06 October 2023

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting Senior Prosecutors.

Candidates must, on or before Wednesday 25 October 2023 be enrolled as a Solicitor in the State or have been called to the Bar. Candidates must also have, a minimum of 2 years’ experience of practicing as a Solicitor or Barrister in one or more of the following areas, Criminal Regulatory or Enforcement Law, Administrative, Constitutional or European Law, Litigation and/or litigation involving public bodies and Employment Law. Understanding of criminal law, the criminal justice system in Ireland: and domestic and international; prosecution principles. High Level of drive, resilience, motivation and the proven ability to deliver cases. Evidence of proactive engagement with colleagues at all levels and stakeholders across their sector to build strong professional networks. Strong analytical and decision making skills and the ability to manage a complex case load. Experience of or aptitude to work in a computerised office environment, including the use of electronic case management systems or other ICT application used for legal practice.

The competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments which are available at http://www.cpsa.ie/.

For more information and to apply, please see the Information Booklet.

Applicants should forward their Application Form (new version of form uploaded 14 June 2023) to: recruitment@dppireland.ie to arrive before 3:30pm on Wednesday 25 of October 2023.

Information about the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is available here on this website.