Research Advocate

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Judiciary of Zambia

Research Advocate

Employment Opportunities

The Judiciary is an arm of Government established under Part VIII of the Constitution (Amendment) No. 2 of 2016. Its mission is “To administer justice to all in an independent, impartial, competent and timely manner”. In order to improve service delivery, the Judiciary is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following vacancy.

  1. Research Advocate (JSS09-A) x 14 (Annual Basic Salary of K201,981.24)


The successful candidates will be required to report to the Registrar -High Court Administration and will be responsible for the following duties:

  1. Undertake effectively the identification of case law and materials on particular subjects in order to facilitate analysis;
  2. Undertake effectively preparation of legal opinions on matters referred by the Judge in order to facilitate adjudication;

iii. Undertake effectively the drafting of summaries of cases before the court in order to facilitate decision making:

  1. Undertake effectively the provision of case support to the Judge on the progress of cases in order to improve the efficiency of the Chamber,
  2. Undertake timely the preparation of reports and minutes of meetings and discussions attended by the Judge in order to provide a record; and
  3. Undertake effectively the drafting of speeches and presentations on behalf of the Judge in order to facilitate their preparation for meetings and conferences.


Minimum Primary/Secondary Education

Full Form V/Grade 12 Certificate with at least 5 O’levels including English

Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications

LL.B Degree and Advocate of the High Court


Written Skills

Ability to write comprehensive and technical reports

Oral Skills

Ability to communicate effectively in English

Other Skills/Attributes

Computer literate



Interpersonal Skills Tact

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements for each position, are Zambian Nationals with a Green National Registration Card and are aged between 18 to 45 years (Not applicable for In-Service applicants), are encouraged to submit their application documents (Application Letter, Academic Qualifications, Curriculum Vitae and copy of the National Registration Card) to the address given below. Kindly note that submissions in electronic format will not be considered.

The Chief Administrator For the attention of: The Director-HRA

Judiciary Central Administration

P.O. Box 50067 LUSAKA

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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