about 1 year ago
Contract - Full-time
EU Lawyer required to join the Government Legal Department for a minimum of 12 months, working in the EU and International Affairs Team. The qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent) will be working in a busy team that advises on a wide range of EU and international law matters, both contentious and non-contentious. The successful candidate will work within a mini-team which deals with migrant access to benefits, DWP's interest in a compensation scheme and international law matters. The EU Lawyer can expect to get involved with litigation and general advisory work; a good working knowledge of EU law and experience in a public law role would be preferable.
Key Responsibilities of a EU Lawyer
- Advise on a wide range of EU and international law matters
- Support a range of work in a team dealing with public law matters
- Litigation and general advisory work
- Dealing with senior stakeholders
- Acting as a legal advisor
Required skills and experience of the EU Lawyer
- Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
- Public law experience
- Working knowledge of EU law is preferable
We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Mark Bladen in our London office for a confidential discussion.
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