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Education Lawyer

  • Location

    East Anglia, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Private Practice

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

  • Email:

    leah.edgar@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    912047_1555597430

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 month+

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-18

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Education (SEND) Lawyer to join a busy Local Authority based in East Anglia, over an initial 3 month period, with view to extension.

The Education Lawyer will be expected to:

  • Have a good understanding of the legal framework for identifying, assessing and supporting children and young people with special educational needs,
  • Claims before the First-Tier Tribunal (SEND) and Upper Tribunal related to Education, Health and Care Plans
  • Disability Discrimination proceedings
  • Judicial Review claims against Local Authorities and government departments

It is essential that you have experience dealing with SEND tribunals and can pick up a caseload with minimal supervision.

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 express your interest and email your CV to Leah Edgar in our Manchester office.

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 consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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.