VICE CHAIRPERSON FOR THE EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL

 

The Employment Tribunal is recruiting a Legal Practitioner to join the Tribunal as a Vice-Chairperson commencing 1 October 2020.

The new Vice-Chairperson will be expected to sit every Thursday and proceed over employment disputes which have been unsuccessfully mediated. There is no minimum requirement on the number of years of practice to be suitable for the position, however the candidate is expected to be familiar with the Employment Act and its regulations.

Interested candidates are invited to send their expression of interest and CV by 31 August 2020 to: 

The Human Resources Department of the Supreme Court, The Seychelles Judiciary, P.O. Box 157, VICTORIA

Telephone: (248) 4285800

E-mail: nmathurin@judiciary.gov.sc

 

APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF JUSTICE, REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES

The Constitutional Appointments Authority invites applications for the post of Chief Justice in the Supreme Court of Seychelles.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL APPOINTMENTS AUTHORITY AND NOT THE JUDICIARY

The Chief Justice sits full-time as Judge of the Supreme Court (and Constitutional Court) and, as a Judge of the Supreme Court, is also an ex-officio member of the Court of Appeal.

The Chief Justice oversees the administration of the Judiciary, including the Supreme Court, the Magistrates’ Courts and Tribunals. The Chief Justice also drafts rules of court relating to matters of practice and procedure for the said courts and maintains relationships with national and international partners. The Office of the Chief Justice is also responsible for overseeing the enrolment and discipline of legal practitioners.

The role of the Chief Justice requires strong skills in case management and court administration including budgeting and staffing.

Applications are invited from persons who are suitably qualified in law under Article 126(1) of the Constitution of Seychelles.

A person is suitably qualified for appointment as Chief Justice if –

  1. The person has been entitled to practice before a court of unlimited original jurisdiction for not less than seven years; and
  2. In the opinion of the Constitutional Appointments Authority, the person has shown outstanding distinction in the practice of law and can effectively, competently and impartially discharge the functions of the office of Judge under the Constitution.The candidate shall adhere to the provisions of the Constitution and the Judicial Code of Ethics (both documents can be accessed on Seylii).

The attention of applicants is drawn to the Constitutional Appointments Authority Rules on the “Selection and Appointment of Judicial Officers” and the Schedules which can be viewed  on the Authority’s website www.caaseychelles.com.

The salary, pension, gratuity, allowances and benefits attached to the post are set out in Section 9(1) of the Judiciary Act No. 9 of 2008, as amended by Acts 16 of 2009 and 28 of 2013.

Applications including CVs, legal qualifications should reach the office of the Chairman of the Constitutional Appointments Authority on or before:

Thursday 20th August 2020

ADDRESS:

1st Floor. La Ciotat Building

P.O. Box 1087

Mont Fleuri, Mahe, Seychelles

TEL: (+248) 4322504

EMAIL: caa.seychelles@gmail.com

Website: www.caaseychelles.com



LEGAL RESEARCHER

The Judiciary of Seychelles is recruiting a Legal Researcher to take up a position within the Supreme Court producing research on Seychelles, foreign, and international law for the purpose of assisting individual judges with their cases and legal issues affecting the Judiciary.

Researchers are expected to be able to write detailed case briefs with legal analysis for the judges. They assist with critiquing and editing judgments for individual judges and also assist with reviewing cases for online publication on Seylii and in law reports.

Minimum Qualification and Requirements:

  • Law degree or equivalent. LLM is highly desirable
  • 3+ years relevant professional experience
  • Be familiar with research databases
  • Have demonstrable written research skills
  • Display excellent written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of the French Civil Code & of mixed legal systems is desirable. French language skills are desirable

Interested candidates may apply by email, enclosing a short cover letter, CV and academic records and a short sample of the candidate’s written work on any legal topic.  Applications are to be received by 31st July 2020 to:

The Human Resources Department of the Supreme Court, The Seychelles Judiciary, P.O. Box 157, VICTORIA

Telephone: (248) 4285800

E-mail: nmathurin@judiciary.gov.sc