Locum SEN and Education Lawyer

Venn Group - Birmingham
United Kingdom
From £100,000
23 days ago

Locum SEN & Education Lawyer – Predominantly Remote Working – up to £60 per hour Umbrella –Midlands

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are pleased to be recruiting for a Locum SEN Lawyer to join an excellent Local Authority in the Midlands area. This assignment will be for a period of at least 3 months pending further extension thereafter.

The organisation is ideally seeking someone to take on the position on a full-time basis, however candidates with part-time availability possessing relevant experience will be considered. The role also can be performed on a predominantly remote working basis with the exception of attending the office 1-2 times per month.

The ideal candidate will be a Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with Local Government experience with solid understanding of a wide range of SEND matters including SEN Tribunals and Education Advice.

Duties may include:
Dealing with all aspects of appeals to the SEND Tribunal, which includes drafting responses to appeals, instructing expert witnesses and conducting advocacy
Providing legal advice to the Local Authority and schools on Education Law matters such as school admissions and appeals, exclusions and reviews, home-to-school transport and complaints
Reviewing case papers and establishing the merits of cases and reviewing and complying with SENDIST Orders
Working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to progress appeals and with the legal department where they have been instructed
An attractive hourly rate of up to £60 per hour Umbrella is offered for this position dependant on experience.

Please apply for this role online or contact Sam Cox or Connie Ross via phone or email for further information.


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

Locum SEN & Education Lawyer – Predominantly Remote Working – up to £60 per hour Umbrella –Midlands

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