9 December, 2014
The Supreme Court announced competition for three offices of scientific analytical advisers – by one vacancy in each department of the Supreme Court, namely, the Department of Administrative Cases, the Department of Civil Cases and the Department of Criminal Cases.
Fundamental responsibilities of analytical advisers will be to perform scientific research, which is necessary to ensure the work of the department; to participate in elaboration of draft rulings in complex cases; to participate in elaboration of laws and regulations; to analyse practice of the department and to coordinate development of database of department’s judicature, and to represent the department at conferences.
Candidates are required to have Master’s degree in law, doctoral studies or doctoral degree will be considered as desirable or advantageous. Previous experience of at least 5 years of work in court system or in field of scientific research in administrative law, civil procedural law and private law, and criminal law, respectively is also necessary. Candidates are also required to have perfect knowledge of Latvian and English or German language.
Offices of analytical advisers have been created in the Supreme Court to strengthen capacity of the cassation instance. Taking into account complexity of cases being reviewed in the Supreme Court, ensuring of appropriate, highly qualified personnel to support judges is one of solutions for qualitative and timely review of cases in situation of current judges’ load.
Information prepared by
Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: 67020396, 28652211