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As a result of our advice and representation, children and young people receive the education provision and school placements they need to thrive and reach their potential. Parents are empowered to overcome challenges their children face navigating school life through our solution focused and where necessary robust approach to problem solving.
As a top 100 firm with an education law specialism ranked in Chambers UK and The Legal 500 we offer our clients who may find themselves at odds with large institutions equality of arms in navigating the journey through this complex area of law. We are uniquely poised to draw upon cross departmental specialism where for example issues of child protection, negligence, breach of contract or health and safety issues arise in an education setting.
The Legal 500 (2022) describes us as "a practice which is clear in its advice and very realistic." Our dedicated education experts are "highly professional and experienced in the area of Special Educational Needs and the complexities of ensuring that vulnerable children receive the right support and education in their Education and Health Care Plans."
How we can help
We provide advice and representation in a wide range of matters including:
- Equality Act: discrimination
- special educational needs: EHCPs
- school admissions and exclusions
- complaints: schools/local authority
- investigations: ICO/DfE/LGO
- gender variance
- home education
- school refusal
- protection from bullying
- school transport
Our hourly rates are competitive, offering value for money.
Charges are usually based on our hourly rates plus administrative charges and disbursements. We will provide you with an initial estimate of your likely legal costs and will update this as your requirements or the circumstances of the work change.