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Recruitment

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The Legal Aid Board advertises staff vacancies through:

  • The Legal Aid Board Website
  • The Website of the Law Society of Ireland
  • Public Appointment Service (PAS)

We employ over 500 staff in a variety of roles across approximately 50 locations nationwide. The roles include solicitors, mediators, administrative and paralegal grades.  We also recruit specialist grades in areas such as research, ICT, Data Protection among others.

We also use the services of the Public Appointments Service (PAS) who continue to provide a centralised recruitment service for the civil service as a whole.

Our 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.

If you are a solicitor, or mediator or are generally interested in a position with the Board, please visit this website on a regular basis to see what competitions are being held and follow us on twitter www.twitter.com/Legal_Aid_Board and LinkedIn

Working in the Legal Aid Board

The Board has a variety of roles in both head office support functions and its service delivery officer across the country.   As part of the civil service, the we offer the possibility career advancement and further education.  If you looking to enter the civil service, a student, graduate or experienced professional, the Legal Aid Board has a role for you.

Current Vacancies 

Grade III Solicitor Dublin

Closing date for this competition is Friday 22nd September at 4pm

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 Legal Clerk Galway

Closing date for this competition is Thursday 28th September 2023 at 4pm 

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  Director of Corporate Services - Principal Officer

Closing date for this competition is Monday 2nd October at 4pm 

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Research Manager - Higher Executive Officer

Closing date for this competition is Tuesday 3rd October 2023 @ 4pm

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Grade III Solicitor Nenagh

Closing date for this competition is Monday 9th October @ 4pm

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