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Closing Date: 30 November 2020

Solicitor (Legal and Research Officer)

Dedicated Mechanism – EU Withdrawal

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission is excited to be able to launch a number of new vacancies as part of a Dedicated Mechanism to oversee the commitment by the UK Government that no diminution of rights, safeguards and equality of opportunity results from its withdrawal from the EU.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Solicitor (Legal and Research Officer)

Dedicated Mechanism – EU Withdrawal

Salary band - £49,806 - £54,588 per annum

The post holder will prepare advice for proceedings relating to the protection of human rights in Northern Ireland, and they will prepare advice for submissions to the Northern Ireland Executive and other relevant bodies regarding human rights compliance.

The successful candidate will have a current UK legal practising certificate and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of human rights systems and legislation, as well as evidence of having previous experience in this field.

The post is permanent and full time.

For further details and to request an application form (if not downloadable directly from this website) please contact our HR partner Headstogether Consulting Ltd via email address or by telephoning 028 90424030.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday 30th November 2020.



The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission is an equal opportunities employer and considers applications strictly on the basis of merit. Disabled people who meet the essential criteria for the post will be interviewed.  The Commission wishes to particularly encourage applications from men who are currently under represented in the organisation.


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