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.

23 Jobs Match Your Search Criteria

Childcare Locum

CHILDCARE LOCUM SOLICITOR, 5+ PQE, WEST MIDLANDS – JOB REF:0890 A large local authority within the West Midlands region are seeking a Child Care locum solicitor on an ongoing basis, to support their large legal team. You will take on a busy cas…

  • £30 per hour
  • Posted: 06/07/2020
  • West Midlands
  • Job Ref: 215280890
  • Temporary

Locum Childcare Solicitor

Locum Childcare Solicitor, 3+ PQE, Lancashire, Inside IR35, 4 month booking with possible extension. To apply please call Zoe Jones on 0161 850 0745 & quote Job Ref: 0916 OVERVIEW: • The successful Childcare Solicitor will be responsible for th…

  • £40 per hour
  • Posted: 03/07/2020
  • Blackpool
  • Job Ref: 215280916
  • Temporary

Childcare Locum- ongoing

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

  • £35 - £39 per hour
  • Posted: 03/07/2020
  • Staffordshire
  • Job Ref: 215280905
  • Temporary

Locum Childcare Solicitor

CHILDCARE LOCUM SOLICITOR, 2+ PQE, DEVON – JOB REF: An experienced and knowledgeable Childcare Locum Solicitor needed to work within a large childcare team within a Local authority. The role is available due to an increased work load and to cov…

  • £35 per hour
  • Posted: 29/06/2020
  • Devon
  • Job Ref: 215280889
  • Temporary

Childcare Solicitor

CHILDCARE LOCUM SOLICITOR, 2+ PQE, SOUTH WEST – JOB REF: An experienced and knowledgeable Childcare Locum Solicitor needed to work in a large childcare team within a Local authority. The role is available due to an increased work load and to co…

  • £35000 - £42000 per annum
  • Posted: 29/06/2020
  • South West England
  • Job Ref: 215280894
  • Permanent

Childcare Locum Solicitor

CHILDCARE LOCUM SOLICITOR, 5+ PQE, WEST MIDLANDS – JOB REF:0892 A large local authority within the West Midlands region are seeking a Child Care locum solicitor on an ongoing basis, to support their large legal team. You will take on a busy cas…

  • £30 per hour
  • Posted: 29/06/2020
  • West Midlands
  • Job Ref: 215280892
  • Temporary

Childcare Solicitor- Maternity Cover

Childcare Locum Solicitor - 2+ PQE/ Local Authority/ Maternity Cover/ South West – To apply please call Grace on 0121 454 1004. OVERVIEW: • An experienced and knowledgeable Childcare Locum Solicitor needed to work within a large childcare te…

  • £35000 - £42000 per annum
  • Posted: 26/06/2020
  • South West England
  • Job Ref: 215280880
  • Permanent

Senior Property & Regeneration Locum

SENIOR PROPERTY & PROJECTS SOLICITOR, 5+ PQE, LOCAL AUTHORITY, DORSET – JOB REF:0860 An experienced and knowledgeable Senior Property Projects Solicitor needed to work on a regeneration project within a local authority, initially for 3 months,…

  • £30 per hour
  • Posted: 26/06/2020
  • Dorset
  • Job Ref: 215280860
  • Temporary

Childcare Locum

SUMMARY: Childcare Locum – Bristol – 3+ PQE – Immediate Start Available – Well regarded Local Authority seeks a Childcare Locum to handle a public law caseload. To apply please call Zoe Jones on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 0875 JOB TITLE:…

  • £40 per hour
  • Posted: 26/06/2020
  • Bristol
  • Job Ref: 215280875
  • Temporary

Childcare Locum Solicitor

SUMMARY: Childcare Locum Solicitor - 5+PQE/ Locum / Remote / West Midlands / South West. This large local authority are seeking a childcare locum. To apply please call Zoe Jones on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 0861 OVERVIEW: • A large…

  • £30 per hour
  • Posted: 25/06/2020
  • Warwickshire
  • Job Ref: 215280861
  • Temporary