Senior Legal Clerk

Closing Date August 7, 2023 closed

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

The opportunity awaits qualified results oriented professionals who are interested in joining our Team.  In this regard, the Guyana Power & Light Inc. invites applicants with the requisite qualifications and experience to fill the vacant position of Senior Legal Clerk within the Legal & Regulatory Department – Duke Street. 

Under the general direction of the Legal Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for performing routine clerical & secretarial duties involved in the processing and filing of a variety of legal documents.

Key Responsibility Areas

  1. Receive and file documents and vital records; maintain all files and case correspondences as keeper of files and records;
  2. Ensure that all files are accounted for and updated regularly;
  3. Ensure that a proper filing system is in place;
  4. Responsible for preparing a variety of legal documents such as briefs and pleadings, in addition to standard office correspondences;
  5. Attend Court with In-House or External Counsel and maintain records of proceedings, when required;
  6. Receive, route and document telephone calls on the appropriate form, schedule appointments and follow up and participate in meetings when required;
  7. Maintain records of meetings with customers and other individuals;
  8. Process inactive accounts received from Commercial Division, Judgments received and invoices for payment from External Counsel for legal services provided;
  9. Update and maintain the multiple databases of the Legal Department;
  1. Perform other duties that may be assigned to you within the scope of your employment, from an Authorized Officer.


  • Knowledge of the operations of the various Courts Registries in Guyana
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Responsible and able to meet deadlines

Required Qualifications and Experience

Five (5) subjects CSEC, including Mathematics and English Language at Grades I & II with three (3) years’ experience with at least two (2) years in the legal field as a Legal Clerk or a similar position with knowledge of the courts and their procedures.

Salary Scale: GE: 4

How to Apply

Applications along with your Curriculum Vitae, should be submitted to reach the Human Resources Services Manager, Guyana Power & Light Inc. 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown or by email at, not later than Monday, August 07, 2023.