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Closing Date: 04 October 2022

Solicitor - Commercial Litigation (Permanent)

Education Authority

Job Title

Solicitor - Commercial Litigation  (Permanent )

Job Location

Education Authority Solicitors, Grahamsbridge Road, Dundonald, BT16 2HS

Reference Number

22003940

Post Status

Full Time  - 36 hours per week

Salary

NJC pts 43 - 49 | £47,665 - £53,484 per annum

Closing date

Tuesday 4 October 2022

Essential Criteria

Applicants must meet the following by the closing date for receipt of completed applications:

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Be a qualified Solicitor entitled to practice in Northern Ireland and hold a practising certificate issued by the Law Society of NI or be in a position to do so by 1 November 2022.
  1. Hold a bachelor’s degree (UK Qualification and Credit Framework Level 6) or an equivalent or higher qualification

EXPERIENCE

  1. Have a minimum of three years’ demonstrable post qualification experience in a legal practice

Applicants must demonstrate that the above experience includes taking a leading role in the conduct and resolution of commercial actions (as defined by Order 72 Rule 1(2) RSC*)

OTHER

  1. Demonstrable commitment to continuing professional development to ensure competence to practice as a Solicitor in Northern Ireland
  1. The successful candidate will be required:

to have access to a suitable vehicle (appropriately maintained and insured for Education Authority business) that will enable them to carry out the mobility requirements of the post in an efficient and effective manner and thus meet this essential criterion;

OR

be able to provide sufficient information on the application form that will satisfy the employer that he/she has access to an appropriate alternative form of transport that will enable them to carry out the mobility requirements of the post in an efficient and effective manner and thus meet this essential criterion.

 NB Desirable Criteria may also apply

               

Further relevant information on the post as well as accessing the online application can be found on the EA job opportunities page using the following  link: https://eani.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en  and Job Number 22003940

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