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Date Added: Wed 15/11/2023

Litigation Lawyer

Edinburgh, EH2, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £300/day

Litigation Lawyer

Job Description

The Scottish Government is seeking a highly qualified and experienced Lawyer to join their team as a Social Security Appeals Lawyer. As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for providing legal advice and support on behalf of the Scottish Government on a variety of legal matters related to social security law.

Key Responsibilities

Providing high quality legal advice and support on social security law
Managing information and interpreting data to make sound decisions
Building strong, collaborative working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
Organising and managing own workload flexibly to manage risk and respond to competing priorities effectively


Scottish qualified Solicitor or Advocate
Experience of social security law
A knowledge of law as it affects Government in Scotland
The ability to manage information and interpret data to make sound decisions and provide clear and high quality legal advice
Strong interpersonal skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to build strong, collaborative working relationships with colleagues, Council and Government and convey complex issues clearly and concisely

Application Process

If you meet the requirements and are interested in this role, please submit your CV to Beth Kirby via email: (url removed) or call on: (phone number removed) we look forward to hearing from you
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