Puisne Judge, High Court of Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands (SB)
29 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
7 years+
Barrister, Solicitor
Full time
Contract type

Puisne Judge, High Court of Solomon Islands

The role

Join Cardno in Honiara, Solomon Islands to strengthen the institution of the National Judiciary in support of Program objectives and planned outcomes through the provision of in-line support to the High Court. 

This role also involves:

  • Adjudicating matters before the High Court of Solomon Islands efficiently and effectively
  • Where appropriate, delivering mentoring to members of the judiciary
  • Assisting the Chief Justice in identifying and implementing operational reforms in the High Court, including those which address delays and court backlogs

Click here to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria.

About you

You will be a motivated and proactive Judge with the right combination of talent, energy and a commitment to technical excellence. You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Legal studies or relevant area
  • Minimum of 15 years of legal experience including at least ten years as a judge of a court of superior civil jurisdiction in a common law jurisdiction. 
  • Demonstrated experience in courtroom management and an ability to efficiently manage cases.
  • Demonstrated commitment to gender equity and disability inclusion issues in planning, practices and in support of service delivery.
  • A sound (or the capacity to quickly acquire) an understanding of Solomon Islands or Pacific development context

Why join Cardno?

Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.

How to apply

We welcome your interest in joining the Cardno team. Click here to submit your application online with the reference number CID/MT/SIRF/PJ by Sunday 11th November. Your application must include the following:

  • Your CV; and

About Cardno

We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Cardno is an equal opportunity employer. Any offer of employment will require criminal record clearance.