Judicial Assistants
to the Justices of The Supreme Court

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The opportunity

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom invites applications for Judicial Assistants to support the work of the Justices.

Fixed term contracts will start on Monday 11 September 2023 and finish on Friday 2 August 2024 

Applications are invited for up to eleven temporary posts, assisting the Justices of the Supreme Court (who also sit in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council) by carrying out research in connection with appeals and summarising applications for permission to appeal.

Candidates must be qualified in one of the UK jurisdictions as a solicitor, barrister or advocate, and have completed their training contract or pupillage by 1 October 2023. Candidates should demonstrate a high intellectual and analytical ability, incisiveness and work well under pressure.

Salary will be £37,230 per annum plus an annual leave entitlement of 23 days encouraged to be taken outside of term time.

Appointments are full-time and candidates must be able to start on Monday 11 September 2023 and finish on Friday 2 August 2024.

To apply for the opportunity please click on the apply now button below to complete the application form.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 30 March 2023.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 22 May 2023 in person at the court.

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from under-represented groups.

How to apply

Candidates can apply by completing an Application Form demonstrating how the key skills and behaviours are met. A C.V. can also be provided with the Application Form but C.V. only applications will not be accepted.

Please note, closing date for all applications is midnight on Thursday 30 March 2023.

For further information please review the "Additional information" on this page, e-mail  or telephone 020 7259 8722.

Please note that late applications will not be considered.

Please ensure your Application Form covers any on-going involvement with other organisations, in a voluntary or paid capacity. You should note that you may need to apply for permission to ensure that any involvement will not compromise your position as a Judicial Assistant.

You must have a valid right to work in the UK in place when applying. We are unable to sponsor applications to work in the UK.

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