Opportunities with ELS

Work with some of the top public law professionals in the country. If you share our enthusiasm for providing high quality, affordable legal advice to the public sector, we want to hear from you.

Current Positions

All of our current vacancies are posted on this page. If you see a position that suits your experience level, availability and salary expectations, please apply using the links below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Paralegal in the projects team

Salary: £22700 - £26000 per Annum
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 25/03/2018

Essex Legal Services (ELS) provide high quality, professional, legal advice across the council and to increasing numbers of external clients. We provide a client facing legal service which proactively embraces change and delights the customer.


The Projects Team at ELS advise on complex and innovative major projects for Essex County Council and other public bodies. We offer interesting and varied work, an opportunity to impact the local government landscape to achieve improved outcomes...


Deputyship case manager/visiting officer

Salary: £22700 - £25000 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 27/03/2018

Essex Legal Services ("ELS") is the award winning in-house legal service of Essex County Council, one of the largest local authorities in the country. Its innovative vision has led to ELS being at the forefront of developing shared legal services and proactively disseminating its expertise and experience with a wide range of public bodies.

Based in Chelmsford, we are looking for a Case Manager to join our existing appointee and deputy team.

As a Case Manager you will participate...


Work Experience

All of our available work experience is posted on this page. Check for updates.

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All of our available apprenticeships are posted on this page. Check for updates.

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Contact Us

To find out how we can help you and your organisation, please get in touch by phone or email, or visit us at our Chelmsford office.


ELS is the inhouse service of Essex County Council.  Essex Legal Services Limited is the trading vehicle of ELS

For general legal requests and advice on new matters our Duty Advice Service (available to subscribers only) operates between 9.00am and 5.15pm. contact us on : 0333 013 9993.  Or if you want to subscribe please call: 0333 013 2305.


ELS, Seax House, Victoria Road South, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1QH
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