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Education Solicitor

BBBH38426
£40000 - £60000 per annum

Managing this Role

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Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

It's time to take your Education career to the next level. Join this Top 50 Firm and gain crucial exposure to an array of high-profile education matters, with unrivalled investment as you progress through the ranks.

Homing offices all across the UK, this Top 50 firm are widely recognised as a leading national player. Their superior reputation is regularly acknowledged by the Legal 500, ranking highly across numerous practice areas in the North West and Yorkshire.

Yet, it's their investment in employees which set this firm apart from the rest. With a unique growth plan in place, this firm are experts at nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels. The sheer number of home-grown partners across the offices provides insight into the success that their investment plays, secured by achieving 'Leading Legal Employer' status in the recent annual awards event.

This investment has provided for the resources and infrastructure to deal with a diverse and complex range of legal needs. The client base, as a result, is reflective of this stature. You will be representing a wide range of clients, from national household names to public bodies, making for a challenging yet rewarding working lifestyle.

The Role:

  • This is a standout opportunity for an Education Solicitor to join the firm's vibrant office in Leeds, with hybrid working in place
  • The highly regarded Education team advise a broad range of independent schools, state schools, academies, colleges and universities on a full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious matters
  • As such, you will have a diverse caseload covering the full spectrum of education law, including 1st Tier Tribunal advocacy, Higher Education contract and discrimination issues, property work, and general legal & HR support for schools
  • This opportunity comes with a high level of career investment and progression - you can take advantage of the firm's global reach, enabling you to skyrocket your career to the very top level

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Education Solicitor with a minimum of 2 years PQE
  • Experience of conducting advocacy
  • Well-organised and proactive
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Hybrid working - 2/3 day working week split
  • Extensive benefits package

This is a highly rewarding opportunity for an Education Solicitor to join the firm's dynamic office in Leeds.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.