Locum Education Lawyer

  • Location

    England

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £45 - £55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lauren Watts

  • Contact email:

    l.watts@panoramicassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LW/70826_1653934114

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Lauren Watts

Locum Education Lawyer

6 months initial contract

Fully remote working

£50+ per hour umbrella

At Panoramic Associates we are excited to be working with a Local Authority based in the South East, who are looking for a Locum Education Lawyer to join them for an initial 6-month contract, possibly extending beyond then! The successful candidate will be able to work completely from home.

As an authority, they are very keen to secure someone with a strong understanding of SEN law and past experience advising schools and academies on SEN matters. You will have the opportunity to handle an interesting and varied caseload including advising on more general education law matters including policy, admission and exclusion appeals. Experience advising on Judicial Review matters relating to education appeals including drafting pre-action letters would also be desirable however, training and supervision in this area will be provided to gain that experience.

This position also sits within the team who additionally deal with education queries. No prior experience of handling complex education matters is required, however if you are keen to gain experience dealing with wider Education matters, then this would be an excellent opportunity!

Essential criteria:

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister, alternatively, non-qualified Lawyers with substantial relevant experience will also be considered.
  • Previous experience working within local government advising on education matters. Candidates with experience in private practice advising schools and local authority clients will also happily be considered.

The client is happy to consider both part-time and full-time applicants & given the demand in the current market, they are happy to wait a notice period for the right candidate to join them!

To discuss the role and day to day duties in more detail, please click apply and/or please contact Lauren Watts on 0117 409 4456.