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Strategic/Advisory Lawyers

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26 - £35 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Mark Bladen

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


2x Advisory Lawyers - Government Legal Department

Contract - 9 months

£26 - 35 per hour

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 Advisory Lawyer to join a Government Legal Department in London for a minimum of 9 months. The successful candidate will be a qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent) and will have strong public law experience. The NHS Team in DHSC Legal Advisers is responsible for advising on restrictions related to Covid-19 social distancing.

Key Requirements:

The ideal candidate for this Advisory Lawyer role will have:

  • UK or Commonwealth Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • Strong public law experience
  • 3+ years of post-qualified experience
  • Experience of working for one of the regulators of the medical professions or DHSC arms' length bodies would be a clear advantage.
  • Experience drafting policy legislation would also be highly desirable.

Key responsibilities:

The successful candidate for this Advisory Lawyer role will be required to:

  • Providing advice to clients considering public law issues
  • Drafting secondary legislation or instructing more experienced drafters
  • Providing litigation support on high profile judicial reviews

On Offer

  • Working from home Exclusively with a view to flexible working from their Westminster office in the future
  • Central Government role
  • 12 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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