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Education Lawyer

  • Location

    W. London, London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £40 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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An Education Lawyer required to join a local authority based in London for an initial 6 month period.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Education Lawyer to work within a friendly and supportive environment. The office is well serviced by public transport and is within walking distance of shops and restaurants.

This role will involve advising on and representing the Council at tribunal hearings, on the grounds for considering special educational needs assessments and generally assisting in the setting up of procedures to assist the client team.

The successful Education Lawyer will be running a varied caseload of education matters. They will also be preparing cases for tribunal and corresponding with parents/guardians' solicitors, therefore excellent client care skills are essential.

Education matters will include;

  • Disability discrimination
  • School exclusions & admission appeals

This role is well suited to an experienced education lawyer who has a real enthusiasm for public sector work. It is not necessary to have previously conducted advocacy, although some advocacy experience is desirable.

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 Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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