07 February 2020

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Mayo. Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of up to ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out hereunder.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 15:00 on Thursday 5 December 2019.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to:

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 6427404
Email: competitions.mo@dppireland.ie 

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

06 February 2020

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Monaghan. Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out hereunder.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above positions should apply on the official application form not later than 3pm on Friday 6 March 2020.

Application forms are available from and returnable to:

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 6427404
Email: competitions.mn@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

17 January 2020

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions enforces the criminal law in the Courts on behalf of the People of Ireland; directs and supervises public prosecutions on indictment in the Courts; and gives general direction and advice to the Garda Síochána in relation to summary cases and specific direction in such cases where requested.

The Deputy Chief Prosecutor will ensure that prosecution files are dealt with expeditiously and in conformity with the prosecutorial standards and guidelines of the Office and are in compliance with procedures established by the Courts.  The Deputy Chief Prosecutor will also have a range of responsibilities arising from the EU Victims Directive. S/he will represent the Office on national and international groups which deal with a range of criminal justice matters and contribute to the development of prosecutorial policy.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • qualified as a barrister or as a solicitor;
  • a minimum of seven years’ relevant experience as a barrister or solicitor in the State or relevant equivalent experience;
  • a level of achievement as a barrister or solicitor which indicates that s/he is capable of meeting the professional demands of this very senior post;
  • a strong track record of leadership and an ability to think strategically and contribute to the strategic management of the office.

For more information and how to apply, visit www.publicjobs.ie.

Contact: Sandra Cairns, Senior Executive Recruitment   |   Tel: +353 1 858 7455

Email: sandra.cairns@publicjobs.ie

NOTEThe closing date for receipt of applications is 15:00 on Thursday, 30 January 2020.

14 January 2020

The Director of Public Prosecutions wishes to appoint a Counsel to prosecute in Co Offaly. The Director seeks expressions of interest from barristers wishing to be considered for the above role.

Barristers should email competitions.oy@dppireland.ie for an application form and an explanatory memorandum on the role of prosecution counsel.

The selection procedure will include a shortlisting process based on the applications submitted followed by interview.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3.00pm on Thursday 6th February 2020.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.