Competitions to fill vacancies at professional legal and legal executive level are advertised by the Civil Service & Local Appointments Commissioners in the national newspapers and on their website at

From time to time we recruit a small number of legal staff, mainly at Prosecution Solicitor level on temporary fixed term contract basis.

State Solicitor, County Galway East

29 July 2021

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Galway East. 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 … Continued

Circuit Court Prosecutor for County Carlow

19 July 2021

The Director of Public Prosecutions wishes to appoint a Counsel to prosecute in County Carlow. The Director seeks expressions of interest from barristers wishing to be considered for the above role. Barristers should email for an application form and an explanatory memorandum on the role of prosecution counsel. The selection procedure will include a … Continued