Commercial Lawyer (London) vacancies in the Government Legal Department

Information for candidates applying for the Commercial Lawyer vacancies in the Government Legal Department based in London

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Headline Information

Department Government Legal Department
Division Commercial Law Group
Job title Commercial Lawyer
Location London
Salary Grade 7 - £48,800 to £61,000 (London); Legal Officer - £42,844 (up to 3 years PQE)


Vacancy details

The Government Legal Department (GLD) is the largest provider of legal services across government, working with all the main Whitehall departments. From roads to rivers, and health to human rights, our work touches on most aspects of public life.

The department has more than 14 client-facing advisory teams who provide legal advice on the development, design and implementation of government policies and decisions, draft secondary legislation and work with Parliamentary Counsel on primary legislation. Our cross-cutting expert service groups for Litigation, Employment and Commercial Law provide specialist legal services to a wide range of government departments and public bodies.

We are looking for highly capable qualified lawyers to join our supportive Commercial Law Group, based in London, where we can offer a challenging and exciting career.


For further information about the post and application enquiries, please contact the Recruitment Team or telephone 0845 3000 793 or 0117 923 4417.

Vacancy Notice GLD Commercial Lawyers London

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Published 29 August 2019