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Judicial Assistant Vacancies in the Courts Service

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Judicial Assistant Vacancies in the Courts Service

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 

Judicial Assistant Vacancies in the Courts Service

The Courts Service currently has excellent opportunities to work with the judiciary as judicial assistant.

The role involves providing support to judges which can range from administrative, general duties, research and attending court.

These roles provide an invaluable insight into the practical workings of the courts.

Opportunities exist in the Superior and Circuit courts.

For the Superior Courts and the Judicial Research Office, applicants must have a minimum of 2.1 degree in law. Applicants for the Circuit Court must have a third level legal qualification. 

In addition to a full and clean driving licence, you must be available to travel throughout the country at short notice. 

Closing date for applications is Friday 1 December 2017 at 16:00.

For full details and to apply please click here