Judicial Assistant Scheme
The High Court of England and Wales is launching a new Judicial Assistants (JA) scheme. The application process will open in April 2019 and close on 1 July 2019 for placements lasting between three and five months during the legal year October 2019–July 2020. Please see here for further information.
Government Legal Service (GLS) – Qualified Lawyers Opportunities
GLS qualified lawyer positions are open to barristers, who meet professional qualifications criteria. If you are a barrister, you must have successfully completed pupillage or have been exempted from this by the Bar Council. If you qualified outside England and Wales, you will be required to complete the Bar Transfer Test.
The level of entry into the GLS is dependent on your level of experience and the role on offer. You will be provided with salary and grade information as part of the vacancy application pack. The GLS Competency Framework sets out the skills applicants will be expected to demonstrate throughout the recruitment process. The GLS is an equal opportunities employer. For further information about the organisations within the GLS, and the work of their legal teams, please click here.
Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) – EU Opportunities
UK and Brussels based team working to increase the number of British nationals in the EU institutions and to promote the range of EU career opportunities available. If you are interested in being kept informed of the latest opportunities, please sign up to the international organisations database: https://www.gov.uk/register-jobs-international-organisations. For more information on what a job in the EU institutions offers, how to get an EU related job (including in the EU institutions, European Fast Stream and UK Representation to the EU), and where to apply, click here. You can also follow the Foreign and Commonwealth Office team on Twitter at @ukintjobs, for the latest EU and international job opportunities. If you are UK civil servant interested in a secondment to one of the EU institutions, you’ll find the latest opportunities on the Civil Service jobs site, under European Opportunities (you must be logged in to view the vacancies).