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.

75 Jobs Match Your Search Criteria

Paralegal

SUMMARY: Do you have previous experience as a Paralegal? Are you capable of preparing bundles, interviewing witnesses and drafting legal documents? Call us now on 020 7183 8586. JOB TITLE: Legal and Enforcement Paralegal EXPERIENCE REQUIR…

  • £15.17 per hour
  • Posted: 18/11/2019
  • Birmingham
  • Job Ref: 215278682
  • Temporary

Temporary Scheduling Officer

Temporary Scheduling Officer, Central London – Exciting temporary opportunity to join a public sector body planning, co-ordinating and supporting hearings for panels and tribunals. Call Zoe Jones now on 020 7183 8586. JOB TITLE: Temporary Sch…

  • £13.74 per hour
  • Posted: 15/11/2019
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215278648
  • Temporary

Part Time Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer, Central London, 5+ PQE – A Part-Time opportunity for an experienced Data Protection Officer to join a forward thinking regulatory framework. Call us now on 020 7183 8586. JOB TITLE: Data Protection Officer PQE REQUIR…

  • Negotiable
  • Posted: 14/11/2019
  • London
  • Job Ref: 215278638
  • Permanent

Head of Legal and Enforcement

Head of Legal and Enforcement, 10+ PQE, West Midlands, £60,000-£90,000 per annum, To apply please call Kaye on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 8639 JOB TITLE: Head of Legal and Enforcement PQE REQUIRED: 10+ LOCATION: West Midlands SA…

  • £60000 - £90000 per annum
  • Posted: 14/11/2019
  • Birmingham
  • Job Ref: 215278639
  • Permanent

Planning Lawyer

SUMMARY: Senior Planning Locum, Exeter, 3+ PQE - A unique opportunity to join a Public Sector Body as a Planning Lawyer on a Locum basis to cover permanent recruitment. Call us now on 0121 4541004. JOB TITLE: Planning Lawyer PQE REQUIRED:…

  • Generous
  • Posted: 13/11/2019
  • Exeter
  • Job Ref: 215277820
  • Temporary

Head of Legal & Enforcement

Head of Legal and Enforcement, 10+ PQE, West Midlands, £60,000-£90,000 per annum, To apply please call Kaye on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref:8578 JOB TITLE: Head of Legal and Enforcement PQE REQUIRED: 10+ LOCAT…

  • £60000 - £90000 per annum
  • Posted: 11/11/2019
  • West Midlands
  • Job Ref: 215278578
  • Permanent

Planning Solicitor

Planning Solicitor, 4+ PQE, Cambridge, £Up to circa £55,000 DOE / Competitive Benefits Package - To apply please call Cassie on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref:8480 OVERVIEW: • An experienced Planning Solicitor is sought after to join this l…

  • £45000 - £60000 per annum
  • Posted: 07/11/2019
  • Cambridge
  • Job Ref: 215278480
  • Permanent

Community and Litigation Lawyer

Community and Litigation Lawyer, 4+ PQE, Greater Manchester, Salary £35,000 to £45,000 plus benefits. To apply please call 0113 320 0575 or send an up to date copy of your CV to lauren.harris@enllegal.co.uk and quote Job Ref:8446. OVERVIEW: …

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Posted: 05/11/2019
  • Greater Manchester
  • Job Ref: 215278446
  • Permanent

Corporate Governance Lawyer

Corporate Governance Lawyer, 4+ PQE, Greater Manchester, Salary £35,000 to £45,000 plus comprehensive benefits. To apply please call Lauren on 0113 320 0575 or send an up to date copy of your CV to lauren.harris@enllegal.co.uk quoting Job Ref 8445. …

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Posted: 05/11/2019
  • Greater Manchester
  • Job Ref: 215278445
  • Permanent

Locum Childcare Lawyer

Locum Childcare Solicitor, 3+ PQE, Lancashire, Salary £40.00 per hour, 4 month booking with possible extension. To apply please call Lauren on 0113 320 0575 or send an up to date copy of your CV to lauren.harris@enllegal.co.uk and quote Job Ref 8444.…

  • £40 per hour
  • Posted: 05/11/2019
  • Lancashire
  • Job Ref: 215278444
  • Temporary