With markets changing fast, and the prospect of legal change related to the EU exit, this is an exciting time to join us. Our work is varied, complex and highly rewarding. As a lawyer in the CMA Legal Service, you will be encouraged to apply your legal skills across a number of our practice areas while also developing specialist expertise. You will work alongside like-minded professionals on cases which can directly benefit the lives of everyone in the UK.
Successful applicants will play a critical part in the delivery of high-quality legal analysis from the outset of a project, shaping the legal framework, assessing evidence and ensuring that we produce legally robust decisions – as well as defending those decisions in court.
Our advisory lawyers are embedded in project teams working across the CMA’s entire portfolio as follows:
We welcome applications from lawyers with an interest in any of these practice areas and the desire to work across a number of tools over time.
We will be holding the following open-house events and we invite anyone interested in applying for one of our vacancies to attend to find out more about the CMA’s Legal Service, its work and our staff. Please click the link to secure your place.
CMA, One Lochrin Square, 92 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QA
13 March 2019 - 5.30 – 7.30 pm (registration 5.00 – 5.30 pm)
CMA, Victoria House (2nd floor), Southampton Row, London, WC1B 4AD
20 March 2019 - 6.00 – 8.00 pm (registration 5.30 – 6.00 pm)
To find out more about these opportunities and to view a short video about life in the CMA Legal Service, please click here.
All CMA staff enjoy generous benefits, including:
To find out more about this opportunity and about working for the CMA, please click on the APPLY button.
Please note that we are also separately advertising for G7 Legal Adviser/G6 Assistant Legal Directors. We would encourage you to review the job descriptions for both levels; please submit an application for the campaign(s) you would like to be considered for.
Closing date for applications: 1 April 2019.
Interviews will take place as follows:
The CMA is an accredited Disability Confident Employer and are Stonewall Diversity Champions. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds and recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.