Naomi Mallick is the Legal Director for the Ministry of Justice and a member of the senior leadership of the Government Legal Department. She started her career in commercial private practice before joining the Civil Service and she has worked as a legal advisor for Department of Work and Pensions, the Department of Health and the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs before taking up her current role.
Naomi has extensive experience of leading and managing people and of advising Ministers and officials on Government Bills, secondary legislation, EU and human rights law and commercial and employment matters.
Naomi is the Government Legal Department’s Race Champion and is one of the Department’s trained Mental Health First Aiders
The legal director leads 6 legal teams specialising in
- Civil and family law and EU Exit
- Courts, tribunals, judiciary and coroners
- Human Rights and criminal law
- Justice reform and legal aid policy
- Legal aid casework
- Offender management