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Senior Legal Practitioner – Employment

Attorney General's Chambers Isle of Man
Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
£77,252 to £90,031 per annum (inclusive of 12% Market Rating)
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Job Details

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced advocate, solicitor or barrister to provide advice and legal representation on employment matters for the Departments, Boards and Offices represented by Attorney General’s Chambers and to appear before the Courts and Tribunals.

As Senior Legal Practitioner, you will also be responsible for contributing to service improvements in areas where you have particular expertise and be proactive in encouraging improvement in processes and quality of instructions. The role will involve sensitive handling of difficult cases with the utmost confidence and integrity, ensuring the reputation of Chambers and those we represent is maintained.

A workplace that invests in you

✔ A competitive salary that increases each 12 months until you reach the salary maximum.

✔ A generous annual leave entitlement, a Privilege Day and all Manx and U.K. bank holidays; your annual leave will increase after your first year and again after your third year.

✔ A flexi-time scheme where you can accrue additional time worked to take as leave.

Subject to meeting eligibility criteria, the IOM Public Service offers two pension arrangements; the Isle of Man Government Unified Scheme 2011 or the Isle of Man Government Defined Contribution (DC) Arrangement.

✔ Access to the Learning, Education and Development training facility, which is exclusively for Public Service employees, to keep on top of your continuous professional development.

✔ Free access to the Isle of Man Government Staff Welfare Service which offers professional counselling, emotional support and sign-posting on a wide range of issues.

✔ Ability to apply for an unpaid career break after 3 years’ service.

✔ Access to the Isle of Man Public Service Cycle to Work scheme after your first year of employment.

✔ Access to the Government staff canteen where you can purchase affordable meals, drinks and snacks.

You will be able to participate in the free car parking rota.


Working for the Isle of Man Public Service

We are the largest employer on the island delivering a diverse range of services to the people of the Isle of Man. We care, nurture and value our employees’ wellbeing, development and career and place great importance on rewarding the commitment by our wonderful employees.

We support and promote flexible working, recognising the importance of working flexibly around your life and commitments and the benefits in improving work-life balance. We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements where possible and if interested you should discuss this with the Recruiting Manager.

The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man.

Your candidate experience is important to us. As a proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we commit to respond to every applicant that applies for an Isle of Man Public Service role.

Things to note

A standard police check is required for this post, which the Isle of Man Government will cover the cost of for you.

Please note a relocation package is not available for this role.

Ready to apply?

We understand that you might have some questions about the role and the Recruiting Manager is on hand to support you. You can contact them at

We want you to get the best out of your application, so we recommend reading our Important Guidance Notes for Applicants before applying to learn about our recruitment process.

Applications will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at



The Attorney General’s Chambers deal with civil and criminal matters for the Government of the Isle of Man. It also provides legal advice to Government Departments and Statutory Boards. 

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