Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Education Lawyer


Service Care Legal are working with a West Midlands 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: West Midlands, attend the office once a week


RATE: £35-£40ph Umbrella
CONTRACT: 8 months, 37 hours a week


The Role



  • To manage a full caseload from inception to completion related to Education Law matters

  • Cases will include SEND, 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 at least 2 years PQE within Education Law

  • Previous experience of 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


If this feels like an opportunity that is right for you, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Hugh Barnes via email, Hugh.Barnes@servicecare.org.uk, or via phone at 01772208969 .


We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.