General Pharmaceutical Council

Professionals Regulation Lawyer


We are seeking an experienced lawyer to join our professionals regulation team, delivering high quality oral and written advocacy as well as providing support to our investigative teams.

Closing date: 23 January 2020 (12pm)

Salary: £45,000- £50,000 per annum plus benefits, depending on skills and experience

Location: Canary Wharf, London

Hours: 35 hours per week, from 9.00 to 5.00, Monday to Friday

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to make a positive contribution to a dynamic, forward-thinking and successful team. As well as delivering high quality oral and written advocacy, the Professionals Regulation Lawyer will provide support, guidance and advice to team members about fitness to practise cases and broader regulatory issues. 

The role, although primarily focussed on advocacy and case presentation within the GPhC’s fitness to practise process, is varied - our lawyers have recently appeared in Magistrates Courts and County Courts.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister.
  • Have a strong track record of tribunal advocacy.
  • Have experience of successfully managing own caseload, as well as a high level of skill and experience in both case investigation and the construction of cases for hearings.
  • Have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

In return for their commitment and enthusiasm, applicants can expect a rewarding and challenging  work environment, good work-life balance and workload plus an excellent benefits package that includes 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays).

About the GPhC

We regulate pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. We work to assure and improve standards of care for people using pharmacy services.

The GPhC is a respected regulatory body, acknowledged by the Professional Standards Authority for meeting all the Standards of Good Regulation.

Our organisation has long-term vision and desire for highly skilled and specialist staff and is committed to workforce learning and development opportunities.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and are committed to holding ourselves to the same standards we expect of others.

Applying for this role

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the role and where you found the vacancy to: careers@pharmacyregulation.org

Please consult the job description document which is available via our 'working for us' page on our GPhC website: pharmacyregulation.org

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.