Paralegal/ Legal Assistant
Special Educational Needs
1 x Partner
3 x Solicitors
1 x Paralegal
1 x Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Experience and training required
Should have excellent qualifications and a genuine interest in Special Educational Needs. A background in private client work is an advantage but not essential. Must be able to work unsupervised. Exceptional client relationship skills and the ability to understand the range and type of client so as to identify needs.
The Special Educational Needs team sits within the Clinical Negligence group. This role will assist Laxmi Patel and her team with private special educational needs work including routine administrative tasks, maintaining databases, assisting with marketing events, liaising with clients, experts, schools and the Tribunal, preparing bundles for appeals and instructions to experts, setting up assessments and monitoring clients’ budgets.
Other information and volume of work
This is a permanent role with future promotion prospects for an outstanding candidate. Boyes Turner’s Clinical Negligence and Educational team is one of the most entrepreneurial, specialist teams of its type in the UK and has specialized in cerebral palsy work in particular for 25 years. It has been ranked in the top tier by both The Legal 500 and Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession for as long as the publications have existed and its Partners are ranked as leading individuals/experts in their fields.