LEGAL CONSULTANT (SENIOR LEVEL) – NORTHERN PROVINCIAL COUNCIL

Closing date – 2017.08.16

INSTITUTE – NORTHERN PROVINCIAL COUNCIL

Vacancy  Details  – NORTHERN PROVINCIAL COUNCIL VACANCIES
Applications are called from citizens of So Lanka who have qualifications for the following post.

  • LEGAL CONSULTANT (SENIOR LEVEL) ON CONTRACT BASIS

Key Responsibilities of Legal Consultant:

The legal consultant will be accountable for day to day legal responsibilities and providing legal advice that includes, but not limited to, all the aspects of the analysis, investigation and drafting process as listed: –

*To provide advice on different legal issues. To be actively involved in preparing and drafting of different statute and legal submissions and draft the authoritative legal opinions.

*To assist in reviewing the legal material and any other relevant documents and to identify the most important issues that need to be sorted out on a priority basis. To draw up formalities regarding the settlement of legal cases and monitor the implementation of the legal clauses.

*To coordinate, follow-up and monitor the progress of the cases pending in various statutes with secretary and Head of the Department. Assist the council Secretary during council meetings and hearings and provide legal assistance where necessary.

Educational Background and Experience:

*Should have at least a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in law, (Master’s Degree in law related field preferable). Adequate knowledge and experience in Constitutional matters, Statute drafting etc.

*Should possess not less than 15 years’ experience as an Attorney-at-Law.

*Should possess at least 3 years practical knowledge and experience regarding the Constitution of Sri Lanka, the Provincial Council Acts and statute preparation Should possess a good command of English.

Essential Skills and Abilities:

*Should possess excellent analytical and drafting skills.

*Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to recommend suitable decisions based on judgment.

*Be self-driven and function with minimum supervision and maintain confidentiality on council information,

*Be an excellent team player with the ability to prioritize work

*The Legal Consultant should keep himself/herself updated with all the legal laws and should be able to apply them in the given situation.

Salary: Negotiable Closing Date: 16.08.2017 Applicants are requested to send their self-prepared application by registered post to the Secretary, Council Secretariat, Northern Provincial Council, A9 Road, Kaithady on or before 16.08.2017

K. Theivendram – Secretary, Council Secretariat.

Address – Chief Secretary’s Secretariat  , No.63, Nallur Cross Street, Nallur, Jaffna. Sri Lanka

Contact Number – +94-21-2220843

Fax Number – +94-21-2220841

Email Address – [email protected]

Official Website – http://www.np.gov.lk/

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