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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 500 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.

Research Manager (Higher Executive Officer)

Closing date Tuesday 25th May 2021

Research Manager - Advertisement

Research Manager - Information Booklet

Research Manager - Application form

Temporary Clerical Officer - Longford

Closing Date Wednesday 2nd June 2021

Temporary Clerical Officer- Advertisement

Temporary Clerical Officer - Information Booklet

Temporary Clerical Officer - Application Form

Legal Clerk - Galway

Closing date Tuesday 8th June 2021

Legal Clerk - Advertisement

Legal Clerk - Information Booklet

Legal Clerk - Application Form