Information for candidates applying for the lawyer vacancies in HM Revenue and Customs
|Location||London and Manchester|
|Salary Range||Grade 7 Lawyer: £54,461 London; £48,389 Manchester (there is the possibility of higher starting salary for strong candidates)|
|Salary Details||Candidates with less than two years’ PQE will be appointed as a Legal Officer on a salary of £42,000 London; £38,000 Manchester|
|Application deadline||Midday on Wednesday 1 February 2017|
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Solicitor’s Office and Legal Service (SOLS) is an integral part of HMRC, providing legal services for the whole department. It is headed by the General Counsel and Solicitor, Gill Aitken and advise on legal issues arising from HMRC’s policy and operational work and conduct the department’s litigation.
HMRC is responsible for advising Treasury ministers and HMRC on tax law and works closely with Treasury and HMRC colleagues in developing policy and on proposals for the Budget. HMRC also implement policy through primary and secondary legislation, principally the annual Finance Bill.
HMRC conduct litigation in the most significant and valuable cases for the department. As well as the Tax Tribunals, this caseload regularly takes them to the higher UK Courts as well as the European Courts. HMRC has had Lexcel accreditation since 2009.
HMRC has vacancies for lawyers to undertake both policy and operational advisory work (which includes drafting legislation) and litigation work.
Applications are welcomed from qualified lawyers irrespective of post qualification experience.
The application form link is available in the Candidate Pack and above.