Regulatory – Education

We advise Clients on all aspects of education and special educational needs litigation and work in a client-focused way towards practical solutions. Our Education Law Team advises and represents local authorities, responsible bodies and parents at all levels on matters concerning:

  • Admission and exclusion cases
  • Disability discrimination in schools
  • Education negligence issues
  • Education of children in care
  • Further and higher education
  • Special education needs
  • Boarding schools
  • Residential special schools

Chambers Members appear before:

  • Admission and exclusion appeals panels
  • HESC (SENDIST) tribunals
  • The administrative court in the High Court on Judicial Review claims

Local Authorities

We assist schools and local authorities on matters such as:

  • Claims arising out of bullying
  • Employment contracts
  • Human rights issues

Independent Schools

We act for independent schools in relation to:

  • Admission and exclusions
  • Advice on the CSCI inspection requirements for boarding providers
  • Contractual disputes
  • Disability discrimination claims


We also advise and represent teachers as professionals before their regulatory body, the General Teaching Council.

Our barristers provide advice for individuals throughout Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, London and the South East. We have experience in a both the London and regional courts including Aldershot, Basingstoke, Brighton, Croydon, Guildford, Kingston and Reading.

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