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Lawyer vacancies in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Information on the Assistant Legal Adviser vacancies in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Department Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Job title Assistant Legal Advisers
Location London
Salary circa £55,000 per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Application deadline Midnight on Monday 7 August 2017

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is the government department responsible for promoting British interests overseas and supporting British citizens and business around the globe.

The FCO is recruiting Assistant Legal Advisers to work in their Legal Directorate.

The Legal Directorate of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises on all legal matters affecting the work of the FCO, both domestic and international. The work is varied and highly responsible. In addition to a wide range of work in the field of public international law, the job includes advising on European Union law, human rights law, public law and other relevant areas of UK law, as well as questions arising in connection with the governance of the United Kingdom’s overseas territories.

For further information on the posts and to apply, please visit the FCO recruitment site.

Published 19 July 2017