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Education & Social Care Solicitor

Errington Legal
Cambridge / Suffolk with hybrid working
Competitive + Benefits
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

A rare opportunity to play a vital role in a small practice, with a very specialist focus
Education & Social Care Solicitor - Cambridge / Bury St Edmunds - Hybrid working 

A long-established specialist education and disability law firm with a national client base. 


  • You will be running your own caseload of education and social care cases and will be responsible supervising paralegals and trainee solicitors.
  • You will play a vital role in securing appropriate provision, placements and therapies for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.


  • 1+ PQE
  • A passion for and/or special interest in special educational needs and disability law
  • An approachable and considerate nature
  • Commercial awareness and negotiating skills.
  • Experience working in education/public law or in a complimentary area where your skills are transferrable.
  • Proven experience of handling your own cases. 
  • A professional approach to work, integrity, and a respect for confidentiality.

Benefits include:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Access to Health Assured Employee Assistance Program
  • Reward incentives, including two separate bonus schemes 
  • Pension scheme
  • Dog friendly offices
  • There is flexibility as to which office you can be based from (or a combination if preferred).
  • Working from home (2 days per week)

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Hollie Preston at Errington Legal.

‘We are an equal opportunities recruiter, committed to ensuring an inclusive and supportive recruitment process. We embrace and promote diversity as we understand the importance and value of this both for us and our clients.’


Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies in Cambridge, East Anglia and Milton Keynes. As specialists we are able to offer our candidates and clients a bespoke and proactive level of service during a recruitment campaign.
Our candidates are highly valued and respected by Errington Legal. We know how important a career move is to any individual, and we understand that we need to be there to suggest and advise, not pressure or push.


As a result of our extensive contacts and relationships we can offer you access to the finest legal firms in the area.

With our salary and market knowledge, we are in a good position to offer realistic advice on salary levels and also make sure that the candidate gets a competitive deal.

We offer feedback and support during and after the interview process.

Our relationships are always fully confidential and honest. No information on any individual is ever passed on to third parties without prior consent.
Errington Legal is committed to offering our clients a higher level of service as we have excellent market knowledge and access to the best calibre of candidates in the local area. We are able to identify the most talented and suitable candidates that will better support growing, forward thinking law firms and companies. As we are based centrally in East Anglia & Milton Keynes we are able to focus mainly on local candidates, thereby reducing potential relocation issues.

Company info
01223 803814
Nine Hills Road

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