Isle of Man Government

  • Location:

    Isle of Man

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  • Published:

    98 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    31 March 2022


Applications are invited for the appointment of Her Majesty’s Attorney General in the Isle of Man. Her Majesty’s Attorney General will act as legal adviser to the Lieutenant Governor, the Council of Ministers and the Departments of the Isle of Man Government and such Statutory Boards as the Council of Ministers may determine in relation to matters of law and official matters which are relevant to the Island’s domestic and external interests.

Her Majesty’s Attorney General in the Isle of Man is supported by Chambers, is responsible for drafting Bills for introduction into the Legislature, and will represent the Crown in the prosecution of offences on the Island.

Please note the role of the Her Majesty’s Attorney General in the Isle of Man is currently subject to a review which may alter some of the duties detailed within the office description.

The appointment will be made by Her Majesty The Queen, based on the recommendation of the Selection Panel.

Candidates for this position must meet the following criteria:

• A qualified Manx advocate or a Solicitor qualified in England and Wales or Northern Ireland or a member of the Bar in England and Wales or Northern Ireland;
• At least 10 years’ experience in practice at the Manx Bar or equivalent experience in a similar jurisdiction whether in independent practice or employed;
• A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the law and legal practice in a common law jurisdiction;
• A comprehensive knowledge of court practices and procedures in a common law jurisdiction;
• A high level of professional attainment in the practice of law;

• Experience of managing a diverse team at a senior level and providing leadership and direction

The information pack and application form is available at www.gov.im/crownappointments

Further information about the post can be obtained from the Attorney Generals Chief Operating Officer, Alice Martin, Attorney Generals Chambers, 2nd Floor Belgravia House, 33-34 Circular Road, Douglas, IM1 1AE. Telephone No.01624 685327.

Applications should be marked ‘In Confidence’ and sent by email to crown.appointments@gov.im.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in the week commencing 19 April 2022.

The closing date for applications is 01 April 2022 at 5.00pm.

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