Senior Legal Counsel

Job Summary

Department: Other

Salary: $0- $0

Grade: R0 - R0

Allowances: N/A

Deadline Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018

Days Left: 0

About the Job



Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified nationals of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States and Associate Members of the Caribbean Community to fill the following position in the CARICOM Competition Commission in Suriname.




The Senior Legal Counsel will be required to supervise the Legal Department, advise the Executive Director on matters relating to the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas, competition law, and in the determination of actions to be taken on the basis of complaints and information available to the Commission on anti-competitive conducts; assist with the organization and conduct of case investigations and act as lead attorney in the presentation of cases.




The Senior Legal Counsel should possess at least a First degree in Law and a legal education certificate or its equivalent. He /she should be a practising Attorney, with a minimum of 8 years experience in the areas of competition law, corporate law, international law and civil litigation.


Experience in commercial law and legal research would be an asset.


Computer proficiency is essential.


Applications in English with full curriculum details, including nationality, date of birth, work experience, educational qualifications, summary of professional skills and/or expertise, language proficiency, list of professional publications, coordinates (including e-mail addresses) of three referees (at least two of whom must be familiar with the applicant’s work), and other relevant information, should be addressed to:



CARICOM Competition Commission

Hendrikstraat #69

Paramaribo, Suriname


And submitted by email to



The deadline for submission of applications is August 15, 2018.


“we shall only contact those persons who are short listed” 

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