Judicial Assistants to the Justices

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£36,266 per annum
Posted
04 Mar 2019
Closes
20 Mar 2019
Practice area
Advocacy
Position
Barrister, Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Judicial Assistants to the Justices

Fixed term appointments: 9 September 2019 – 31 July 2020

Applications are invited for up to eleven temporary posts, assisting the Justices of the Supreme Court (who also sit in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council) by carrying out research in connection with appeals and summarising applications for permission to appeal. 

Candidates must be qualified in one of the UK jurisdictions as solicitors, barristers or advocates at the time of submitting their application. In addition, they must also have completed a training contract or pupillage by the start of the appointment. Candidates should demonstrate a high intellectual and analytical ability, incisiveness and work well under pressure.

Salary will be £36,266 per annum plus an annual leave entitlement of 23 days encouraged to be taken outside of term time. 

Appointments are full-time and candidates must be able to start on Monday 9 September 2019 and finish on Wednesday 31 July 2020.

To apply for the opportunity please submit your CV and a supporting statement demonstrating how the key skills and behaviours are met. 

Closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 20 March 2019

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 6 May 2019

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is an equal opportunities employer.