Vacancy – Legal Officer no later than 10th July, 2019

Vacancy - Legal Officer Applications are invited from suitable qualified persons for appointment to the post of Legal Officer in a Statutory Corporation. Job Title: Legal Officer Reports to: The Executive Officer Supervises: Relevant assigned staff of the authority A. RELATIONSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITIES Works under the direction of and reports to the Executive Director/Board of...Read More→
Vacancy - Legal Officer
Applications are invited from suitable qualified persons for appointment to the post of Legal Officer in a Statutory Corporation.
Job Title: Legal Officer
Reports to: The Executive Officer
Supervises: Relevant assigned staff of the authority
A. RELATIONSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Works under the direction of and reports to the Executive Director/Board of Directors
  2. Required to liaise with the Attorney General’s Chambers and Crown Prosecution Office as well as management of the Authority
B. GENERAL DUTIES AND TASKS
  1. Legal Research
  2. Legal representation in matters relating to anti money laundering and miscellaneous court matters
  3. Assisting with the preparation of various reports as required by legislation
  4. Training and raising awareness of the financial and business sectors on their anti-money laundering obligations
  5. Provide legal advice to the management and staff on matters related to the operations of the Authority
  6. Research and advise on any matters relating to the work of the Authority as directed by the Board and the Executive Director
C. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  1. Advanced knowledge of and ability to interpret the laws of Saint Lucia including anti-money laundering, terrorism financing and criminal law legislation
D. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  1. Masters of Law Degree plus a certificate in legal Education or equivalent plus three (3) years’ experience in legal practice
    OR
  2. Bachelors of Law Degree plus certificate in legal education or equivalent plus five (5) years’ experience in legal practice
Experience or qualifications in anti-money laundering will be asset.
E. GENERAL
Employment will be non-pensionable. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be in accordance with the terms stipulated by the Authority
Applications must be accompanied by certified copies of all certificates and transcripts from the relevant institutions. Two confidential testimonials are required (one from the most recent employer of the applicant) to be submitted in a sealed envelope marked: CONFIDENTIAL - APPLICATION FOR POSITION OF LEGAL OFFICER, and must be sent to:
The Director
P.O. Box GM 959
Gablewoods North Post Office
Castries LC02-501
Saint Lucia
ONLY SUITABLE QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED AND INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW.
Applications should be received no later than 10th July, 2019