Deputy Director vacancies in the Government Legal Department

Information on the Deputy Director vacancies in the Litigation Group at the Government Legal Department

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Headline Information

Department Government Legal Department
Division Litigation Group
Job title Deputy Director
Location London
Salary Senior Civil Service Pay Band 1 - £65,000 to £73,000
Application deadline 9am on Monday 9 October 2017

The Government Legal Department is recruiting 3 Deputy Directors:

  • Head of Ministry of Justice Private Law Litigation Team

This role is to lead one of the two MoJ Private Law Litigation Teams which are responsible for the handling of private law damages claims brought against the Ministry of Justice (including the Prison Service, Probation Service and HM Courts and Tribunals Service) and also the Crown Prosecution Service; and representing clients’ interest at inquests.

  • Head of Immigration Public Law Litigation Team

This role is to lead one of our four immigration teams representing the Home Office in relation to immigration, nationality and asylum issues.

  • Head of General Private Law Litigation, Inquiries and Costs Team

This role is to lead a team with a very varied workload - acting on behalf of a range of clients including the Insolvency Service, Companies House, the Registrar of Companies, the Land Registry, Department for Transport and Highways England, the Intellectual Property Office and others. The claims are varied and interesting ranging from Francovich litigation to high value personal injury litigation.

For further information on the posts and to apply, please visit the Civil Service Jobs Website.

Published 21 September 2017