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Current vacancies

Welcome to the Legal Aid Board Recruitment Page


The Legal Aid Board advertises staff vacancies through:

-National and Local Newspapers

-The Legal Aid Board Website

-The Website of the Law Society of Ireland

-On recruitment websites

The Board employs over 450 staff in a variety of roles across approximately 50 locations nationwide. The roles include Solicitors, mediators, administrative and paralegal grades.

The Board may also source new recruits from the Public Appointments Service (PAS) who continue to provide a centralised recruitment service for the civil service as a whole.

The Board's recruitment practices are in accordance with the terms of a recruitment license granted by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA).

The standards for recruitment and selection applied by the Board are set out in Codes of Practice published by the CPSA.

It is not possible to respond to uninvited CV's individually. Anybody interested in a career in the Board should visit this website on a regular basis to see what competitions are being held and apply in the specified way.

Director of Internal Service Delivery (Civil) - Dublin

Closing date Monday 10th May at 4pm

Director of Internal Service Delivery (Civil) - Advertisement

Director of Internal Service Delivery (Civil) - Information Booklet 

Director of Internal Service Delivery (Civil) - Application form

Solicitor Grade III - Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford

Closing date Tuesday 4th May at 4pm

Solicitor Grade III - Advertisement

Solicitor Grade III - Information booklet

Solicitor Grade III - Application form

Family Mediator - Nationwide Competition

Closing date Thursday 8th April 2021 - this competition is now closed

Family Mediator - Information Booklet

Legal Clerk Dublin Competition

Closing date Tuesday 13th April 2021 - this competition is now closed

Legal Clerk  Dublin - Information Booklet