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SEN Lawyer

Enable Law

Exeter, Plymouth, Southampton, Bristol

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What you’ll do

We are seeking an Education lawyer with a SEN focus to join our successful and highly regarded team. We will be looking to provide you with all the support and encouragement needed to develop this established practice area, you will be personally highly motivated by the opportunity to stand out and increase your profile and reputation in this highly specialised field of work, whilst collaborating effectively within Enable Law to develop effective referral connections across the teams.

What we’re looking for

With experience working as an Education and/or SEN lawyer, you will be seeking to take the next step in your career, where you can enhance your profile and create new and lasting connections with clients. We’re seeking someone who is personally self-motivated and equally able to motivate others, with the enthusiasm and commitment to share knowledge and build capacity across the wider team. You work with dedication, sensitivity, and commerciality with your clients, listening closely in order to understand their needs and priorities whilst working in partnership with them to secure the best possible options and outcomes.

You readily build strong and trusting professional relationships with clients and feel genuinely motivated to do your best for them. In your current work, you will have already shown yourself to be a business developer, able to develop new and effective networks and build key contact relationships across your practice area.

At Enable Law, we consider ourselves to be a high performing, welcoming and inclusive team, and your first-class communication skills will enable you to become a key member, gaining the trust of a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. In this challenging and at times emotionally demanding area of practice, you are resilient, thorough, and attentive to detail, and take pride in the high standards of your work with your clients. In return for your considerable efforts, we are fully committed to working with you to unlock your potential and take your career where you want it to go.

If you are looking for a forward-thinking firm with the ambition to succeed, this is the perfect opportunity for you. If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team via email at [email protected], and we will respond as soon as possible.

Pre-employment screening

Successful applicants will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process which includes a financial integrity check and a DBS check. If you wish to discuss any issues or questions in connection with this, please do speak in confidence with a member of the Talent Acquisition Team.

Eligibility to work in the UK

Eligibility to work in the UK will be verified in the final stages of the selection process. All candidates must be able to prove their right to work in the UK, which may include meeting the Home office criteria for Visa sponsorship. Candidates who require sponsorship should evaluate the Home Office eligibility criteria for a Skilled Worker visa before applying and keep up to date with any legal developments.

Our offer to you

In return for your efforts, you can expect considerable scope for personal as well as professional development. We encourage people to engage with our popular and well supported coaching and mentoring programmes, which connect you to people right across the firm and at every level. We create space for mental and physical wellbeing with our weekly Lifestyle Hour, along with 28 days annual leave (plus a day in your birthday month), private medical insurance (eligibility applies) and a sabbatical you can take every 5 years. You can also buy holiday, managing your benefits flexibly using our sophisticated portal to configure your total reward offer according to what you value most. As part of this, you can make ongoing or one-off donations to our charitable foundation and access our CSR programme where you can engage with community-based initiatives (as a team, or individually) twice a year, to give something back where you feel it matters.

For further details of our benefits packages, please visit the link attached – Our benefits | Foot Anstey

Successful applicants will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process which includes a financial integrity check and a DBS check. If you wish to discuss any issues or questions in connection with this, or anything else, please do speak in confidence with a member of the Talent Acquisition Team: [email protected]

Why Enable Law?

Enable Law is one of the UK’s leading specialist medical negligence, personal injury, and mental capacity law firms. Our team of over 80 individuals aims to provide a high-quality service in a friendly and approachable way. We work for clients across the UK and have offices in seven locations across the Southwest, South Coast and London. We consider our people to be our most asset and therefore, offer continual opportunities for support and professional development.

Meet the team:  https://www.enablelaw.com/meet-the-team/

Enable Law are a part of Foot Anstey group. Foot Anstey LLP is one of the UK’s fastest growing law firms, Foot Anstey believes in helping our clients and people achieve their ambitions, unlocking new and exciting opportunities. Our team of business and legal advisors are motivated by understanding clients’ goals and collaborating with them and other advisers to deliver solutions. By becoming our clients’ most trusted advisor, we are enabling them to achieve their ambitions. How we do it is just as important as what we do. Our values define the way we act with our clients and one another every day, and because of these we think our culture and environment sets us apart.

Over our history we’ve grown from a high-street firm to a significant regional and national player working with leading brands and individuals predominantly across six key sectors: Private Equity, Retail & Consumer, Energy & Infrastructure, Islamic Finance, Developers and Private Wealth. Our strategy of gaining market share through meeting clients’ needs, investing in and developing high quality talent and using technology and innovation to enhance our services has led to significant growth. We now operate from nine locations: Truro, Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton, Bristol, Southampton and London, as well as a ‘hub’ base in Oxford, Guildford and Manchester.

Our people are central to our success, in every part of the business. We actively support our employees to achieve their aspirations through offering meaningful careers with balanced rewards, which have been carefully designed to focus on personal wellbeing. We offer continual opportunities for support and professional development and believe in empowering each other to achieve and strive to create a progressive and inclusive working environment. Being forward-thinking, we are open to discussing flexible working patterns for all of our vacancies, with over 40% of our existing employees having a permanent flexible working pattern. In addition, our impressive suite of flexible benefits will enable you to prioritise what matters most to you.

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is integral to delivering our strategy, and we were delighted to be awarded the National Equality Standard for a second time. We consider this to be right at the heart of our priorities and goes way beyond our policies – it’s something we consider across everything we do, from the make-up of our client teams, encouraging staff to reach their potential, through to our leadership. We aim to support our clients and our people to achieve their goals, regardless of background, gender, race, beliefs, sexuality or other non-work related factors. We champion aspiration and encourage it in everyone that works with us. As such we actively encourage applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any characteristics protected by law. If you apply for this role, you may be encouraged to answer our diversity and social mobility monitoring questions, so please be reassured that any answers you provide will remain entirely anonymous and confidential and will in no way impact your application.

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