Legal Vacancies

HM Solicitor General

Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Law Officers' Department
Salary: Market Rate
Company: Law Officers' Department


Applications are invited for the appointment to the post of Her Majesty’s Solicitor General.

The Solicitor General is a Crown appointment and supports the work of the Attorney General in all legal matters as chief law officer of the Island of Jersey.

The Solicitor General deputises for the Attorney General in matters pertaining to his role and acts as Attorney General in his absence from the Island or otherwise. The work is varied and complex and spans a broad range of legal advisory functions to the Crown, the States Assembly, Ministers, Scrutiny Panels and other public bodies, and, where reasonable, to assist individual States members in the exercise of their public functions. The Solicitor General supports the Attorney General who has responsibility for leading the Law Officers’ Department in the delivery of its key services as a non-ministerial department in the public sector.

Applicants must be qualified as a Jersey advocate or solicitor. They should also have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the laws of Jersey, the practices and procedures of the Courts and a high level of professional achievement in a broad range of legal activity.

An information pack and further details are available on request from the Bailiff's Chambers, Royal Court House, Royal Square, St Helier (telephone 441107) or e-mail at

Letters of application should be returned to His Excellency, the Lieutenant Governor at Government House by close of business on 25th October 2019.


For more information or to apply for this job please contact:

Stephen Cartwright

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