Natural Resources Wales
Natural Resources Wales United Kingdom United Kingdom
3 months ago
Role: Government Lawyer
Contract Length: Locums required
Location: Pan Wales
Pay Rate to Intermediary: £35 per hour
Spinwell is recruiting for a Government Lawyer for an excellent opportunity within the public sector.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT LAWYER
Your experience will give you a unique understanding of the devolution settlement in Wales. It offers lawyers a unique opportunity to work within a dynamic environment that places them at the heart of government delivery, projects of national significance and profile, at the cutting edge of major constitutional developments and at the forefront of the policy and law-making process.
You will provide legal advice in a fast paced, public law environment where often the issues are high profile and significant in terms of the developing UK constitution. You will work in a team situation, gaining experience of working with lawyers, policy clients and Welsh Ministers to shape policy in Wales.
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE OF... THE GOVERNMENT LAWYER
• Applicants must be qualified to practice as a Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive (meeting the professional entry criteria below) in England and Wales.A minimum of three years’ post qualification experience is required.
• Professional entry for chartered Legal Executives (i.e. Fellows): Chartered Legal Executives are eligible to apply 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
• Chartered Legal Executives should note that the Welsh Government will be willing to accept an, overall, average score of 65% or above across exams in the seven foundation subjects in law (where studied at CILEx Level 6).
If you are a Government Lawyer or looking to become a Government Lawyer apply now or send your CV to Spinwell!
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