City of London, London
3 months ago
Strategic Education Lawyers - x3
Contract - Full-time
Strategic Education Lawyers required to join the Government Legal Department for a minimum of 6 months. The successful Lawyers will preferably have a background in public law, including education, family and equality laws. The successful candidate must also be a qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent). The main duties will include giving advice to Ministers and officials in the Department for Education on a range of issues, including schools, further and higher education, child and family issues and equality. A knowledge of public law and education law would be helpful. The role will offer a flexible working option after a period of time, as well the possible option to work from home.
Key Responsibilities of a Strategic Education Lawyer
- Advising Ministers and officials on a range of public law issues
- Advising on family, equality and education laws
Required skills and experience of the Strategic Education Lawyer
- Fully qualified Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent
- Knowledge and background in Public Law
- Preferable background in education, family and equality law
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 Mark Bladen in our London office for a confidential discussion.
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