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Education and Adults Lawyer

A great opportunity for an Education and Adults Lawyer to join a London Borough Council!

This opportunity is initially a locum 3-month contract, expected to extend beyond this initial period.

The Education and Adults Lawyer will be handling Special Educational Needs (SEN) matters and tribunals, alongside other responsibilities, including advising on the Mental Health Act and Adults Safeguarding.

Our client has advised that ideally the lawyer will have experience in both education and adults law, however, those with education experience who have touched upon, or have an interest in, adults law, will be strongly considered. Further, while local government experience is highly desirable, our client will consider those from private practice.

For the time being the role will be conducted remotely, returning to the council offices when possible, with 1-2 days working from home. The council offer flexible working patterns and are located nearby to public transport links.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for shortlisting. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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