Friday, June 14, 2024

Ministry of Law & Justice Offering Job Vacancies in Pakistan

The Ministry of Law and Justice, along with the Office of the Attorney General for Pakistan, is seeking to hire professionals for several key positions on a contractual basis. These contracts will initially last for three years, with the possibility of extension as per the MP Scale Policy, 2020.

Job Openings and Requirements

1. Deputy Advisor (Opinion)

  • Pay Package: MP-II Scale
  • Age Limit: Up to 62 years
  • Vacancies: 1
  • Qualification and Experience:
  • Foreign or local LLB, Barrister-at-Law, or Solicitor with at least five years of legal experience in Pakistan or abroad.
  • Professional skills in drafting or reviewing conventions, agreements, MOUs, contracts, and other legal documents.
  • Preferably has an understanding of international law and experience in legislative drafting.

2. Deputy Advisor (R&R)

  • Pay Package: MP-III Scale
  • Age Limit: Up to 62 years
  • Vacancies: 1
  • Qualification and Experience:
  • Foreign or local LLB or Barrister-at-Law with at least three years of experience in the public or private sector.
  • Experience in drafting or reviewing agreements, MOUs, contracts, petitions, and other legal documents.
  • Understanding of international law, with a preference for knowledge in international investment law or trade law.

3. Consultant (MP-III)

  • Pay Package: MP-III Scale
  • Age Limit: Up to 62 years
  • Vacancies: 1
  • Qualification and Experience:
  • Foreign or local LLB, Barrister-at-Law, or Solicitor with at least five years of legal experience in Pakistan or abroad.
  • Experience in drafting or reviewing conventions, agreements, MOUs, contracts, and other legal documents.
  • Preferably has an understanding of international law and experience in legislative drafting.

Key Skills and Attributes

Candidates must possess:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at both national and international forums.
  • Professionalism, discipline, integrity, and strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should:

  • Complete the prescribed application form available at www.molaw.gov.pk.
  • Submit the application along with a detailed CV, copies of CNIC, educational certificates, and a recent passport-size photograph.
  • Ensure applications are sent within fifteen days of the advertisement’s publication.
  • Government employees must provide a NOC from their current employer when applying.

Additional Information

  • The Ministry of Law and Justice reserves the right to cancel or postpone the recruitment process or change the number of posts at any stage.
  • Incomplete applications or those received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only candidates shortlisted by the Scrutiny Committee will be called for interviews.
  • Selected candidates currently working in government departments or autonomous bodies must resign or retire before joining the new post.

This is a significant opportunity for qualified professionals to contribute to the legal framework and operations of Pakistan’s Ministry of Law and Justice.

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