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Turks and Caicos Islands Government

Crown Counsel

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Job Code: LWB3-21-20
Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 15th July 2021
Friday, 30th July 2021
Department: Attorney Generals Chamber
Location: Grand Turk

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

The job holder in this position must be able to provide legal advice to the Turks and Caicos Islands Government as it relates to a wide range of Government activities, public service matters, and advice to the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force: other than in relation to criminal prosecutions. 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The job holder must be able to:

  1. provide general legal advice
  2. ensure the execution of international requests for mutual legal assistance in Civil matters
  3. provide advice on government contracts, commercial transactions and prepare their documentation
  4. conduct or assist in civil litigation by and against the government, including preparatory work and appearing as an advocate in civil proceedings before the various courts and tribunal in the Turks and Caicos Islands
  5. adhere to all Public Service codes, rules and regulations
  6. perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Attorney General.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • This position requires a Bachelor of Laws or its equivalent.
  • In addition to a Bachelor of Laws the position requires that the job holder possess a Legal Profession Certificate or its equivalent.  The job holder must be qualified and admitted to practice in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
  • The job holder must have experience in Civil and Commercial litigation as well as in commercial and contract negotiations and documentation.  Experience in both private practice and Public Service would be an advantage.      

SALARY:  Grade 8: $51,147.50 per annum plus allowances

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Resumes with current contact information must be accompanied by a Cover Letter and two letters of reference (one preferably from a former employer) as well as copies of educational certificates and a copy of the Passport photo page, National Turks & Caicos Islander Status Card (where applicable). Shortlisted candidates must submit a Police Certificate.

Applications should be addressed to The Director, Office of the Human Resource Management Directorate, Church Folly, Grand Turk. Applications can be hand delivered, Faxed to 946-1582 or sent by email to: recruitment@gov.tc.

Hand delivered and fax applications must have clearly marked on the envelope/fax cover sheet the Job Title of position being applied for. On emailed applications the subject line must reference the Job Reference Number (LWB3-21-20) and the Job Title.

Current serving officers must apply through their Head of Department.

Applications without all supporting documents will not be processed.

BELONGERS NEED ONLY APPLY

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

30TH JULY 2021