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Judicial Assistants To The Supreme Court And Court Of Appeal And The High Court Dublin


The Courts Service


Smithfield, Dublin 7


The Courts Service has excellent opportunities to work with the judiciary as a judicial assistant. The role is a three year contract which involves providing support to judges which can range from administrative, research and attending court. These roles provide an invaluable insight into the practical workings of the courts.    Research:  • Conducting legal research (academic and case law), summarising facts, legal submissions, case law and relevant material as directed by the judge for inclusion in draft judgments, proof read draft judgments, assist in research for draft judgments.   • Assist the judge in the preparation of lectures, conference papers and speeches.    • Prepare case summaries,    • Assist with legal drafting and proofing.    • Prepare conference papers and speeches as required.    Court:  • Act as liaison between the judge and the parties to litigation (if required.   • Collect the judge’s books and papers for court    • Remain in court during hearings if required to note evidence and submissions as directed.      REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:    • Hold (or expect to hold) at least a 2.1 in a law degree (LLB or BCL) at a minimum of level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications in their final year exams.    • Have a good understanding of the work of the Irish courts system.  • Have a knowledge of modern legal research methods and materials.  • Have some experience conducting legal research (this can include academic research or research in the course of court case preparation).    Application details/procedure: To apply, please download an Information Booklet and submit an Application Form with your education and qualifications from or     Closing date: The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday, 18th of August. For more information please contact         Please note that this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on The Public Appointments Service has no involvement in, or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.

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