Legal and related business associate professionals
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To provide a high quality of efficient, effective
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PORT OF SPAIN
Trinidad & Tobago
2 to 5 years
Bachelor''s Degree (BA, BSc, BBA, LLB etc)
Skills Required :
Legal Education Certificate and an up-to-date Certificate to practice Law in Trinidad and Tobago.
Experience in Civil and/or Criminal, Magistrates and High Court Practice.
Exceptional ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Positive, flexible attitude to changing priorities and deadlines, with an ability to adapt and manage change at short notice.
Attends Court and provides legal representation in Magistrates and High Courts and Court of Appeal in Civil, Family and Criminal matters.
Interviews and advises applicants on general areas of law.
Conducts preliminary assessment of applicants as to eligibility for Legal Aid.
Assists applicants in completing requisite applications forms for Legal Aid.
Prepares letters of assistance for applicants as circumstances dictate.
Liaises with Courts, Attorneys-at-Law in private practice, various Government Departments.
Companies and Agencies with regard to information pertaining to applicants.
Prepares legal opinions as required.
Files and attends to Non-Contentious Matrimonial and Probate proceedings.
Performs related duties as assigned.
This advertisement is on behalf of the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, Legal Aid and Advisory Authority
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