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About The Role
Up to 3 posts are offered within the Industry and Subsidy Control Team in BEIS Legal Advisers. The Team is focussed on providing legal advice relating to regulation of subsidy control and BEIS’s significant programmes of financial assistance to industry and business. The work in the team is exceptionally varied and successful candidates will expect to work on matters including advising on the implementation of the new UK domestic subsidy regime and advice on major financial assistance offered by BEIS on an ad hoc basis and through schemes, including the through the Automotive Transformation Scheme and the British Business Bank. As expert subsidy control lawyers we also support lawyers in other teams in BEIS on the subsidy control aspects of the UK’s ambitious and innovative energy portfolio, with work spanning policies on carbon reduction technologies, nuclear power, clean energy and heat, energy efficiency, energy security, energy networks and infrastructure and climate change. We also support government departments more widely as the Government Legal Department’s Centre of Excellence in Subsidy Control law and lead an extensive training programme on subsidy control law for the GLD and other government departments and public authorities.