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Senior Legal Adviser (Regulatory – Offshore) Band D

Summary Information for vacancy - reference OFG/611

Department

Office of Gas and Electricity Markets

Salary

£50000 - £65000 Per Annum

Location

SW1P 3GE, City of Westminster, Greater London, London

Closing Date

27 April 2011

Interviews start

Not specified

Grade

Grade 6

Seniority

Middle management

Pay frequency

Monthly

Appointment Terms

Permanent

Working Arrangement

Full time

Travel required

Sometimes

No of vacancies

1

Field of work

Legal Services

Brief Description

• To be a Senior Legal Adviser in the Legal, Commercial team
• Supporting the implementation of key Ofgem E-Serve projects in particular the Offshore Transmission project, advising on a broad range of matters including public law, European law, licensing and governance in the context of the Authority’s statutory powers, functions and duties
 

Vacancy description

• To provide timely and expert legal advice to colleagues in the Commercial Division
• To support the work-stream heads in implementing key projects for Ofgem E-Serve
• To advise on process and legal risks and work with policy colleagues to develop solutions
• To review key documents, papers and correspondence
 

Language Skills

English language skills

Qualifications

• Fully qualified barrister or solicitor, qualified to practise in England and Wales

Experience

• Minimum 5 years PQE as a qualified barrister/solicitor
• Expertise and knowledge in the following areas:
o Regulation of the Utility and renewables/environmental sector
o Sound knowledge and expertise of advising on due process in a regulatory environment, public administrative law, European law and the creation of primary and secondary legislation. Knowledge of commercial transactions would be desirable
• Excellent legal professional skills and powers of analysis and judgement including the ability to draft legislative and regulatory instruments in particular licences and secondary legislation
• Strong knowledge and expertise of public law, European law and the legislative framework in which the public sector operates and the creation of primary and secondary legislation
 

Further information

CRB check required - No

Regulated by OCSC - Yes

Reserved for existing civil servants - No

Reserved for UK nationals - No

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please visit www.ofgemjobs.co.uk


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