal Services Commission
Central Administration Complex
Road Town, Tortola VG 1110
British Virgin Islands
Email: hrdbvi@gov.vg
Telephone: (284) 468-0073
Fax: (284) 494-5799

Ad Post Date: 2013-01-23

 

 

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