Locum Education Lawyer

Venn Group - Birmingham
West Midlands
£40 - 50 per hour
Closing date
22 May 2021
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Locum Education Lawyer – West Midlands –  Remote Working – September start (6 Month Contract) – £40- 50 per hour (Umbrella) 


Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with a reputable Local Authority in the West Midlands area who are recruiting for a Locum Education Lawyer to join their department.


This is a full-time assignment and will begin in line with the new academic year in September. The role is offered for an initial period of 6 months with the possibility of extension and will be worked on a fully remote basis for the foreseeable future.


This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive to become part of a forward thinking, proactive Local Authority.


The ideal candidate will have prior experience working within Local Government and Education Law.


Duties may include:


  • Providing legal advice to the local authority and schools on education law matters

  • Dealing with all aspects of appeals to the SEND Tribunal, which included drafting responses to appeals, instructing expert witnesses

  • Handling interim applications and effectively negotiated and resolved appeals

  • Supporting the Education Department with SEN ‘Guidance Notes’


    An hourly rate of up to £50 per hour (umbrella) is offered for this position.


    For further information, please contact Connie Ross or Will Pardoe on 0121 616 0660, alternatively email midlandslegal@venngroup.com


    Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.


    Venn Group is an acknowledged leader in professional interim recruitment, dedicated to helping our clients fill critical skills gaps with experienced contractors, locums and temporary staffing solutions. 

    By engaging with Venn Group you are selecting a recruitment consultancy that is set up to meet the demands of the contract and interim job market. Our infrastructure, training and service are all intricately designed to provide you with a reliable and effective response.

    Our recruitment consultants will take the time to get to know the opportunities you seek in your next assignment and will guide you through the recruitment process with the attention to detail we are known for.

    Having dedicated ourselves to providing contract and interim staff over two decades, we have forged long-standing relationships with many regular hirers for contract or project resources.

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    0121 616 0660
    Waterloo House
    20 Waterloo Street
    B2 5TB
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