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Education Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £40 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Education Lawyer required to join a local authority based in London for an initial 3 month period.

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to join a friendly team within a popular local authority.

The successful Education Lawyer will be running a caseload of 10 active cases on average. 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

The successful Education Lawyer must have SENDIST experience, as this will be an important part of the role. The Council are looking for an experienced education lawyer who has a real enthusiasm for public sector work. It is not necessary to have previously conducted advocacy, although advocacy experience is desirable.

Applications are welcomed from candidates with a Private Practice or In-House background. Previous Local Authority experience would be beneficial but is not essential to thrive in this role.

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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