Since 1999 eNL Legal have worked with all areas of 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 to fill then speak to us here at eNL Legal. We have an in-depth knowledge of this marketplace and understand “all too well” about budget constraints, timeframes and other unique idiosyncrasies. For candidates we provide a tailored “end to end” service, our recruitment professionals help you every step of the way. The eNL Legal recruitment agency have established a large network of contacts, 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?

There are many reasons to work within public; we have listed just some of them below:

  • Be a patriot! – Ultimately all public sector roles help out 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

Public sector legal job roles and titles

There are many types of public sector legal roles available. Some examples of the types of roles available are listed below:

  • Child Protection Lawyer
  • Civil Litigation Lawyer
  • Contracts Lawyer
  • Head of Legal Services
  • Healthcare Lawyer
  • Housing & Property Lawyer
  • Immigration Lawyer
  • Licensing Lawyer
  • Planning Lawyer
  • Project Lawyer

To view the current public sector legal jobs listed on our website, click this link -

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, for an early reply to your enquiry.

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