Since 1999 eNL Legal has recruited for the public sector legal recruitment market, including the placement of public sector Legal Advisors within private law firms. We have worked with central government, education, local authorities, the NHS and regulatory bodies. We also place legal professionals within charities and not for profit organisations.

If you are a public sector organisation with permanent or locum legal roles and requirements, we are on hand to help. We have in-depth public sector knowledge and understand “all too well” about budget constraints, timeframes and other unique idiosyncrasies.

For candidates we provide a tailored “end to end” service, our Legal Recruitment Consultants will help you every step of the way. The eNL Legal recruitment agency has established a large network of contacts across the sector, which enables us to have a range of public law jobs listed daily. Call us today to discuss your next career move.

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Why work in public sector?

Some of the biggest employers in the UK are in the public sector and in total over 6 million Britons are employed by public sector organisations. There are many reasons to work in the public sector; we have listed just a few of them below:

  • Be a patriot! – Ultimately all public sector roles assist the government and therefore each and every one of us. Protecting the legal interests of the UK could be considered a patriotic duty!
  • Caring for people – Many public sector legal roles involve helping and caring for vulnerable people, such roles include protecting children and vulnerable adults, ensuring housing quality and the enforcement of licensing, etc.
  • Develop a specialism – Public sector legal roles offer Solicitors, Lawyers and other legal professionals the chance to develop deep specialisms in a wide-variety of legal disciplines.
  • The public sector offers stable employment.
  • Good salary and financial transparency.
  • Public sector is big on the training front.
  • Often flexible working is available.

Public sector legal job roles and titles

There are many types of public sector legal roles available. Some examples are listed below:

  • Child Protection Lawyer
  • Civil Litigation Lawyer
  • Contracts Lawyer
  • Head of Legal Services
  • Healthcare Lawyer
  • Housing & Property Lawyer
  • Immigration Caseworker
  • Licensing Lawyer
  • Planning Lawyer
  • Project Lawyer
  • Regulatory & Compliance Lawyer

 

To view the current public sector legal jobs listed on our website, click here.

Contacting eNL Legal about public sector legal vacancies

Call your closest eNL Legal office to discuss public sector legal jobs, contact details are:

  • Birmingham - 0121 454 1004,
  • Leeds - 0113 320 0575,
  • London - 0207 183 8586 and
  • Manchester 0161 850 0745

Also feel free to email us at enl@enllegal.co.uk, for an early reply to your enquiry.

13 Jobs Match Your Search Criteria

Childcare Locum (Local Authority)

Childcare Locum (Local Authority), 4+ PQE, Midlands, remote working – An urgent requirement with a close-knit, friendly team offering flexible working. To apply, please call Lauren on 0121 454 1004 and quote job ref: 1507 JOB TITLE: Childcare…

  • up to 45.00 per hour DOE
  • Posted: 15/09/2020
  • West Midlands
  • Job Ref: 215281507
  • Temporary

Regulatory Lawyer

Interim Regulatory Lawyer, 2+ PQE, London – An exciting vacancy with a leading professional regulatory body, offering an outstanding opportunity to contribute to maintaining professional standards. To apply or to register your interest, please call K…

  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Posted: 10/09/2020
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215281449
  • Permanent

Public Childcare Locum

Childcare Locum (Local Authority) 4+ PQE/ West Midlands region /Remote Working/ Small knit team with supportive management – To apply please call Grace or Lauren on 0121 454 1004 OVERVIEW: • This local authority within the Midlands are seeki…

  • £30 - £41 per hour
  • Posted: 09/09/2020
  • West Midlands
  • Job Ref: 215281424
  • Temporary

Contracts & Procurement Lawyer

SUMMARY: Contracts and Procurement Lawyer / London/ Local Authority – This large local authority within London are currently recruiting for a Senior Contracts and Procurement Lawyer on an ongoing locum basis. For more information please call Zoe J…

  • £30 per hour
  • Posted: 09/09/2020
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215281423
  • Temporary

Local Authority Childcare Locum

Locum Childcare Solicitor, 3+ PQE, Lancashire, Inside IR35, 4 month booking with possible extension. To apply please call Grace Oliver or Lauren Harris on 0161 850 0745 OVERVIEW: • The successful Childcare Solicitor will be responsible for the…

  • £40 per hour
  • Posted: 04/09/2020
  • Lancashire
  • Job Ref: 215281383
  • Temporary

Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

Contracts and Procurement Lawyer / London/ Local Authority – This large local authority within London are currently recruiting for a Senior Contracts and Procurement Lawyer on an ongoing locum basis. Interested? Please call Grace/Zoe/Felicity on 0207…

  • £30 - £40 per hour
  • Posted: 25/08/2020
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215281302
  • Temporary

Public Sector Childcare Locum

Childcare Locum (Local Authority) 4+ PQE/ West Midlands region /Remote Working/ Small knit team with supportive management – To apply please call Grace/Felicity/Zoe on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 905 OVERVIEW: • This local authority wit…

  • £32 - £37 per hour
  • Posted: 05/08/2020
  • Staffordshire
  • Job Ref: 215278949
  • Temporary

Childcare Solicitor

JOB TITLE: Childcare Locum Solicitor PQE: 2+ LOCATION: South West Local Authority SALARY: £35.00 to £40.00 hourly rate JOB REF: 1129 An experienced and knowledgeable Childcare Locum Solicitor is needed to work within a larg…

  • £30000 - £42000 per annum
  • Posted: 05/08/2020
  • South West England
  • Job Ref: 215281129
  • Permanent

Residential Conveyancer

Residential Solicitor/Legal Executive, 1+ PQE, Two Year FTC, Public Sector, Nottinghamshire. 100% remote working with very occasional office work. Public Sector and Private Sector experience will be considered. To apply or to register your interest,…

  • £23800 - £25175 per annum
  • Posted: 03/08/2020
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Job Ref: 215281149
  • Permanent

Local Authority Childcare Solicitor

Childcare Locum (Local Authority) 4+ PQE/ North Yorkshire/ Partial remote working / Small knit team with supportive management – To apply please call Grace on 0121 454 1004 OVERVIEW: • This local authority within North Yorkshire, are seeki…

  • £35 - £50 per hour
  • Posted: 27/07/2020
  • York
  • Job Ref: 215281083
  • Temporary