Job Vacancy For Judicial Clerk / Research Assistant

The Judicial Service invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians for the following position: Judicial Clerk / Research Assistant

Duties / Responsibilities:

• Summarising arguments or evidence in proceedings and assessing legal issues in the light of the applicable laws
• Conducting detailed research on particular topics
• Preparing pre-hearing memoranda and opinions as well as identifying key issues in matters the Line Manager is scheduled to hear
• Assisting the Line Manager in Court
• Taking detailed notes of oral arguments during hearings
• Assisting the Line Manager in related work such as committees and organisational work
• Citing and fact checking draft of documents and
• Administration of court papers and case management

Qualification Required & Experience

• LLB/BA and Qualifying Certificate in Law
• Must be on the roll of Lawyers and a member of the Ghana Bar Association in good standing
• High moral character with proven integrity
• Other advantage: Corporate Secretarial experience
• Should be highly proficient in the use of ICT tools

Other Competences

• Excellent research skills
• Excellent writing skills
• Excellent analytical skills
• Computer proficiency
• Drafting skills, including the ability to write clearly and concisely when under pressure
• The ability to plan work and manage conflicting priorities and
• The capacity to work both independently and in a team setting

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified applicants should apply and attch their CVs, relevant certificates and the names, addresses and contact details of 3 referees to:

The Judicial Secretary
Judicial Service of Ghana
Supreme Court Administration Block
P.O.Box 119, Accra

Closing Date: 06 February, 2023