Grade 6 Property Lawyer

Hays Legal
England, London
Closing date
13 Oct 2020

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Your new company
A central Government Department are seeking an experienced Public Lawyer to support a number of Policy teams.

Your new role
As a Grade 6 Lawyer, you will be responsible for supporting a number of policy and advisory teams within a task force set up to assist with Digital Innovation. You will be the sole Lawyer supporting the task force but will have access to Legal resources from the Government Legal Department. You will be responsible for advising on policy and regulation as well as reviewing and drafting amendments to policies. You will review primary legislation and be expected to instruct parliamentary council at times.

What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will be a qualified Solicitor, Lawyer or Barrister with considerable post qualified experience. You will have extensive experience in public law, specifically: property, telecoms and broadband and have knowledge of the electronics communications code. Experience of drafting policy and/or legislation within a public sector organisation is essential as is previous experience of property law within the public sector. CTC clearance is desirable but not essential. This position requires someone to start immediately.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive day rate and flexible working pattern. The contract is initially 3 months with a view to extend further.

What you need to do now
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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

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Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

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