Mid-Careers with more than 5 years’ experience
Mid-career candidates with more than five years of strong relevant legal work experience (and who fully satisfy the requirements/criteria specified under the section “Eligibility for Appointment as a JSO”) may apply to be considered for possible shortlisting for an interview for appointment as a
The mid-career candidates who are selected for possible appointment as a JSO will be subject to the following framework:
(a) two consecutive contracts of two years each for those with strong relevant legal work experience of more than five years and up to 10 years; or
(b) one contract of three years for those with strong relevant legal work experience of more than 10 years.
These mid-career candidates may, at the discretion of the Judicial Service, have their prior strong relevant legal work experience recognised and be eligible for the award of additional increments and/or appointment at a higher JSO-grade.
These JSOs may, on their successful completion of the contract(s), strong performance and fully satisfying the requisite eligibility criteria, be considered for the possible offer of a second/subsequent contract and possible emplacement on the permanent establishment.
The possible emplacement on the permanent establishment of these JSOs will however continue to be subject to the quality of the officer’s work, demonstrated potential and strong performance during the period(s) of the contract(s) and the needs of the Judicial Service.
The next sets of recruitment interviews for the eligible applicants whose shortlisting for an interview is approved are - for the present - targeted for the last quarter of 2022.
Please note that all eligible applicants are required to provide/include in their application - for the consideration of the relevant Shortlisting/Interview Panel - the following (in not more than one page each [in Arial; font size 14] with their name at the bottom left corner):
(a) a Personal Statement;
(b) a Write-up
on why he/she is applying to the Judicial Service for consideration for possible shortlisting for an interview for possible appointment as a JSO and how and what he/she can contribute to the Judicial Service and the administration of justice; and
(c) a summary of his/her legal work experience.