The Vema Seamount Authority wishes to appoint senior judges to control trials and hearings for The Mount Vema Royal House of Appeals, which is the highest Court of the Kingdom of Mount Vema. Decisions made by the court of appeals will be followed by all courts of His Mount Vema Majesty's realm, and The House of Appeals may also regard its own past decisions as binding and depart from them when it appears right to do so.
The successful candidates will work as part of a panel of judges who will look at the evidence, interpret the law and make an impartial decision in favour of one of the parties.
Mount Vema citizenship is not a requirement to apply for this vacancy. However, Rule 24092020-1 applies.
Rule 24092020-1 - Royal Order
Judges from countries with common law may apply to work in Mount Vema or provide virtual services in accordance with the Mount Vema Legal System and the laws of the realm. This rule expires on December 31st, 2054. As of January 1st, 2055, the rule may be extended or reverted to the basic rule where jurists from lower and higher courts, including the court of appeals will have to be citizens of the Kingdom of Mount Vema.
Salary and Benefits
The salary is $100,000 US dollars per year. Paid monthly in arrears.
The benefits include paid medical coverage, paid vacation, sick days, holidays, and a pension plan. Benefits are only applicable after you complete three months on the job.
You will work normal business hours (Mount Vema Time Zone = UTC+1) Monday to Friday.
As you will be working outside Mount Vema, you may be provided with a private Office at a later stage however, initially you will be expected to work from home and join a virtual courtroom. However, you will be expected to relocate to Mount Vema when required, where you will be based. A six to twelve months relocation notice will be issued by the Royal Mount Vema House of law before any departure notice is issued.
If your application is accepted, you will be required to open a bank account with a Mount Vema bank, if you do not already have a Mount Vema bank account.
To become a Mount Vema high court judge you need significant experience as a solicitor or barrister first. This is followed by supervised work by an experienced high court judge, or by a judge with at least ten-year Lower Court experience.