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Regional Solicitor

Employer
National Education Union
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£57,361 plus £1,056 lunch allowance
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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REGIONAL SOLICITOR

Based in the NEU London region (Wandsworth, SW18 1PP)

 Permanent, part-time (2 days per week)

Commencing salary £57,361 plus £1,056 lunch allowance (to be paid pro-rata)

The National Education Union is a force for change in the world of education, bringing together more than 450,000 teachers, lecturers, support staff and leaders working in maintained and independent schools and colleges across the UK.

We are now seeking to recruit a Regional Solicitor on a permanent, part-time basis to join our team in the NEU London region’s office in Wandsworth. The work of the Regional Solicitor will focus on providing employment law advice to the Regional Office team and advice and representation to members.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced employment lawyer, with a minimum of two years post qualification experience and strong advocacy skills who will be able to work as part of the professional team of staff at our NEU London region’s office, providing advice and information on legal issues affecting education professionals.  

They will also be asked to contribute to written materials including Union documents aimed at members and to the training of local officers. The post is ideally suited to a motivated candidate who wishes to extend their employment law experience within a trade union environment.

They will demonstrate experience of managing their own caseload; good all-round communications skills, the ability to relate to people with different backgrounds and needs both inside and outside the Union, together with an understanding of the needs and characteristics of a democratic membership organisation.

In addition to salary, we offer good conditions including 35 days’ annual leave plus Christmas closure days and a generous pension scheme. Salary and benefits will be offered on a pro-rata basis. 

Further details can be downloaded from our website at https://jobs.neu.org.uk/templates/ATL/jobslist.aspx where applicants will also be able to complete an online application on our recruitment portal, by the stated closing date of mid-day on Wednesday 3rd November.

THE UNION IS FUNDAMENTALLY COMMITTED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNIES IN ITS POLICIES AND PRACTICE

 

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The National Education Union is at the forefront in the provision of services to members in the field of education law, providing legal assistance and advice for its members on the many issues which arise in their professional lives.  The work of the Regional Solicitor will focus on providing employment law advice to the Regional Office team and advice and representation to members, and may also include some personal injury and CICA matters.

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