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: £35 to £40ph
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.
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 necessaryThe Person
A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with at 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 casesIf this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on (phone number removed), or email (url removed). We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250