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Senior Legal Officer, Trinidad

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The Senior Legal Officer is the primary legal advisor to the College and handles all legal matters affecting the institution.

The Senior Legal Officer represents the institution, provides advice to reduce risk from legal action and is ultimately responsible for supporting the business of the College by providing analysis and legal opinions on matters impacting the fulfillment of the College’s mission.

The successful candidate will:
Information and Advice
• Advise the President, faculty and staff on legal matters arising out of the conduct of their professional duties
• Provide advice and information to college employees on college policies and procedures and legal matters that arise out of the employee’s conduct of his/her duties.
• Advise on student conduct, activities and other matters including immigration, insurance and privacy issues, ensuring close collaboration with relevant faculty and administrative staff in the process
• Provide advice on issues arising from actual or anticipated lawsuits

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Legal Officer, Barbados

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The main responsibility of the Legal Officer will be to providing legal services in support of all the activities of the project. In addition, he/she will provide legal guidance/support to the National Standard Bodies (NSBs) of Member States, contributing to the project objective.

Specific Functions
The Legal Officer will report to the Chief Executive Officer of the CROSQ Secretariat and will be specifically responsible for:

(a) Drafting harmonized legislation for the CARIFORUM Member States in the areas of standardization, metrology, accreditation, testing and certification;

(b) Assisting with the development of a model policy for standards development for the CARIFORUM Members States for adoption by Member States;

(c) Providing legal advice and services to CROSQ and Member States on the implementation of the Caribbean Cooperation for Accreditation (CCA) System;

(d) Advising on the interpretation and application of legislation of relevance to the project;

(e) Conducting legal research relevant to the project as delegated by the CEO of CROSQ;

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Solicitor General, Ministry of Tourism and Legal Affairs, Dominica

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for a contractual appointment in the post of Solicitor General, in the Ministry of Tourism and Legal Affairs.

Duties
Under the supervision of the Attorney General, Ministry of Tourism and Legal Affairs, the Solicitor General shall be responsible for:
• Giving legal advice and prepares legal documents;
• Advising on Law Reform and Law Revision matters;
• Representing Government in civil proceedings;
• Training junior lawyers;
• Attempting harmonization of legislation in the OECS/CARICOM region by carrying out comparative studies.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
• A Masters Degree in Law or Legal Education from a recognized university and Certificate in Legal Education
• Two (5) years or more experience in the legal field
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Ability to Interpret and apply laws
• Computer literacy


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Parliamentary Counsel, Montserrat

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Responsibilities will include
• Drafting bills, regulations and other instruments as required by the Government of Montserrat.
• Advising on law reform and providing legal advice and opinions on matters concerning proposed legislation.
• Preparing and drafting statutes and other legislative enactments, Statutory Rules and Orders, Regulations, Proclamations and other documents of a general nature:
• Advising Government ministries, departments and statutory and other bodies on matters involving the construction, drafting and revision of legislation
• Liaising with local attorneys or other interested parties to affect a process of consultation about impending or planned legislation or amendments to existing legislation.
• Assisting with the preparation and gazetting of bills and their passage through the Legislative Assembly
• Advising on and amending for use locally, draft OECS and Caricom legislation prepared by regional drafting units as requested.

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Legal Officer, Trinidad

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The incumbent will report to the Manager, Legal and Regulatory Affairs by assisting in the preparation of briefs for litigation matters, researching laws and regulations, as well as facilitating the implementation requirements of the Freedom of Information Act. The successful candidate will also assist in the drafting of contracts, researching legal opinions and providing advice on industrial relations and disciplinary matters.

Key Functions
• Assists in the drafting of pleadings for litigation matters
• Assists in the monitoring and drafting of contracts
• Researches case law and statutes for the preparation of opinions
• Assists in the provision of legal opinions
• Reviews legislation and bills
• Attends court as may be required
• Provides any other duties related to legal assistance as may be required

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Head Legal, Trinidad

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The incumbent will be required to provide the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service with advice, guidance and operational support, in all activities of the Service through the management of a team of legal officers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Advising the Commissioner in relation to any matter of which he seeks advice
• Providing real time advice in relation to all aspect of the conduct of investigations
• Representing the prosecution in Preliminary Inquiries
• Lecturing to members of the Police Service
• Liaising with the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Chief State Solicitor, Solicitor General and the Attorney-General
• Supervising and instructing the Court and Process Branch

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
• An LLB and the Legal Education Certificate (LEC) or possession of the equivalent
• Ten (10) years corporate/government working experience in practice as an Attorney-at-Law

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