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Government Public Law Lawyer x 2

Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
England, London
£26 - £35 per annum + + flexible working arrangements
Closing date
2 Jul 2021

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4x Government Public Law Lawyers


£26 - 35 per hour

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 4 Public Law Lawyers 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 can include delivery of a substantial programme of Primary and Secondary Legislation. The is also engaged in significant work on our future data protection relationship with the EU as well as significant work on trade agreement negotiations.

Key Requirements:

The ideal candidate for this Public Law Lawyer role will have:

  • 3 years+ post qualified experience (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • Strong legal experience in one of the below areas:

  • Public Law (essential)
  • Judicial Review (essential)
  • Information Law (preferable)

    • Experience drafting policy legislation would also be highly desirable.

    Key responsibilities:

    The successful candidate for these Public Law Lawyer roles 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

    On Offer

    • 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.

    Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including minorities and those with disabilities. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.


    About Sellick Partnership - Top legal recruiter in the UK
    Our Legal Recruitment Consultants are market specialists and highly experienced in sourcing and placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal professionals across the UK. Founded in 2004, our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets. Our Legal Recruitment Consultants place legal professionals on a nation-wide basis across a range of disciplines and roles and across all sectors including: 

    • Public Sector & Not-for-Profit legal roles
    • In-House legal roles
    • Private Practice legal roles

    We recruit paralegals right up to legal director/legal executive level across all areas of law including, but not limited to the below:

    • Childcare Law
    • Housing Law
    • Civil Litigation Jobs
    • Adult Social Care
    • Property Law
    • Planning Law
    • Commercial Contracts jobs
    • Employment Law
    • Corporate Governance
    • Data Protection Lawyer jobs
    • Freedom of Information

    For our clients, we offer a tailored approach to recruitment services which is based on the needs of your organisation. We take the time to get to know you and your organisation, and ensure we support you at every step of the way to secure high-calibre candidates every time.

    For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers to hold CPD training events to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your career. Our team of expert Legal Consultants are always available - from CV advice and interview techniques to a general conversation about what is happening in the market currently, we can help you make your next career move and find the best role for you. 

    With in-depth sector knowledge, an extensive network of clients and high-calibre legal professionals plus an unrivalled name in the market, we are best placed to support your recruitment needs. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you. 

    Manchester Tel: 0161 834 1642
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    0161 834 1642
    Sellick Partnership
    Queens Court
    M2 5HX
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