Return to Work - Legal

This scheme gave councils and experienced barristers, solicitors and legal executives returning to work, the opportunity to connect to explore job opportunities.


One of four programmes designed to help councils with recruitment to increase diversity across their workforce and gave barristers, solicitors and legal executives returning to work after a career break, a chance to share their CVs with local authority employers.

The LGA and Government Equalities Office collaborated in 2020/21 to deliver Return to Work – Legal. 

The free programme supported councils with existing recruitment campaigns and provided an opportunity to diversify the workforce across local government.

More information about potential new programmes in 2021/22 will be shared here in future.