Public Law Lawyer

Government
  • UK, London
  • Contract, 2 years
  • Full time
  • Negotiable (Within IR35)
This contract with our central government client is for a Public Law Lawyer for 2 years. The role is located in London and requires 5 days per week onsite. Job Description: The post-holders will be expected to: • handle complex, multi-disciplinary, professional, multi-strand legal or investigative...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 26.02.2024

Managing consultant

Aadam Khan

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Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a Public Law Lawyer for 2 years. The role is located in London and requires 5 days per week onsite.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The post-holders will be expected to:  

• handle complex, multi-disciplinary, professional, multi-strand legal or investigative environments; manage and/or contribute to the formulation of investigative practices or legal policies;  

• handle complex, large-scale projects, including involvement in delivery of large scale disclosure/eDisclosure/document production/information management exercises; which requires a degree of IT capability.  

• plan, define and implement strategies to support delivery;  

• lead, motivate, develop and inspire to encourage a cohesive and professional working environment with a view to a common objective;  

• manage document-heavy review processes to identify key relevant material, including establishing defined programmes of work and monitoring delivery;  

• give clear and detailed instructions to witnesses in order to ensure delivery of high quality evidence;  

• manage and co-ordinate hearings;  

• demonstrate a high level of legal skill and judgment; and  

• facilitate excellent stakeholder engagement, internal and external, including an ability to communicate confidently and sensitively with those who may be unfamiliar with legal processes.  

 

Deliverables include:  

1. handle complex, multi-disciplinary, professional, multi-strand legal or investigative environments; manage and/or contribute to the formulation of investigative practices or legal policies;  

2. handle complex, large-scale projects, including involvement in delivery of large scale disclosure/eDisclosure/document production/information management exercises; which requires a degree of IT capability.  

3. plan, define and implement strategies to support delivery;  

4. manage document-heavy review processes to identify key relevant material, including establishing defined programmes of work and monitoring delivery;  

5. give clear and detailed instructions to witnesses in order to ensure delivery of high quality evidence;

Requirements

Skills:  

1. significant legal knowledge gained through qualification (outlined below)  

2. demonstrate a high level of legal skill and judgment  

3. good IT and relativity skills  

4. facilitate excellent stakeholder engagement, internal and external, including an ability to communicate confidently and sensitively with those who may be unfamiliar with legal processes.  

5. able to manage and co-ordinate hearings;  

6. able to lead, motivate, develop and inspire to encourage a cohesive and professional working environment with a view to a common objective.  

 

Qualifications and experience:  

1. Applicants must be qualified to practise as a Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive in England and Wales (or will be qualified 3 months from application date). They must have completed a training contract/pupillage/qualifying employment, or have been exempted from this by the Law Society, the Bar Council or CILEx.  

2. Professional entry criteria for Chartered Legal Executives (i.e. Fellows): Chartered Legal Executives may be eligible where (i) a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) is held; or (ii) the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)/CPE has been completed; or (iii) where exams have been passed (i.e. a score of 50% or above achieved), at CILEx Level 6*, in all of the following seven foundation subjects in law:  

- Contract Law  

- Criminal Law  

- Equity and Trusts Law  

- European Union Law  

- Land Law  

- Public Law  

- Law of Tort  

 

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