St. Helena Government

Crown Counsel (Contracts & Commercial)



St Helena Island, South Atlantic

2 years FTC commencing ASAP – £40,000 pa, taxable in St Helena A tax free International Supplement will also apply (ranging £15,800-£22,100 pa)

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. With the opening of a new international airport last year there is now a weekly scheduled flight from Johannesburg.

The Attorney General’s Chambers is to be made up of the Attorney General, the Solicitor General, Crown Counsel (Community Care), Crown Counsel (Criminal), Crown Counsel (Contract and Commercial), Crown Counsel (Civil), a Legal Executive, two Legislative Draftspersons and a PA to the Attorney General.

Under the Attorney General you will provide legal advice and assistance to Government, primarily on contractual, procurement, commercial, corporate, infrastructure and property matters.

As an experienced UK/Commonwealth qualified barrister or solicitor, you will have a background in contract and commercial law. Your strong analytical and communication skills should be complemented by a flexible approach.

An extensive benefits package is offered with 30 days leave per annum, fare paid travel for you and your family (spouse/ partner and up to three children), freight, pension contribution, relocation allowance plus the International supplement (see overseas vacancy information).

An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.co.uk where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com

In order to apply please submit application forms to recruitment@sainthelena.gov.sh by the closing date of 24 June 2019. Interviews will be held in London shortly after that date.