The education sector is complex, involving many different people and authorities. Teachers, students and parents will be affected by different issues in various ways and may need specialised legal support. Richard Nelson LLP’s education solicitors comprise a team of lawyers that specialise in working with teachers involved in TRA cases, advising parents about EHCP applications and advising university students, amongst other educational matters.
Experienced in representing teachers, students and parents
If you’re a teacher who needs advice or representation in a disciplinary case involving the TRA, your school or Trust, Richard Nelson LLP’s lawyers will be able to advise you, helping you to arrive at the best possible outcome.
Whether you’re a professional within the education sector or you’re the parent or carer of a child who wants to get the most from it, it’s essential that you receive specialist help in legal cases. It is important that you work with someone who understands how the relevant authorities work and how to succeed in cases that involve them.
If you want to find out more about the services provided by our education solicitors, click the links below. Alternatively, get in touch with us with the button at the top of the page to start a conversation with Richard Nelson LLP today.
Who we work with
Richard Nelson LLP’s education solicitors work with teachers, parents and students on a variety of different issues. Our team of specialist education lawyers is made up of solicitors with diverse experiences in education law. The needs of teachers, parents and students can be very different, but if you speak to our team we’ll make sure that you’re working with someone who understands the complexities of your individual circumstances. Below is a list of some of the most common services our team can provide. Please note that these lists are not exhaustive; enquire using the form on the right to discuss the details of your specific case.
Primary & Secondary Schools
- Primary school admissions appeals
- Secondary school admissions appeals
- Independent school issues (including contractual disputes, standards of education, pressure to withdraw etc.)
- School exclusions
- Sexual allegations against university students
- Student suspension & misconduct investigations inquiries
- Student visa applications & appeals
- University fitness to practice investigationd
To learn more about how our education solicitors can help you, click on one of the services below. If you can't find what you're looking for, get in touch to discuss your case with us.
Richard Nelson LLP’s DBS solicitors help individuals challenge DBS decisions, appeal or review prior decisions, or who are being considered for the Barred List.
A correct EHCP is crucial in enabling children with special educational needs to receive the support they need in school. Our solicitors will help you get the right plan for your child.
Independent & Private School Solicitors
Our solicitors will work with you to resolve disputes with your child's independent or private school, or to help ensure that your child receives the best possible experience during their time there.
Primary School Admissions
Work with our education solicitors to get your children into the right primary school, giving them the start to their school life that they need.
Our education solicitors will help you understand your options if your child has been excluded from school, including drafting written arguments where they may help your case.
Secondary School Admissions
Secondary school is a critical time for young people. Speak to Richard Nelson LLP to discuss how we can help get your child into the right school.
Sexual Allegations Against University Students
Our specialist crime and education solicitors can help students facing sexual allegations at every stage of the university's misconduct process.
Student Misconduct Inquiries
We advise and represent students facing their university’s disciplinary processes with the goal of allowing you to continue your education and safeguard your future.
Student Fitness to Practise
Our experience working with healthcare professionals extends to students, who may be the subject of a fitness to practise investigation whilst studying. Contact us to discuss your options.
We represent teachers in disciplinary proceedings with the TRA, as well as providing support in criminal investigations and employer disciplinary hearings. Whatever your situation, our specialist solicitors are here to advise you.
What made the difference – as opposed to other legal firms I had contacted – is she actually believed in me. Suffice it to say, we won the case and a successful result was obtained in a very short time scale.
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Use the form on the right to get in touch with our team and arrange an initial call to discuss your situation. We will use this no-obligation, fully confidential initial call to learn more about your case and help you understand your options going forward.