Education Lawyer

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£30 - £35 per hour
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
M74774
Contact
Chelsey Newsom
Practice area
Education law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Education Lawyer required for a local authority based in Hertfordshire for an initial 3 month period.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Education Lawyer to undertake a busy workload within a fast-paced environment, which would enable you to enhance your education skills quickly.

The successful candidate will have experience of handling a range of education matters, with a specific focus on SEN matters. Candidates must be able to undertake advocacy at tribunals for this positions, as well as being able to demonstrate working knowledge of the Care Act 2014. Other areas of work handled will include disability discrimination, school exclusions and admission appeals.

The ideal education lawyer will have experience of working for a local authority, however we want to stress that whilst this would be advantageous, it is not essential for this post and we welcome candidates from other public sector backgrounds, private practice and chambers.

The council is easily accessible from London and the surrounds and is commutable by car and train.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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