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Education Lawyer

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £39 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

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A fantastic opportunity for a Education Lawyer has arisen at a popular local authority in London. This locum assignment will begin on a 3 month contract with a view for extension and will be conducted remotely for the foreseeable future with a return to the office once a fortnight in the near future.

Our client is seeking an Education Lawyer who can hit the ground running in their busy and forward-thinking team. They are happy to consider someone with little experience, as long as you are hard-working and keen to learn.

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

Responsibilities will include:

  • Disability discrimination
  • Attending school exclusion & admission appeals
  • Special Education Needs Tribunal Appeals
  • Drafting documents and preparing bundles for Tribunals
  • Attending Conference with counsel and witnesses

On offer is a competitive hourly rate and flexible working patterns, and the opportunity to build on your experience and professionally develop within a friendly team environment and dynamic workplace. The council has a variety of non-work related activities in which the successful candidate can get involved with, for example, yoga and language classes.

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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