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Department of Legal Affairs – Attorney General’s Office

The Attorney General Chambers, Department of Legal Affairs, The Link Building, Ile Du Port, Mahe, Seychelles, is inviting suitably qualified Seychellois nationals to apply for following vacant post:

Post Title: Public Prosecutor

Salary Point: B4 – B5 plus Allowances

Responsible to: Chief Public Prosecutor

Section: Criminal Prosecution Unit

Location: The Link Building, Ile du Port, Mahe

Contract: Continuous employment

Job Description

Job Summary

A Public Prosecutor works under the direction of, and reports to, the Chief Public Prosecutor or the Deputy Chief Public Prosecutor. He or she is required to respond whenever necessary to the Attorney General or the Principal State Counsel, Criminal Prosecution.

The principal duties and tasks are:-

  • Review and evaluate case files and reports of criminal offences that enforcement agencies (Police, Fair Trading Commission, Anti-Corruption Commission, Public Health Authority etc …) submit to the Attorney General for institution of criminal proceedings;
  • Prepare criminal complaints and charges to institute criminal proceedings against offenders;
  • Appear before the Magistrate’s Court, Juvenile Court and any Tribunal to conduct criminal proceedings against offenders;
  • Conduct incidental proceedings to the principal criminal proceedings (application for remand of suspects or accused persons in custody and defend applications for bail)
  • Perform legal research in relation to the criminal proceedings (and the incidental proceedings);
  • Deal with any request for mutual assistance in criminal matters;
  • Conduct any proceedings in relation to a request for mutual assistance in criminal matters;
  • Provide advice to enforcement agencies with regard to investigation of criminal offences (as and when requested by the Attorney General or the Principal State Counsel, Criminal Prosecution);
  • Attend training and workshops;
  • Maintain and periodically submits status of work report;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Public Prosecutor, Principal State Counsel, Criminal Prosecution or the Attorney General.

Job Requirement

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

  1. Diploma in Law related field (Law/ Law Studies/Legal Studies etc..) or related field; or
  2. Advanced level in English plus three years’ work experience in legal related field.
  3. Must portray discipline and dedication to the job in general
  4. Must be capable to work odd hours whenever required

How To Apply?

Interested candidates should Sign-up or login to apply now or may collect application forms at the Department of Legal Affairs, Second Floor, The Link Building, Ile du Port or

Click here to download Application Form

The completed form should be submitted along with a recent passport size photograph, reference, CV, copy of national identity card or passport and certificates by hand delivery, post or electronically to:

Human Resources and Budget Management Officer

Second Floor

The Link Building

Ile du Port, Mahe, and copy to

Closing date: 31st July 2024


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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