Information for candidates applying for the commercial lawyer vacancies in the Government Legal Department
|Department||Government Legal Department|
|Divisions||Commercial Law Group and the Department for Transport Legal Advisers|
|Salary Range||Grade 7 - £48,400 to £61,000, Legal Officer - £42,000 (up to 3 years PQE)|
|Application deadline||Midday on Wednesday 16 August 2017|
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.
The Commercial Law Group is recruiting lawyers to work in a number of positions across this Group including its specialist Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team.
The Department for Transport Legal Advisers is also recruiting lawyers to work within the sectoral cluster of four teams which support the Rail Group and High Speed Rail Group, but also include roles advising the rest of the department on commercial matters.
For further information about the post and application enquiries, please contact the GLD Recruitment Team or telephone 0845 3000 793 or 0117 923 4417.