Administrators specialising in legal research (BG/DE/HR/IE/LT/SK)

Your legal expertise. Our body of laws.

Your Career. Our European Union.

The Court of Justice of the European Union is looking for highly talented lawyers with a qualification in Bulgarian, Croatian, German, Irish, Lithuanian or Slovakian law to work for the Court’s Research and Documentation Directorate in Luxembourg as permanent staff.

As a lawyer within this directorate you will:

  • carry out preliminary analysis of cases introduced before the Court;
  • do research on a wide variety of subjects with reference to national and EU law;
  • carry out a systematic analysis of the decisions of the Court;
  • develop research tools and tools for disseminating national and EU law.

To apply for the entry-grade (AD5) you should have:

  • at least 3 years’ completed university studies attested by a law diploma.

To apply for a more senior position (AD7) you will need:

  • at least 4 years’ completed university studies attested by a law diploma; and
  • at least 6 years’ relevant professional experience.

You also need:

  • EU citizenship;
  • a thorough knowledge of the language of the competition: Bulgarian, German, Croatian, English/Irish, Lithuanian or Slovak (C1); and
  • a good knowledge of French (B2).

Location: Luxembourg

Salary: EUR 4 384,38 (AD5) / EUR 5 612,65 (AD7) (indicative monthly starting salary for a 40-hour working week).

As well as providing support and assistance to new staff for relocation, the EU institutions also offer a comprehensive remuneration package, including pension and health insurance.

For full details on the profiles and the selection procedure read the Notice of Competition and the General Rules Governing Open Competitions.

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All applicants will be given an equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. See more on equal opportunities and special needs.

Deadline for application: 31 March 2015 at 12.00 midday (Brussels time).