Education Lawyer

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Wiltshire, Salisbury
£40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
20 May 2021

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As an Education Lawyer, are you seeking to work in a team that sets a precedent within the industry, supporting independent and maintained clients with Partners considered no less than experts.

With continued structured development, exposure to the peak of the market and an enviable client book, join the Legal 500 team with a national remit.

The Firm

When considering history, quality, prowess and reputation, the firm leads where others follow. Offering a full service to clients based in the South, the wider UK and often internationally. When individuals and businesses need to be confident in ensuring they receive the best advice, they look no further and consider the firm as crucial longstanding partners.

As a Top 200, Sunday Times Best and Top-Tier Legal 500 ranked firm, their expertise across personal, business, and public-sector legalities are underpinned by over 200 years of success, offering traditional values with legal insight that cuts to the heart of the issue.

Living by the values of simplicity, quality, thoroughness and giving empowerment to individuals. Client's are futureproofed and operate ahead of the curve, whilst colleagues are continually guided and mentors via bespoke development, something the firm sees as an obligation to offer to all.

Many of the Legal 500 ranked Partners joined in support roles, offering a nous that resonates excellence and facilitating junior colleagues in doing the same.

Encouraging colleagues to hone on their specialities in fully balanced teams, ensuring all are rightfully supported, whether working in the office or from home, forming part of a cohesive and well-oiled machine.

The Role

1+ PQE Education Lawyer to join Legal 500 ranked team in Salisbury

With a strong knowledge of Education law, you will join a market-leading team to advise educational establishments, predominantly Independent Schools and Academies, with clients include several Charitable Trusts, charities, Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) and Single Academy Trusts (SATs).

Advising on legislative frameworks that concerns Independent Schools and Academies, you will engage with Headteachers, Bursars, CEOs, Finance Directors, Senior Leadership, Trustees, Governors, and School Business Managers, ensuring compliance and expectations are met in a multitude of issues, often at short notice and in a matter bespoke to the needs of each client.

The firm is well known for its work in this area, being experts in supporting schools both in the independent and maintained sector, consulting the structure, charity, employment, and property matters.

You will quickly develop your expertise, take ownership of liaising with large clients, and be exposed to more exciting work the sector has to offer.

The Requirements

  • 1+ year prior experience within Education law, no ceiling on PQE
  • Willingness to develop legal acumen
  • A confidential, empathetic and human approach to client engagement
  • Winning mentality, and passion for the work you do.

For an ambitious Education Lawyer, this role is a pathway for swift development, ongoing commitment to their expertise and a seat at the table with some of the leading Education lawyers in the UK.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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