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.

32 Jobs Match Your Search Criteria

Childcare Locum

Childcare Solicitor, London - 3+ years – Busy public sector body seeking a talented and committed Childcare locum solicitor on a temporary basis. For more information please call Zoe Jones or Felicity Simpson on 020 7183 8586 and quote job reference…

  • £35 - £37 per hour
  • Posted: 15/01/2021
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215282905
  • Temporary

Childcare Locum

Childcare Solicitor, 3+ years – Busy public sector body seeking a talented and committed Childcare locum solicitor on a temporary basis. For more information please call Zoe Jones or Felicity Simpson on 020 7183 8586 and quote job reference 2868. …

  • £30 - £40 per hour
  • Posted: 14/01/2021
  • Dorset
  • Job Ref: 215282897
  • Temporary

Panel Secretary

SUMMARY: Panel Secretary & Complaints Assistant, London, 12 months + experience – An interesting permanent opportunity with a leading regulatory body. For more information, please contact Felicity Simpson on 020 7183 8586 and quote job ref 2895 …

  • £28700 per annum
  • Posted: 14/01/2021
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215282866
  • Permanent

Panel Secretary & Complaints Assistant

SUMMARY: Panel Secretary & Complaints Assistant, London, 12 months + experience – An interesting permanent opportunity with a leading regulatory body. For more information, please contact Zoe Jones on 020 7183 8586 and quote job ref 2895 JOB…

  • £28600 - £28700 per annum
  • Posted: 14/01/2021
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215282895
  • Permanent

Securitisation Paralegal

Securitisation Paralegal, 1+ Experience, Berkshire, £Excellent. To apply or to register your interest, please call Kaye on 0207 183 8586 and quote Job Ref:2883 OVERVIEW: The employer is an award-winning housing association which achieved the h…

  • £20000 - £25000 per annum
  • Posted: 14/01/2021
  • Berkshire
  • Job Ref: 215282883
  • Permanent

Childcare Solicitor

Locum Childcare Solicitor, 4+ PQE, UK WIDE – Remote Working – This local authority are actively seeking a Locum Childcare Solicitor to work on a fully remote working basis. To apply or register your interest, call Lauren Harris on 0113 320 0575 and q…

  • £40 - £50 per hour
  • Posted: 07/01/2021
  • Greater Manchester
  • Job Ref: 215282818
  • Permanent

Childcare Solicitor

Locum Childcare Solicitor, 4+ PQE, UK WIDE – Remote Working – This local authority are actively seeking a Locum Childcare Solicitor to work on a fully remote working basis. To apply or register your interest, call Lauren Harris on 0113 320 0575 and q…

  • £40 - £50 per hour
  • Posted: 07/01/2021
  • Exeter
  • Job Ref: 215282816
  • Permanent

Child Safeguarding Lawyer - Locum

Child Safeguarding Lawyer - Locum, 4+ PQE, Remote Working – A busy department within a local authority are seeking the addition of a Child Safeguarding Lawyer to work on a locum basis. To apply or register your interest, call Lauren Harris on 0113 32…

  • £40 per hour
  • Posted: 07/01/2021
  • North East England
  • Job Ref: 215282809
  • Temporary

Childcare Locum

Locum Childcare Solicitor, 4+ PQE, UK WIDE – Remote Working – This local authority are actively seeking a Locum Childcare Solicitor to work on a fully remote working basis. To apply or register your interest, call Lauren Harris on 0113 320 0575 and q…

  • £40 - £55 per hour
  • Posted: 06/01/2021
  • West Midlands
  • Job Ref: 215282801
  • Permanent

Childcare Locum

Locum Childcare Solicitor, 4+ PQE, UK WIDE – Remote Working – This local authority are actively seeking a Locum Childcare Solicitor to work on a fully remote working basis. To apply or register your interest, call Lauren Harris on 0113 320 0575 and q…

  • £40 - £50 per hour
  • Posted: 06/01/2021
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215282800
  • Permanent