Legal Officer

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Job Summary

The position of the Legal Officer (LO) is to assist the Legal Adviser (LA) in discharging the duties and responsibilities of the unit and ensure that all internal and external legal concerns of SFA are addressed in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Provide legal advice, support and assistance to SFA on various legal issues relating to its day-to-day operation particularly those relating to the Fisheries Act 2014 and Fisheries Regulations;
  • Assist in drafting legislative proposals and amendments and contribute to the introduction of legislations that will help SFA achieve its objectives;
  • Assist with education and awareness of relevant fisheries legislations;
  • Coordinate communication and working relationships with relevant stakeholders;
  • Assist with drafting, reviewing and amending legal documents;
  • Conduct research and prepare legal opinions on various legal issues relevant to SFA;
  • Liaise with and assist relevant Bodies with cases involving SFA;
  • Participate and represent SFA in national, regional and international fora;
  • Assist with the formulation of internal policies and procedures;
  • Complete other tasks as may reasonably be required.

Reports to – Legal Adviser


Salary range B5-B8 based on experience and qualifications + attractive allowances.

Job Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B) with at least 2 years post-qualifying experience
  • Knowledge of the Seychelles legal system and procedures particularly contract law and property law

Skills & Competences

  • Good drafting skills
  • Strong analytical, research and communication skills
  • Capable of working independently and under pressure
  • Self-motivated, flexible and solution-oriented
  • A good team player
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity

How To Apply

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Additional information for these posts:

Please send a covering letter (indicate which post that you are applying for) and resume explaining why you would be great for the Job.

Application/Employment forms can be obtained at the Reception at the Seychelles Fishing Authority Head Office, Fishing Port, Victoria, Mahé or email us on the below email address for an electronic version of the application form.

[email protected]

Completed forms must be submitted to:


Chief Executive Officer

Seychelles Fishing Authority

Fishing Port. O Box 449, Victoria, Mahe


Tel: 4670300/4670301/4670312

Please include along with your applications: references, certificates and copy of National Identity Number.

Alternatively, you can email your documents to the following address:

[email protected]


In order to increase your chances of a successful selection, kindly ensure that your application is complete and that all relevant information such as your qualifications have been provided with your application.   Otherwise, the Employer reserves the right not to consider your application for selection.

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