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Vacancy for the post of Legal Advisor- Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sri Lanka

Application are invited from Sri Lankan Nationals or those holding dual nationality with extensive knowledge and experience in international law for the post of Legal Advisor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sri Lanka.


The Duties and Functions:

 Duties and functions of the Legal Advisor includes, advertising on matters of diplomatic interaction, providing advice to Sri Lanka diplomatic Missions abroad, other Ministries and Government Departments on agreements involving foreign investments, foreign development assistance, international trade and tariff, shipping, civil aviation and security related matters and advise the Government of Sri Lanka on legal implication of related policy decisions, etc,.



(1)    Should be a Post Graduate Degree holder in International Law.

(2)    Should be an Attorney-at-Law with minimum working experience of 15 years.


 Salary: Negotiable

The selected candidate will initially be on a two (02) year contract that could be extended based on performance.  Those who are interested please send your application together with photocopies of the Educational and Professional Certificates addressed to Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic Building, Colombo 01, Sri Lanka.  The deadline for applications is 25th February 2016.




Ministry of Foreign Affairs




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