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Legal Affairs Correspondent

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Legal Affairs Correspondent

Applications are invited for the position of Legal Affairs Correspondent.

Reporting to the Editor through the News Editor, the successful applicant will be expected to cover trends, developments and activities in the legal world, and to report on the impact of legal and professional changes on consumers of legal services.

The Legal Affairs Correspondent will be expected to contribute authoritative reports to a number of sections, particularly News, Business and Features in both the print and online editions, as well as advising on the direction of coverage. The job will also involve writing analysis and commentary pieces to a high standard.

Applicants should have a proven record of reporting and analysis. A good working knowledge of the legal system and its institutions will be a prerequisite, while a formal training in the law would be an advantage.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the agreement between The Irish Times and the National Union of Journalists

Applications to include full details of career to date and should be sent no later than November 23rd to the following address:

Human Resources
The Irish Times
Tara St
Dublin 2


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