Education and Adult Social Care Lawyer

£35,838 - £43,383
30 Jul 2017
30 Aug 2017
Practice area
Education law, Public law
Full time
Contract type

LAW Absolute is exclusively recruiting to an Education and Adult Social Care Lawyer position on a permanent basis.

Our client is a Lexcel and IIP Gold accredited practice, who prides themselves on delivering a high quality service. As an organisation, they embrace change and innovation and are regarded as being extremely forward thinking with their approach. Our client is now looking to bring on board a capable and driven Education and Adult Social Care Lawyer.

The successful candidate will be required to carry a full caseload dealing with matters including, but not limited to; 

•           Management of SEN tribunal cases, including advocacy at tribunal

•           Advice, representation and training in respect of general education matters to local authority and school clients to include admissions and exclusions.

•           Judicial Reviews.

Whilst the role is focused on Education Law, the successful candidate may be expected to conduct Adult Social Care work as well.  Previous experience in Education Law is essential, however experience in Adult Social Care Law is desirable, but not essential, as opportunities to develop knowledge and expertise can be given.  Candidates with experience from both the public and private sector are encouraged to apply for this position. The council offers a supportive and friendly team and good quality work, alongside an excellent benefits package. The role will be based at the practice’s London office, although the ability to work at the office in the Home Counties is a possibility on an ad hoc basis.

If you would be interested in applying to this position then please send your CV to Zoe Alex- or call 020 7092 8012 for a confidential conversation. The closing date for applications for this position is Monday 24th July 2017.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.