Our Public@30 team offers a dedicated and enthusiastic Education group with experience in all areas of education law including:

  • Allegations of inter-pupil abuse and pupil/staff abuse
  • Contract claims involving independent schools/institutes of further and higher education
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Educational negligence/professional negligence in the education sector
  • Exclusions and admissions (including attendance/representation at internal hearings)
  • Examination disputes including student appeals
  • Human rights
  • Judicial review
  • Powers and duties of LAs
  • School closures
  • School staffing issues and claims
  • School transport
  • Special Educational Needs appeals to SENTW and the Upper Tribunal

Our client group is wide and includes LAs, school governing bodies, colleges and universities, independent schools, teachers, teaching unions, parents, children, students and local campaigning groups.

Team Members: Education