Lawyer - Special Educational Needs Locum

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Shefford, UK
Closing date
17 Sep 2020

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Locum Special Educational Needs Lawyer sought for a leading practice in Bedfordshire.

This is a rare opportunity for a SEN Lawyer with 3+ years' PQE to join a Lexcel accredited firm in the Shefford area. The successful candidate will handle a demanding caseload of SEN caseload, whilst ensuring awareness of and compliance with legal duties within client organisations and protecting their best interests. The right candidate may be offered to work in one of two other locations in Cambridgeshire or Northamptonshire.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


- Special educational needs
- Appeals and tribunals
- Undertaking advocacy in case management hearings and final hearings
- Judicial review
- School admissions and exclusions
- Complaints against a local authorities and schools
- Discrimination
- Ensuring compliance with SRA and practice management requirements
- Business development
- Networking

The Candidate

- Solicitors, barristers and legal executives with at least 3 years' PQE
- Solid experience in special education needs matters is essential
- IT proficient
- Excellent communication skills
- Pro-active, client-focused and ambitious

The Firm

Our client is a highly regarded social enterprise law firm specialising in the public sector. It is one of the first of its kind to be established in the UK serving over one hundred organisations across the public sectors including local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, foundation trusts, charities and fire services. This is a forward thinking and award-winning law firm who meet the highest management and customer care standards.


- Competitive salary dependent on experience
- Generous holiday allowance
- Pension scheme
- Flexible working arrangements including remote working
- Holiday purchase scheme
- Excellent maternity and paternity entitlement
- Benefits schemes

Our Agency Requirements

- What salary are you currently seeking?
- How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
- How long is your notice period?

Lawyer - Special Educational Needs (Locum)

For further details of this Locum Special Educational Needs Lawyer vacancy, please contact Natasha on quoting reference NK31808.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

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