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            19 days ago
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            Public law entails the legal guidelines and procedures governing state institutions or public bodies. The law aims to protect the rights of the public at large and includes administrative law, constitutional law, the law of the state, and criminal law. In the UK, judicial review is of prime importance, this process determines if a public body has acted fairly.

            The public law jobs are public law lawyers, public law legal counsels, public law solicitors, family solicitors private and public law, and public law paralegals. The qualification requirements for public lawyer positions are having updated knowledge of the public law regulations, more than 5 years of PQE in handling public law work with stellar client care and interpersonal skills.

            The average per annum income for public law vacancies varies depending on the factors like the kind of position, experience/skills required, job responsibilities, and the employer. Overall, private law lawyers, solicitors, legal counsels, and paralegals make good money. They are offered competitive remuneration packages with benefits like private medical insurance, flexible working arrangements, paternal leaves, and more.

            Lawyers, solicitors, legal counsels, and paralegals having an interest and inclination to excel in public law can make brilliant careers in it. Working on diverse private law matters and dealing with high-profile clients improves the advisory and litigation skills making the work more rewarding. Most jobs in this practice area come with promising career progression opportunities and routes.

            Currently, there are plenty of public law lawyer jobs, public law solicitor, legal counsel, and paralegal vacancies in the UK. As long as the public law bodies and individuals need legal advice and assistance regarding public law matters and disputes, these roles will stay in demand. Explore the latest law job adverts by sought-after employers on Simply Law Jobs!


            What are Public Law Jobs Like 

            The public law jobs are public law lawyers, public law solicitors, public law legal counsels, family solicitors public and private law, and public law paralegals. The eligibility criteria for public law lawyer jobs include having five or more years of PQE in handling different public law matters with excellent interpersonal and client care skills. The qualification requirements for public law legal counsel positions are being a practising solicitor, barrister, or chartered legal executive in England and Whales with significant experience in public law. To apply for public law paralegal roles, the potential applicants need to have a law degree with a thorough understanding of the application of the public law. 

            Public Law Jobs’ Responsibilities 

            Public law lawyers provide advice and legal support to clients such as local and central government, education providers, government agencies, and NHS bodies. They advise on cases ranging from health and safety matters, regulatory investigations, and judicial review challenges to proceedings within the court of protection. Private law legal counsels give counsel on public law and regulatory issues in connection with the powers exercised by the public institutions, they also advise regarding threatened or actual judicial review proceedings. Public law paralegals assist with handling the casework of various public law matters. They attend to the clients and take instructions from them. They handle correspondence and draft documents. 

            Skills Required for Building Public Law Careers 

            A deep understanding and updated knowledge of public law are essential for lawyers, solicitors, legal counsels, and paralegals aspiring to work in this practice area. Effective interpersonal, and client care skills are required for public law lawyer jobs. Analytical thinking skills are essential for legal counsel positions.  Organisation and time management skills will help the public law paralegals manage their day-to-day tasks. Individuals with the ability to solve problems and work independently as well as within a team will fit better in the public law roles. Improve the prospects of landing a job by getting alerts for the vacancies that match your area of interest. Sign into Simply Law Jobs!