Public Law Solicitor - Education & Children's Rights

Simpson Millar


Advertised Salary: £40,000

Ref#: 139866

Date published: 23-Mar-2022

We are currently seeking to hire a Solicitor, ideally 2+ years PQE, to join our Public Law team, and conduct on a range of Education and Children’s Rights cases. This position would be available on a Hybrid working arrangement from either our London, Leeds or Lancaster office.

We are looking for someone who is 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.

A successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and organisation skills, as well as the ability to adhere to strict time limits.

Our clients come from all walks of life, and the cases are both privately and publicly funded, so it is essential that the successful candidate can deal with a variety of individuals in order to provide the highest standards of client care.

Existing knowledge and experience with legal aid would be ideal, however this is not essential.


Why Simpson Millar?

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

Salary: £40,000 per annum, however we may be flexible dependent on experience
 27 days (exclusive of bank holidays, so 35 days in total)
Benefits: A contributory pension, Hybrid working arrangement and all the other benefits you’d expect.  

If the above sounds like something you’d like to explore then we’d be keen to talk to you. Please forward a copy of your CV by clicking apply and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch.


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.

Keyword: Public Law, Education Law, SEN and disability law, Child Law

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