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.

20 Jobs Match Your Search Criteria

Child Protection Locum

MMARY: Child Protection Locum, 3+ PQE, Bristol – Our client, a public sector body is seeking an immediately available Child Protection locum to join them for a period of three months with potential for extension. To apply for this role please call Zo…

  • £45 per hour
  • Posted: 27/07/2021
  • Home-Based
  • Job Ref: 215285126
  • Temporary

Locum Legal Assistant

SUMMARY: Locum Legal Assistant, Bristol – Our client, a public sector body is seeking an immediately available locum legal assistant to join them for a period of two months to cover a period of maternity. To apply for this role please call Zoe Jones…

  • £45 per hour
  • Posted: 27/07/2021
  • Home-Based
  • Job Ref: 215285125
  • Temporary

Locum Litigation Solicitor

Locum Litigation Solicitor, Central London, 2+ – An experienced Litigation Solicitor is sought by this leading organisation to join as a key player in their thriving legal team to assist the team on an interim basis. Call us now to speak with Kaye Th…

  • £51538 - £52594 per annum
  • Posted: 27/07/2021
  • West Sussex
  • Job Ref: 215285124
  • Permanent

Legal Assistant (Property)

Legal Assistant, Warwickshire. Interested and available? please contact Grace Oliver on 0121 454 1004, quoting job reference: 5116 JOB TITLE: Conveyancing Legal Assistant LOCATION: Warwickshire HOURLY RATE: £15 - £20 (Outside IR35) THE…

  • £15 - £20 per hour
  • Posted: 26/07/2021
  • Warwickshire
  • Job Ref: 215285116
  • Temporary

Regulatory Paralegal

Regulatory Paralegal – West Midlands – Career enhancing opportunity for talented Legal Executive or Paralegal on a temporary basis for at least 3 months. To apply please call Kaye on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref: 5096 JOB TITLE: Regulatory Pa…

  • £13.80 per hour
  • Posted: 23/07/2021
  • West Midlands
  • Job Ref: 215285096
  • Temporary

Locum Legal Assistant

SUMMARY: Locum Legal Assistant, Bristol – Our client, a public sector body is seeking an immediately available locum legal assistant to join them for a period of two months to cover a period of maternity. To apply for this role please call Zoe Jones…

  • £50 per hour
  • Posted: 20/07/2021
  • Bristol
  • Job Ref: 215285053
  • Temporary

Child Protection Locum

SUMMARY: Child Protection Locum, 3+ PQE, Bristol – Our client, a public sector body is seeking an immediately available Child Protection locum to join them for a period of three months with potential for extension. To apply for this role please call…

  • £45 per hour
  • Posted: 20/07/2021
  • Bristol
  • Job Ref: 215285051
  • Temporary

Regulatory Paralegal

Temporary Regulatory Paralegal, Birmingham - We are currently recruiting to an exciting new temporary position for an experienced Regulatory Paralegal to support a high-profile organisation. If interested and would like to apply please call Kaye Thum…

  • £25123 per annum
  • Posted: 16/07/2021
  • Birmingham
  • Job Ref: 215285020
  • Permanent

Casework Officer

Casework Officer/Lawyer, London. We are currently recruiting to a full-time permanent position for an experienced Casework Officer to join an exceptional regulatory body in London. If you’re interested in flexible working either from home or in the o…

  • £35000 per annum
  • Posted: 16/07/2021
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215285019
  • Permanent

Locum Contracts Lawyer

SUMMARY: Locum Contracts Lawyer – Remote/London, 3+years PQE- Our client a Public Sector body based in London are looking for a Locum Contracts Lawyer for 3 months +citing challenge. For more information, please call Zoe Jones on 0207 183 8586 and…

  • £40 - £45 per hour
  • Posted: 01/07/2021
  • Home-Based
  • Job Ref: 215284843
  • Temporary