Transparency Legal Advice Centre is a not-for-profit, independent law centre. Our vision is an Ireland where those who speak up about wrongdoing are treated fairly. We specialise in providing legal advice to anyone who wishes to disclose wrongdoing, under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 or as otherwise provided for in law. We also provide advice to those who have already made a disclosure. Transparency Legal Advice Centre is supported by Transparency International Ireland, the Irish chapter of the global coalition against corruption.
Transparency Legal Advice Centre is seeking a self-reliant solicitor with at least four years’ post-qualified experience to provide legal advice to whistleblowers. The successful candidate will report to Transparency Legal Advice Centre’s Managing Solicitor. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to work in a new, dynamic and highly topical area of law.
Job specification: key responsibilities
Meeting individuals in need of legal advice and establishing solicitor-client relationship as appropriate
Teamwork and networking
Administration and fundraising
Person specification: key attributes
Please send a CV and covering letter to Susheela Math, Managing Solicitor, at firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm on Monday 12 June 2017. It is essential that the covering letter concisely addresses (in no more than two pages):
The CV should ideally be two pages long. CVs longer than three pages will not be considered. Experience should be presented in reverse chronological order and the names and positions of two referees should be provided. Contact details of referees are not necessary at this stage.
The selection process will involve at least one interview and a written exercise.