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Education Solicitor

  • Job reference: JBES/2006
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: *JBES/2006
*Location: Home Counties
*Job type: Temporary
*Area of Expertise: Education Law

This is an exciting opportunity for an Education Lawyer to join a Local Authority in the Home Counties. The position would suit a specialist Education Lawyer either from a Public or Private Sector background.

Job Specification:
*Provide legal advice and assistance to the Education and Early Years Intervention Department and ensure that the decisions made by the client department are within legal boundaries
*Advising schools/academies which subscribe to the school's helpline
*Represent the County Council and other clients of Legal, Member and Statutory Services at hearings within Tribunals, Courts and Panels

Person Specification:
*Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with a minimum of 3 years' experience
*Minimum of 3 years' experience in Education Law, ideally from a Local Authority but other backgrounds will be considered
*Excellent oral and written skills, excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Joel Baron:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Joel on 01772 208969 with any referrals.