4 Nov 2021

Head of Legal Department at Judicial Service of Ghana

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Job Description


Judicial Service of Ghana invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians for the following position: Head of Legal Department

Reports directly to: Judicial Secretary Supervises: Senior/Legal Officers

Duties and Responsibilities

He/She will lead in:

• Preparing and filing writs, pleadings, submissions, statements of cases, witness statements, and other Court/ legal processes both for and against the Institution.
• Representing the Institution in Court and other fora such as the Labour Commission, etc. when necessary.
• Advising on civil matters such as high-profile cases that should be referred to the external lawyers of the institution.
• Liaising with the external lawyers of the institution in the discharge of their obligations to the Institution.
• Advising on statutory compliances. Researching and preparing legal opinions on civil matters affecting the institution
• Drafting and/ or reviewing legal letters, contracts, and agreements for and on behalf of the Institution and monitoring legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance.

Qualification Required & Experience

• LLB/BA and Qualifying Certificate in Law.
• Must be on the Roll of Lawyers and a member of the Ghana Bar Association in good standing.
• A Master’s in Public Administration or MBA would be an advantage.
• A high moral character with proven Integrity
• Must be highly proficient in the use of ICT tools.

Location: Accra



Method of Application

Qualified applicants should apply and attach their CVS, relevant certificates, and the names, addresses, and contact details of three (3) referees to:

The Judicial Secretary
Judicial Service of Ghana
Supreme Court Administration Block
P. O. Box 119
Accra

Closing Date: 28 November, 2021




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