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Education Legal services for Families, in particular, Special Educational Needs & Disability
Education Lawyers

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Education Lawyers is part of Langley Wellington solicitors LLP. Our main office is in Gloucester, Gloucestershire but we cover the whole of England and Wales for our education practice.

We are always interested in hearing from suitably-qualified solicitors with SEND experience or who are interested in moving into the area of spec ial educational needs. We’re also interested in hearing from trainee solicitors thinking about this rewarding and important area of work.

If you are interested in joining us or finding out more about what we do, please get in touch via our contact page

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Current vacancies:

We currently have two roles we are recruiting for. Please read the information below and we look forward to hearing from you.

Solicitor or Legal Executive 

Education Lawyers, part of Langley Wellington LLP Solicitors 

Education Lawyers, located in Gloucester and Cheltenham, are currently recruiting for a Solicitor / Legal Executive to join our education team based in our Gloucester office.

This highly-regarded and established firm based in Gloucester is looking to appoint a full-time/part time Education Solicitor or Education Legal Executive to their market-leading education law department. 

As an education solicitor, you will have from 1+ Years’ PQE and be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and technical expertise in dealing with complex education law caseloads, with particular knowledge of special educational needs cases. The PQE above is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

The role will involve advising on a range of issues including, but not limited to, admissions, exclusions, bullying, and special educational needs issues surrounding Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans, funding, and transport with possible tribunal representation. 

You will have good, solid academics and be able to work effectively as an education lawyer as part of the education law team. Clearly, you’ll need strong interpersonal and personal organisation skills and the ability to adhere to strict time limits. Our clients come from all walks of life, and the work is privately funded.  You will need to be able to deal with a variety of individuals in order to provide the highest standards of client care.

We offer a competitive salary dependent upon experience, 23 days holidays plus the usual public holidays in England and enrolment to our workplace pension scheme.  This position would be an opportunity for an individual looking to kick start and develop their law career within a niche area.

Paralegal

Education Lawyers, part of Langley Wellington LLP Solicitors 

Education Lawyers, located in Gloucester and Cheltenham, are currently recruiting for a Paralegal to join our Education Team based in our Gloucester office.

This role will be to provide assistance to the solicitor in the department in her delivery of legal advice and guidance to clients with regard to education matters in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Duties include:-

  • Assist the solicitor with the day to day running of files 
  • Assist the solicitor with the drafting of documents/correspondence 
  • Assist the solicitor with research 
  • Assist the solicitor with projects 
  • Demonstrate a level of knowledge and skill commensurate with experience 
  • Comply with the firm’s internal processes on time recording, billing, credit control and compliance 
  • Any other reasonable duties commensurate with the grade and post 

What you will need:-

  • A law degree or other relevant qualification/knowledge which may include experience of working in a legal role
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Always work in a cross functional manner as is necessary to meet the firm’s goals 
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • High attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Ability to use own initiative and work with minimal supervision 
  • Ability to work in a team framework 
  • To be able to project a professional image and deal confidently with colleagues and clients 
  • Quick and accurate typing speed

We offer a competitive salary, 23 days holidays plus the usual public holidays in England and enrolment to our workplace pension scheme.  This position would be a good opportunity for an individual looking to kick start and develop their law career within a niche area.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact rukhsana.koser@langleywellington.co.uk or telephone the Education Department on 01452 555166.

Work experience

If you are looking for work experience or would like to find out more about working in a busy specialist legal office, drop us a line.

Call us on 01452 555166, use our contact form, or ask for a Call-Back

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