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Education Lawyers is the dedicated Education Law department of Langley Wellington LLP Solicitors. The team is highly experienced and skilled in providing legal advice and practical solutions in relation to Education issues and, in particular, Special Educational Needs (SEN) cases. For over 25 years our lawyers have been providing legal advice to families throughout England and Wales.
We have a national practice in Education Law representing children and their families. We only deal with cases in this highly specialist area of law so clients can be confident about our knowledge of the law and experience.
We are delighted to have been recognised for several years in the Chambers and Partners Legal Directory as a top Education Law firm acting for individuals in the country. The 2019 edition of Chambers and Partners states:
What the team is known for Prominent national practice with considerable experience assisting children and young adults in post-16 and post-19 provision. Particularly noted for its strong track record in SENDIST proceedings. Also recomended for advice on bullying cases and school exclusions.
Imelda Brennan is recomended for her representations of young adults in SEN and disability tribunals. She also has extensive experience acting for clients in judicial review proceedings against local authorities.
We offer clear legal advice and aim to provide excellent client service exceeding clients’ expectations, wherever possible. This is reflected in our clients' feedback published in Chambers UK 2018, as follows:-
Strengths 'This is the firm I would recommend to parents who need to go through an education tribunal: they're first on my list.'
Head of education law Imelda Brennan acts for young adults and parents in SENDIST appeals, Upper Tribunal appeals, judicial review challenges and the EHC needs assessment process.
Clients say: 'Imelda is very accessible, generous with her time, highly knowledgeable and calm in a crisis. She is also very thorough and professional.'
Click here to view Chambers and Partners previous reviews
Please call us on 01452 555166 if you would like to discuss, in confidence, a child's specific needs. We are available in the evening and at weekends as well.
who we help
We work with young adults and parents who are concerned about their child's education and who feel their Local Authority is not providing adequate support to address their child's Special Educational Needs (SEN). Find out more about some of these Special Educational Needs and how you can ensure you get support for your child from your Local Authority, using the Tribunal Process.
We help you through the legal process and paperwork meaning you can concentrate on caring for your child and looking forward to seeing real results. View the process page to find out what the appeal process entails and the timescales involved.
Parents ask us to help when they find they have problems with the local authority. We make real differences to our clients' lives, and get children the educational support they are entitled to. Find out about some our of recent cases and what a positive difference has made.