Government Legal Service

The Government Legal Service (GLS) is an umbrella group comprising around two thousand qualified lawyers working as civil servants in around thirty UK Government departments.wikipedia
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Government Legal Department

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The Treasury Solicitor (currently Jonathan Jones) is also the Head of the Government Legal Service.
The Government Legal Department (previously called the Treasury Solicitor's Department) is the largest in-house legal organisation in the United Kingdom's Government Legal Service.

Lawyer

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The Government Legal Service (GLS) is an umbrella group comprising around two thousand qualified lawyers working as civil servants in around thirty UK Government departments.

Civil service

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The Government Legal Service (GLS) is an umbrella group comprising around two thousand qualified lawyers working as civil servants in around thirty UK Government departments.

Government of the United Kingdom

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The Government Legal Service (GLS) is an umbrella group comprising around two thousand qualified lawyers working as civil servants in around thirty UK Government departments.

Recruitment

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The GLS brand is used primarily for recruitment purposes and offers training and support to GLS lawyers.

Intranet

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The GLS Secretariat supports the work of lawyers across the GLS by providing central library services and for an intranet system, Legal Information Online Network, or LION, which can be accessed by all government lawyers, and gives access to commercial legal databases and information and articles relevant to government legal work.

Primary and secondary legislation

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Jonathan Jones (civil servant)

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Jonathan Guy Jones (born 21 May 1962) is a British government lawyer, serving since March 2014 as HM Procurator General, Treasury Solicitor and Head of the Government Legal Service, and so the Permanent Secretary of the Government Legal Department (until April 2015, named the Treasury Solicitors' Department).

Tom Winsor

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After the flotation of Northern Ireland Electricity on the London stock exchange in 1993, Winsor was seconded to the Government Legal Service.

Richard Henderson (solicitor)

Richard Henderson
Richard Mitchell Henderson, CB, WS, (born 17 April 1947) is a Scottish solicitor who was the Solicitor to the Scottish Executive and Head of the Government Legal Service for Scotland between 1999 and 2007.

Richard Heaton

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He joined the Government Legal Service in 1991 where he remained until moving to the Department for Constitutional Affairs in 2004 where he served as Director of Legal Services.

Thomas Hetherington

Sir Thomas HetheringtonThomas Chalmers HetheringtonMajor Sir Thomas Hetherington
He joined the government legal service, in the legal department of the Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance.

Harrow High School

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Paul Jenkins (barrister)

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Jenkins was called to the Bar of England and Wales in July 1977 and joined the Government Legal Service in 1979.

Harold Carter, Baron Carter of Haslemere

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He was appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to Government Legal Services and services to community in Guildford, Surrey.

Vera Baird

Dame Vera BairdVera Baird QC
As Senior Law Officer Baird was responsible, together with the Attorney General, for the Law Office budget and for setting the strategic direction for the Crown Prosecution Service, Serious Fraud Office, Service Prosecuting Authority (covering the Armed Forces) Treasury Solicitor's Department, Government Legal Service and Her Majesty's Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate as well as giving Lead Ministerial sponsorship to the National Fraud Authority.

Legal executive

Chartered Legal ExecutiveFellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal ExecutivesIrish Representative body

Law Commissions Act 1965

The Law Commissions are assisted by parliamentary draftsmen, research and administrative assistants and officials from the Government Legal Service.