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SEN Education Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Contract/Interim

  • Salary:

    £30 - £36 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

  • Email:

    rayhaneh.tehrani@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    908719_1535550902

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-03

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Education Lawyer required to join a local authority based in London for an initial 3 month contract, with the possibility of extension thereafter.


Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to join a friendly team within a popular local authority. The office is well serviced by public transport and is within walking distance of shops and restaurants.

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;

  • SENDIST
  • Disability discrimination
  • School exclusions & admission appeals

The successful Education Lawyer will ideally have SEN experience, as this will be an important part of the role.

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. Flexible working arrangements are available.

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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