Legal Officer

The Fiji Public Trustee Corporation Pte Limited (FPTCL) is a public enterprise that provides estates administration services, trustee services, Estate planning and other legal services. The Corporation is seeking to recruit a suitable energetic, passionate, and results-oriented person for the position to be based at Suva Head Quarters.

This position is responsible in ensuring that the operation and function of the Fiji Public Trustee Corporation complies with the legal framework of the Fiji Public Trustee Act and related legislations.

The Legal Officer will be reporting directly to the Manager Legal.

Key Responsibilities include:
Assist the Manager Legal in legal work matters as follows:

  • Providing quality, professional, efficient, and well researched advice, and representation to all Estate clients.
  • Attend to litigation matters, providing legal opinions and legal advice on MOU’s, Contracts etc to Management and Estate officers as per the relevant Legislation and the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Work professionally with other stakeholders.
  • Provide and interpret legal information, conduct training, and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff etc.

Qualification/Attributes
Essential qualifications and experience:

A law graduate with a current practicing certificate, with atleast 2 years of experience in Legal officer role, knowledge and interest in succession, estate, wills and Trust legislations, excellent oral and written English language skills, ability to carry out high quality legal research, ability to work without supervision, the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines with high standards of personal and professional integrity.

Salary
A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate, according to qualification and experience.

The Corporation also offers flexi hour and a remote work policy. A medical cost reimbursement benefit.

All applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae outlining your qualifications, experiences, and achievements with three current referees.

The application should be addressed to:

“The Legal Officer Vacancy”
Fiji Public Trustee Corporation Pte Limited,
Public Trustee House, 83 Amy Street,
Toorak, Suva
by Email: vacancy@fptcl.com.fj, Applications close on 18th May 2022 at 4:30 pm

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