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Litigation Lawyer

Job Description

Government Litigation Lawyer

Job Description

The Office of the Advocate General, a UK Government Legal department is seeking a talented and experienced Litigation Lawyer to join their team on a temporary basis. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of litigation cases, including immigration, human rights, constitutional matters, and more.


  • Undertaking litigation work for the UK Government in the Court of Session alongside other Court and tribunal litigation work.
  • Analysing legal points ranging in complexity in a number of areas and providing clear legal advice.
  • Managing workload in a flexible way and working to tight deadlines as required.
  • Building strong, collaborative working relationships with colleagues, clients and Counsel.


  • A Scottish Qualified Solicitor with a valid practising certificate
  • Experience and knowledge in Litigation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Opportunity to develop a broad range of litigation skills and experience
  • Challenging and stimulating work
  • Contact with a wide range of UK Government policy, legal and operational clients
  • Opportunity to become involved in corporate work

Contract Details

  • Starting date: Looking at 1st April 2024
  • Duration: 12 months initially with the possibility to extend up to 23 months

If you are a talented and experienced Litigation Lawyer looking for a challenging and stimulating role, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Apply now and take the first step towards a rewarding career within a supportive team and collaborative department. or call 01772208969 for more information. We also offer a referral bonus up to £250 for placed candidates, so if you know someone who maybe interested in this role feel free to pass on the information or contact details.