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Vacancies for lawyers in DECC

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Withdrawn following completion of recruitment campaign.

Information regarding vacancies for lawyers in the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

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Job title Lawyer
Location London
Salary £38,093 to £60,061 depending on post qualification experience
Application deadline Midday on Wednesday 8 October 2014
Interview dates Monday 3 November to Friday 14 November (expected)

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) works to make sure the UK has secure, clean, affordable energy supplies. The policy and political environment is fast-moving, and DECC has a major legislative and regulatory portfolio.

DECC’s lawyers need to ensure that the department receives high quality legal advice on the full range of public law issues. The work involves advising on the development of government policy, working with Parliamentary Counsel on primary legislation and drafting secondary legislation. DECC is looking for intellectually capable, highly motivated lawyers with powerful communication skills to join its legal team.

Vacancy details and required skills (PDF, 270KB, 8 pages)

Further information for candidates (PDF, 493KB, 10 pages)

Working in DECC (PDF, 230KB, 4 pages)