Solicitor Equalities and Criminal Justice Division
A temporary solicitor position has become available in the Scottish Government Equalities and Criminal Justice Division, specifically in the Equalities and Social Justice branch. The successful candidate will be responsible for advising policy clients and Ministers on legal equality and social justice issues, including new primary and secondary legislation, as well as litigation.
- Provide legal advice on equality and social justice issues to policy clients and Ministers
- Work collaboratively with colleagues and stakeholders to effectively communicate complex legal issues
- Organise workload to manage risk and respond to competing priorities
- A sound understanding of public and administrative law in Scotland, including confidence working with legislation
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build collaborative working relationships
- Excellent communication skills to effectively communicate complex legal issues
- Experience of equality law and the Equality Act 2010, as well as social justice law including asylum issues and child poverty
- A Scottish qualified Solicitor with a valid practising certificate
- Experience working in public or administrative law
This is a temporary position starting in February 2024 and ending in December 2024, with the possibility of a further extension. The position is based in the Scottish Government Equalities and Criminal Justice Division, specifically in the Equalities and Social Justice branch.
Mainly remote working
If you are interested in this position and meet the requirements, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01772208969 . We look forward to hearing from you.
We also offer a referral bonus of up to £250 if placed in a role, so feel free to pass this onto friends, family or colleagues who may find this of interest to them.