Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


What's involved with this role:

Interim Public Lawyer - PSR 1JP00014894 Job Description: Legal tasks are likely to include giving public law advice to support the development of policy and legislation to deliver the range of BEIS’ policies, including the Government’s Industrial Strategy and Clean Growth Strategy and work related to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The roles are also likely to include some legislative drafting. Knowledge & skills required: • Good research and organisational skills. • Team working skills while being able to work autonomously. • Attention to detail. • Reliable legal judgment and appreciation of legal risk. • Sound analysis, using secure legal research to produce timely and fit for purpose advice. • The ability to rapidly get up to speed with new area of law. Minimum Requirement: Fully qualified solicitors or barristers with public law experience. 3+ years ideally and comfortable with high volume of cases. Public sector experience and strong grounding in public law in general is highly desirable. Experience with advisory, policy work, judicial reviews, drafting will also be beneficial.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Your address (including post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours

Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.

Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.

Minimum of 12 months recent office administration experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation

Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages

Additional Requirements:

BPSS - security clearance

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

Any local authority/public sector experience

Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for

If you would prefer to send a CV straight to us rather than by way of an on-line application, you are very welcome to do so via but please quote both the job reference and job title exactly as they appear below:

Job Ref: PSR 1JP00014894

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent. Please do try to resist contacting us with requests for progress updates. We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged by a human, not a robot, provided the job remains live and provided your CV meets the “Essential Requirements” listed. Please note that we do our level best to take down ads as soon as roles have been filled. We are not in the business of harvesting CVs. Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary.