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Solicitor - Warrington

Job Title: Solicitor - Warrington
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Warrington
Salary: £50 - 55 per hour
REF: LEF97749304
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 days ago

Job Description

Education Lawyer - Warrington

Pay: £50 - £55 per hour

Location: Warrington, with flexible office attendance

Advocacy Absolutely Required - Non-Negotiable

About the Role:

We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Education Lawyer to join our Lexcel accredited legal service. This role involves providing comprehensive legal advice, guidance, and support primarily on education matters, with some involvement in Adult Social Care issues. The successful candidate will undertake advocacy at all levels, including:

  • Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal
  • Appeal Panels
  • Court of Protection
  • Other relevant tribunals

Key Responsibilities:

Advocacy: Prepare and present cases, including preparing bundles, skeleton arguments, and statements. Ensure full compliance with relevant legislation and guidance, attend advocates' meetings, and liaise with Counsel as needed.

Legal Advice: Proactively respond to and advise on all legal queries, including the impact of new legislation. Provide practical, common-sense interpretations of legal requirements.

Collaboration: Attend and contribute to Safeguarding Board meetings, Joint Partnership Groups, Legal Gateway meetings, and other relevant gatherings.

What We Offer:

Supportive Environment: Join a team known for its incredible support and camaraderie. As one of our recent locums noted, "I wish the rest of the legal world could see how you are as a team. You’d be inundated with people wanting to work here!"

Flexibility: We are committed to flexible working arrangements, including a hybrid model allowing for part-time remote work.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Work in our brand-new, state-of-the-art building located in the heart of Warrington.

To find out more information please contact Lily at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.

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