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.

34 Jobs Match Your Search Criteria

Locum Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer

SUMMARY: Locum Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer - London, 2+ years PQE- Our client a Public Sector body based in London are looking for an Contracts & Procurement Lawyer to take on an exciting challenge. Call us now on 020 7183 8586 and quot…

  • £30 - £40 per hour
  • Posted: 23/02/2021
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215283291
  • Temporary

Housing & Property Paralegal

Housing and Property Paralegal, 1+ Experience, Berkshire, £Excellent. To apply or to register your interest, please call Kaye on 0207 183 8586 and quote Job Ref:3193 OVERVIEW: The employer is an award-winning housing association which achieved…

  • £20000 - £25000 per annum
  • Posted: 10/02/2021
  • Berkshire
  • Job Ref: 215283193
  • Permanent

Locum Childcare Solicitor

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 Felicity Simpson on 020 7183 8586 and quote job reference 3188. JO…

  • £30 per hour
  • Posted: 10/02/2021
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215283188
  • Temporary

Locum Childcare Lawyer

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 on 020 7183 8586 and quote job reference 3172. JOB TITLE…

  • £30 - £40 per hour
  • Posted: 10/02/2021
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215283172
  • Temporary

Commercial Solicitor

Commercial Solicitor – Local Authority, 4+ PQE, Maternity Cover, Remote Working – This busy local authority require the assistance of an experienced Commercial Solicitor to join their team and cover a period of maternity leave. To apply or register y…

  • £40 Per Hour
  • Posted: 08/02/2021
  • Tyne And Wear
  • Job Ref: 215283142
  • Temporary

Civil Litigation Locum

Locum Civil Litigation Solicitor/ 3+PQE/London/Inside IR35/Local Government employer seeking A highly established firm with a fantastic holding on the market – To apply please call Zoe Jones on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref: 3103 OVERVIEW: •…

  • £30 per hour
  • Posted: 03/02/2021
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215283103
  • Temporary

Planning Solicitor

Planning Solicitor, East Sussex – 5+ PQE, A public sector body in a stunning part of the South East are open to applications from Planning Legal experts seeking their next move (relocation package considered) – Please call Zoe Jones on 020 783 8586 a…

  • £45000 - £58000 per annum
  • Posted: 28/01/2021
  • East Sussex
  • Job Ref: 215283045
  • Permanent

Childcare Solicitor

CHILDCARE/SAFEGUARDING LAWYER – 4+PQE - £EXCELLENT – LOCUM POSITION – REMOTE WORKING – JOB REF:3046 OVERVIEW: A Childcare/Safeguarding Lawyer is required by a busy local authority on a locum basis to cover a period of permanent recruitment. Th…

  • £40 - £58 per annum
  • Posted: 28/01/2021
  • North West England
  • Job Ref: 215283046
  • Permanent

Planning Lawyer

Planning Lawyer, East Sussex – 5+ PQE, A public sector body in a stunning part of the South East are open to applications from Planning Legal experts seeking their next move (relocation package considered) – Please call Felicity or Zoe on 020 783 858…

  • £45000 - £58000 per annum
  • Posted: 27/01/2021
  • East Sussex
  • Job Ref: 215283043
  • Permanent

Child Safeguarding Lawyer - Locum

CHILDCARE/SAFEGUARDING LAWYER – 4+PQE - £EXCELLENT – LOCUM POSITION – REMOTE WORKING – JOB REF:3005 OVERVIEW: A Childcare/Safeguarding Lawyer is required by a busy local authority on a locum basis to cover a period of permanent recruitment. Th…

  • Excellent
  • Posted: 27/01/2021
  • North East Lincolnshire
  • Job Ref: 215283005
  • Temporary