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Legal Counsel - Public and Regulation

£51000 - £63500 per annum
Work from Home, Hybrid working

Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently partnering exclusively with a Regulator within Central Government in their search for a Temporary to Permanent Public and Regulatory Lawyer to join their team in London.

As a Public and Regulatory Lawyer you will be responsible for providing legal advice on a variety of legal issues regarding the public sector, including Employment Law and Contracts & Procurement Law.

The successful post-holder will be responsible for providing legal advice and conducting a range of legal work, partly focused around areas of generalist Public Law (including Employment, Contracts & Procurement Law etc).

They will also be responsible for undertaking more specific Regulatory legal work, such as drafting Statutory Guidance, interpreting regulations and work relating to Data & Information Law.

You will need to be a confident individual, who is willing to work in a professional, governmental department as part of a small legal team. You will need to be motivated and be able to complete the bulk of case and workload on your own.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain vital experience in central government, in an organisation that encourages growth and has fantastic training opportunities. The benefits of this organisation include a Civil Service Pension, 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays), flexible working arrangements and generous CPD schemes.

Job Title: Public and Regulatory Lawyer

Location: Hybrid (1 day a week in Westminster for meetings)

Annual Salary: £51,000 - £63,500 (or daily equivalent on PAYE or Umbrella)

Hours: Full-Time (37 hours per week)

Job Type: Temporary to permanent

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice on a variety of Public Legal matters
  • Provide legal advice on a variety of Regulatory Legal matters, including Statutory Guidance and work relating to Data and Information Law.
  • Adhere to the guidelines of the government with regards to Data Protection and other Civil Service legal matters.
  • Identify recommendations that support risk mitigation and continuous improvement.
  • Use initiative with regards to problem solving and analytical skills.

Personal Specification

  • 5 years PQE with a Certificate to Practice in England and Wales
  • Established knowledge and understanding of a variety of Public Law areas, including Contract and Procurement Law and Employment Law
  • Established knowledge and understanding of Regulation and Information Law.
  • Proven capability of working independently and as a small-knit legal team.
  • Proven experience of taking into account qualitative and quantitative factors in order to form a judgement.
  • Brilliant interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience of attention to detail and accuracy.

If you are interested in this fantastic Public and Regulatory Lawyer opportunity based in London, then please apply with an up-to-date CV!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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