£25 - £26 per annum + + flexible working arrangements
about 1 year ago
3x Government Advisory Lawyers
£26 - 35 per hour
About the Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for 3 Advisory Lawyer to join a Central Government Legal Department in London for a minimum of 11 months. The successful candidate will be a qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent) and will have strong public law experience. The work available is very varied, reflecting the breadth of subject-matter policy responsibility and operational delivery covered by this Central Government Body. The advice the legal service provides ranges across all of the Ministry's business areas and often involves issues of political, constitutional, social and cross-government significance.
The ideal candidate for this Advisory Lawyer role will have:
- UK or Commonwealth Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
- Strong legal experience in one of the below areas:
- Public Law (essential)
- Admin Law (preferable)
- Family Law (preferable)
- Pensions Law (preferable)
- 3+ years of post-qualified experience
- Experience drafting policy legislation would also be highly desirable.
The successful candidate for this Advisory Lawyer role will be required to:
- Working in partnership with policy colleagues and the Judicial Office, the jobholder will provide advice to support policy development and operational delivery
- Drafting secondary legislation or instructing more experienced drafters
- Providing litigation support on high profile judicial reviews
- Working from home Exclusively with a view to flexible working from their Westminster office in the future
- Central Government role
- 11 month contract with likely extension based on performance
- £26-35 per hour
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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