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Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the position of LEGAL COUNSEL.

  1. EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:
    The successful applicant should:
    • Possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Law with a Corporate Law concentration.
    • Be a qualified Barrister or Solicitor.
    • Knowledge and/or experience in electricity regulations and utilities.
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
    • Have at least 6 years post qualification experience as a practicing attorney.
    • Admitted to the BVI Bar.
  2. SALARY:
    Salary will be determined commensurate with qualification and experience.
  3. DUTIES:
    1. Develop and lead the corporate legal strategy to protect the Corporation and to ensure that the Corporation is in adherence to all requirements subject to the laws and regulations of the Virgin Islands.
    2. Advise on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with the various operations of the Corporation.
    3. Keep abreast of and advise on changes to the legal, statutory and regulatory frameworks that may or may not affect or apply to the Corporation’s operations.
    4. Manage, communicate and influence effectively, the litigation portfolio (Including civil, criminal and industrial related matters) by liaising with and preparing briefs to external counsels where necessary and provide in house advice and support.
    5. Ensure that the Corporation meets legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements.
    6. Draft and review contracts on behalf of the Corporation.
    7. Keep abreast of and advise on changes to the legal, statutory and regulatory frameworks that may or may not affect or apply to the Corporation’s operations.
    8. Research all legal matters that could potentially impact the Corporation and Board.
    9. Attend Board meetings as required.
    10. Any other duties as assigned from time to time within your competence.

Applications should be sent and addressed to:
The General Manager
B.V.I. Electricity Corporation
Road Town, Tortola
British Virgin Islands


CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JUNE 4, 2021.

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