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Legal Researchers in the Civil Service

12 August 2020

Vacancies exist for Legal Researchers in the Office of the Attorney General, Workplace Relations Commission and Department of Justice and Equality.

Legal Researchers are responsible for carrying out comprehensive research into legal and policy issues. Those appointed will have practical experience in conducting in-depth legal research, strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail along with an ability to prioritise and manage tasks while working to tight deadlines. The successful candidates will also have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

The successful candidates will hold a qualification at minimum Level 8 on the National

Framework of Qualifications in Law OR a recognised relevant professional legal qualification.

A panel will be formed from which further vacancies arising in the Civil Service may be filled.

The closing date for applications is 3pm on Thursday, 27th August 2020.

Full details on the role, including specific eligibility requirements are available on

 We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.