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Grade III Solicitor

Location:Laois

Job Length:Permanent

Date:10/07/2024

Firm:Legal Aid Board

Job Type:

Email Address:recruitment@legalaidboard.ie

Reference:240491

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Web Address:http://www.legalaidboard.ie

The Legal Aid Board is an independent, publicly funded organisation which provides family mediation, civil legal aid & advice and vulnerable witness related services.  They are also responsible for the administration of a number of ad hoc criminal legal aid schemes.

Applications are invited from fully qualified Solicitors with an interest in public service and the capacity to provide high quality legal advice and representation to the Board’s clients.

Following a competition, a Panel will be established from which temporary and permanent positions may be filled in the 12 months following the Panel’s establishment. The competition is confined to positions in Portlaoise.

The salary for Solicitor Grade III ranges from €42,756 to €77,205 via annual increments (which are subject to satisfactory service). Two long service increments, payable after a further 3 and 6 years, bring the salary scale to €79,467 and €81,922.

Entry point will be at the minimum of the scale, different pay and conditions may apply subject to Government pay policy procedures.  For the purposes of this competition, candidates may be offered up to point 3 (i.e. €52,823) at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer and based on post qualification experience.

The Board has family friendly policies and extensive opportunities for further training and education. Experience at professional level is desirable but not essential.  

Candidates who currently satisfy the requirements set out in the information booklet are invited to submit a fully completed application form to Human Resources at: recruitment@legalaidboard.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 23 July at 4.00pm.

Application forms and the information booklet are available on www.legalaidboard.ie

The Legal Aid Board is an equal opportunities employer. They promote inclusivity and diversity in the workplace and actively welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

If you require accommodations to be made during the recruitment process, please let them know in advance and they would be happy to assist.

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