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Education Lawyer

  • Location

    East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40 - £50 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Education Lawyer


Full Time or Part Time

£40 - £50 per hour

Remote working

A well-established Local Authority within the South East of England is seeking an Education Lawyer to join their team for a 3 month period with the view for extension. The council are offering fully remote working and both full and part time candidates are to be considered.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Education Lawyer to join a friendly and supportive council with an excellent team environment and culture.

The ideal candidate for the education lawyer role would have the following attributes;

  • Knowledge of the law and practice relating to special educational needs
  • Ability to demonstrate significant specialism or depth of knowledge in special educational needs law
  • The ability to work within a team but also be able to run your own caseload of education law matters including advice related work

The candidate ideally must be a qualified Barrister, Solicitor or Legal executive but the council will consider non-qualified candidates with legal education experience.

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

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