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Job Details : Legal Officer
  Company : MLSED
  Deadline : Fri, 26th May 2017  
  Specialisation : Legal and related business associate professionals Vacancies : 1
  Job Role : To provide a high quality of efficient, effective
  Job Type : Temporary/Contract/Project
  Job Status : Full Time/
  Career Level : No Preference Salary : N/A
  Street : Wrightson Rd
  City/District : PORT OF SPAIN
  Country : Trinidad & Tobago
Job Requirements
  Experience : 2 to 5 years
  Education : Bachelor''s Degree (BA, BSc, BBA, LLB etc)
  Discipline : Law
  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.
Job Details
  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.
Special Instruction
  This advertisement is on behalf of the
Ministry of the Attorney General and
Legal Affairs,
Legal Aid and Advisory Authority

All resumes must be submitted with an accompanying cover letter of application
e-mail address to: legalaidvacancies@laaa.gov.tt

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