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At Civitas Law, we offer representation to local authorities, students, parents, teachers and academic institutions (including schools, academies and institutes of higher education) in a variety of Education law matters and provide training on new developments in education law.

Members of the team provide expert advice relating to a variety of issues including challenges to decisions relation to admission, exclusion, examinations, the provision of special educational needs, as well as challenges to failure to provide any or suitable school transport. The team further has experience in matters relating to employment, teacher disciplinary/misconduct and discrimination.


  • Appeals to the First and Upper Special Educational Needs Tribunal Wales (‘SENTW’) and Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (‘SEND’)
  • Committee hearings before the Education Workforce Council Wales and National College for Teaching and Leadership professional conduct panels
  • Appeals to the Office for the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (‘OIA’)
  • Judicial Review
  • Advice and representation relating to admissions, exclusions and exam results
  • Employment tribunals
  • Civil claims against the educational institutions, for example breach of contract claims concerning universities and independent schools, negligence claims


For further information please contact our clerks, who will be able to help you with any questions.
+44 (0)2920 375020