Bar Council of Northern Ireland: Education and Training Officer

Closing date for applications: 10th October 2014 

The Executive Council Of the Inn of Court Northern Ireland is recruiting its first ever Education and Training Officer who will be responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of all legal education and continuing professional development to Members of the Bar of Northern Ireland. Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Education and Training Officer’s main responsibility will be to ensure that all pupils and practising Members of the Bar are actively supported throughout their entire careers by means of providing access to a rigorous and relevant programme of ongoing professional development and career guidance.

 Essential Qualifications:
 • Relevant Training Delivery or Coaching and Mentoring Qualification
LL.B (or equivalent undergraduate degree in law)

 Essential Experience:
in a professional learning & development role
in the definition and implementation of a core competency framework
of drafting and implementing Policy
of managing and reporting on budgets and tendering processes
in motivating and supervising small working teams
in developing long term links with education and networking groups

Additional Essential Knowledge, Essential Skills and Desirable Criteria have been identified which are all available on request of the full Application Pack.   Attractive salary and benefits package also available on request. 

The Application Pack can be obtained by email from Clare Kelly at

The position is full time and permanent subject to a 6 month probationary period.

The deadline for receipt of completed application forms is Friday 10 October 2014 at 12.00 pm.


The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) - Secretary General, Brussels

Closing Date - 24 October 2014 

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) represents the bars and law societies of 32 member countries from the EU, EEA and Switzerland, and 13 further associate and observer countries, and through them more than 1 million European lawyers. 

Applications are sought for the position of Secretary General

Please send your CV, with a letter explaining why you are applying for the post, no later than 24 October to Geneviève Lecot ( 

Click here to download application - English version.
Click here to download application - French version.




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