15 July, 2010

1183 Acting Public Solicitor

Judicial Services Commission Supreme Court of Vanuatu


Government Department


Port Vila, Vanuatu

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Job Description:

The office for the public solicitor is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person to the post of acting public solicitor for a period of four and half months to start immediately. Duties and responsibilities:

1) To provide high level representation to clients eligible for a grant of legal aid, in criminal and civil proceedings in the magistrates court, supreme court and the court of appeal of Vanuatu

2) Oversee the coordination and management of the public solicitors office

3) To coordinate, supervise and provide leadership ton the legal and administration.

Interested applicant must have the following requirements:


- Possess a degree in law from a recognizes university; Be admitted to practice law in Vanuatu, a commonwealth or other jurisdictions; Meet all requirements under the constitution, the public solicitors act,

and the legal practitioners act as amended; Have knowledge of the government systems of administration and law related matters; Have excellent advocacy skills

- Have excellent ability to conduct legal research on diverse legal issues including the use of computer –based research tools and the internet; Have ability to supervise legal staff; Possess excellent written and

oral communication skills with ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds, distressed client and social and economically disadvantaged people

- Have excellent problem-solving skills and ability to quickly analyze documents about civil and criminal law and procedure; Have ability to deal with members of the public who may be affected by prohibited

substances or who may be mentally ill; Have ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure

- Knowledge of public solicitors act and policies; Possession of motor vehicle drivers license will be an advantage.


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How To Apply:

All application should be send to the address mentioned below.

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Secretary of Judicial Services Commission, PMB 9041, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu.


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