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Education Lawyer - London Borough Council

  • Job reference: LSEL2910
  • Location: South London, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are working with a South London based local authority who are seeking an Education Lawyer to join their legal department. Due to an increased workload, this role would suit an experienced Education Lawyer.

ROLE:Education Lawyer
LOCATION:South London
RATE:£30 to £38 per hour
CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing, 35 hours per week

Please note that this role is inside IR35, and is predominantly home working but may have to attend some hearings when required.

The Role

*To manage a full caseload from inception to completion related to Education Law matters
*Cases will include SEN, Disability Discrimination, School exclusions, judicial reviews and admission appeals
*To provide other legislative advice to council members when required
*To occasionally attend hearings where necessary

The Person

*A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with a t least 2 years' PQE within Education Law
*Previous working within a local authority or public body would be highly desirable
*Candidates must have experience of SEN Tribunals and be able to manage a case load of SEN tribunal cases

Should this opportunity be of interest, please reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969 or get in touch via Lloyd.stanley@servicecare.org.uk. We also offer £250 in cash bonus for each successful referral for this position, so please get in touch.