Employment Falklands by PUHLP0J7


									                     THE FALKLAND ISLANDS


Do you like the idea of working as part of a small team but having a big role in helping a unique country to
address its legislative drafting needs at a critical time? Are you attracted to the thought of living in a beautiful
and wild coastal environment as part of a welcoming but self reliant community?

The Falkland Island Government is offering such an unparalleled opportunity.

The successful applicant would be the second full time legislative drafter to join the small existing team of five
lawyers who undertake the legal services role of the Falkland Islands Government.

The main duties of the post include:

        Drafting primary and secondary legislation
        Working closely with Government decision makers and advisory bodies in developing new laws
        Helping to review and update the laws of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South
         Sandwich Islands
        Contributing to the improvement of drafting practices and procedures
        Working with external contract drafters

Applicants must be a solicitor or barrister with at least five years post qualification experience (including one
year’s experience in legislative drafting in the United Kingdom, a British Overseas Territory, Ireland, or the

The appointment will be a fixed term one for two years. The salary on offer will range from £42,000 up to
£78,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. Additional benefits include substantially
lower taxes than the UK, eligibility for a 25% gratuity upon satisfactory completion of the contract, a
relocation grant and a yearly return flight package to the country of recruitment.

For further details, a job description and an application form please contact:
Falkland Islands Government Office, Falklands House, 14 Broadway, London SW1H 0BH.
Tel: 020 7222 2542, E-mail: recruitment@falklands.gov.fk

Completed application forms should be sent in confidence to the recruitment officer, at the above address
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no later than 5 October 2012. Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 15 October 2012.

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