Public Law Solicitor - Education & Children's Rights

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Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted
13 Apr 2021
Closes
11 May 2021
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Education
PQE Level
2-4
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently seeking to hire two solicitors for our London, Leeds or Lancaster offices to conduct a range of Education and Children’s Rights cases.

 

We are looking for people with 3-5 years’ PQE in a related field of practice who are keen to further their public law career in what is a highly vocational and rewarding practice area.    We are also open to considering someone with more experience who wishes to join one of the top teams in the field.

 

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 both privately and publically funded, so you’ll need to be able to deal with a variety of individuals in order to provide the highest standards of client care. Existing knowledge of legal aid, while not essential, would be very useful.

 

Simpson Millar have one of the UK’s largest specialist Public law teams covering a number of areas of work including matters relating to education, health, human rights, community care and child protection. Our Chambers and Legal 500 recognised lawyers will assist you in developing your long term career.

 

Our working environment offers a welcoming and friendly atmosphere where our people work together to make a real difference for our clients. We look for people who have a willingness to participate in the development, marketing and success of the department and firm

 

If this sounds like a team you want to be a Solicitor in, then please apply. 

 

Diversity

We are actively committed to increasing the diversity of our firm and to breaking down the barriers that prevent many from entering the legal profession. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented within the profession.

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