transforming legal services in the public sector

Lawyer – SEN

18 October 2019 | Category

Location – Huntingdon, Shefford or Northampton

Contract Type – Full Time (37 hours) / Permanent

Salary – £37,359 – £45,035

Main Accountabilities

  1. To work as part of a team in the provision of a professional legal service to a range of public sector and not for profit clients regarding SEN and education, ensuring awareness of and compliance with legal duties within client organisations and protecting their best interests.
  2. To manage a case load of complex cases, comprising of mainly SEN Tribunal cases, with minimum supervision.
  3. To undertake advocacy in case management hearings and final hearings in their first tier SEND Tribunal and to instruct counsel as appropriate.
  4. To ensure the effective identification and awareness of risks associated with the relevant areas of legal practice.

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We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.

LGSS Law Benefits

  • Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
  • LGSS More 4 U Benefits Scheme – which gives you the chance to get discounts on things like travel and retail to help you save money every day.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working. To give everyone a balanced work/ life ratio.
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 28 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!