Administrative Officer (Solicitor) in the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

An opportunity now exist in the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission for a junior Solicitor who will have direct responsibility for a litigation brief. The role will involve assisting in the deliverance of the Commission’s compliance and enforcement functions.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be enrolled as a Solicitor in the State or be entitled to be enrolled and have applied for enrolment;
  • Have experience in equality and/or human rights law;
  • Have the capacity to undertake high volumes of work to strict deadlines under pressure.

This competition is being run by the Public Appointments Service (PAS) on behalf of the Commission and all queries should be directed to PAS – You can see the PAS listing here

The full information booklet is available at the following link:


Closing date: 3.00p.m on 22nd April 2021

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (“the Commission”) recruits under licence from the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA) and all recruitment competitions are organised in compliance with the CPSA Code of Practice for Appointment to Positions in the Civil Service and Public Service.

The Commission undertakes all recruitment with the assistance of the Public Appointments Service (PAS) or a listed recruitment agency. The Commission is an equal opportunities employer.