Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Senior SEND Lawyer

Service Care Legal are working with a local authority, based in Norfolk, which is in need of a Senior Lawyer to join their Education legal team to handle SEND matters on behalf of the council.

ROLE: Senior SEND Lawyer

LOCATION: Norfolk (remote working available)

RATE: £45-£60ph umbrella depending upon experience

CONTRACT: 6-12 months, 37 hours a week

The Role

  • To manage a full caseload from inception to completion related to SEND Law matters

  • Cases will include SEND, Tribunals, Disability Discrimination, School exclusions, judicial reviews and admission appeals

  • To provide other legislative advice to council members when required

  • Assist with the management of the SEND legal team

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with 3+ years of PQE within Education Law and specifically SEND Law experience (Non-qualified candidates with strong experience will also be considered)

  • Previous local authority or public sector experience is essential

  • Candidates must have experience of SEND Tribunals and be able to manage a case load of SEND tribunal cases

  • Ideally someone with prior management experience at a Local Authority

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest for you or someone you know, then please contact Hugh Barnes on 01772 208969, or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.