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.

38 Jobs Match Your Search Criteria

Employment Advocate Locum

Locum Employment Advocate / 4+ PQE / Competitive hourly rate / Public Sector body are recruiting for a full time Locum Employment Advocate to cover a period of maternity starting in May - To apply please call Louise Evans on 0121 454 1004 and quote J…

  • Competitive Hourly Rate
  • Posted: 25/03/2020
  • Lincolnshire
  • Job Ref: 215280266
  • Temporary

Locum Employment Advocate

Locum Employment Advocate / 4+ PQE / Competitive hourly rate / Public Sector body are recruiting for a full time Locum Employment Advocate to cover a period of maternity starting in May - To apply please call Louise Evans on 0121 454 1004 and quote J…

  • Competitive
  • Posted: 17/03/2020
  • Lincolnshire
  • Job Ref: 215280165
  • Temporary

Employment Locum

Locum Employment Solicitor / 6+ PQE / Competitive hourly rate / Public Sector body are recruiting for a full time Locum Employment Solicitor - To apply please call Louise Evans on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 80160 THE ROLE: This public…

  • Excellent
  • Posted: 16/03/2020
  • Derbyshire
  • Job Ref: 215280160
  • Temporary

Locum Employment Solicitor

Locum Employment Solicitor/Immediate Start/ 2+PQE/East Midlands/ An interesting and varied locum position within an forward-thinking organisation– To apply please call Kaye on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 9759 OVERVIEW: • An employment…

  • £20 - £25 per hour
  • Posted: 13/03/2020
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Job Ref: 215279759
  • Temporary

Locum Employment Solicitor

Locum Employment Solicitor/Immediate Start/ 2+PQE/East Midlands/£51,000 FTE/ A locum position within an forward-thinking organisation– To apply please call Kaye on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref: 0094 OVERVIEW: • An experienced, competent 2…

  • £27.83 per hour
  • Posted: 11/03/2020
  • East Midlands
  • Job Ref: 215280094
  • Temporary

Commercial Property Locum

SUMMARY: Commercial Property Locum, Kent, 3+ PQE - A Commercial Property Lawyer is required by this busy public sector body on and on-going basis. Call us now on 020 7183 8586. JOB TITLE: Commercial Property Locum PQE REQUIRED: 3+ years L…

  • £40 per hour
  • Posted: 10/03/2020
  • Kent
  • Job Ref: 215280082
  • Temporary

Contracts & Procurement Locum

SUMMARY: Contracts & Procurement Locum, Oxfordshire, 3+ PQE - A unique opportunity to join a highly regarded Public sector organisation. Call us now on 020 7183 8586. JOB TITLE: Contracts & Procurement Locum PQE REQUIRED: 3+ …

  • Hourly Rate
  • Posted: 24/02/2020
  • Oxford
  • Job Ref: 215279580
  • Permanent

Contracts Locum

SUMMARY: Interim Contracts Solicitor - In-House, Berkshire, 5+ PQE - Exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial / Contracts Solicitor to support this business on an interim basis with competitive rates. Call Felicity now on 020 71…

  • Hourly Rate
  • Posted: 24/02/2020
  • Berkshire
  • Job Ref: 215279581
  • Permanent

Regulatory Investigations

Regulatory Investigator / 4+ year experience/ London/ £40,000 per annum/ A forward thinking healthcare regulator based in London with fantastic training and shared values to ensure a fantastic working environment. Call us now on 020 7183 8586. …

  • £40000 per annum
  • Posted: 17/02/2020
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215279780
  • Permanent

Childcare Locum

SUMMARY: Childcare Locum – Staffordshire – 3+ PQE – Immediate Start Available – Well regarded Local Authority seeks a Childcare Locum to handle a public law caseload. Call Louise Evans now on 0121 454 1004. JOB TITLE: Childcare Locum PQE…

  • Competitive
  • Posted: 13/02/2020
  • Staffordshire
  • Job Ref: 215277942
  • Temporary