"Mike Charles of Sinclairs Law lead an amazing victory over our Local Authority. Securing a placement for our daughter, into a school that would best serve her educational needs. We cannot thank Mike enough for all his hard work and professionalism. "
Mr & Mrs Adem, Enfield
"Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Words can't express how grateful I am for all your hard work, professionalism and belief in myself. You are fantastic at your job and I truly believe that I wouldn't have had the same result if it wasn't for yourself."
"Mike, Your expertise, passion and understanding were outstanding + keeping costs to a minimum, appreciated. My son now has the chance of an education which will change the course of his life forever. I'd highly recommend you to anyone ..you are amazing!"
Sarah Henderson, London
"After another Central London Education Law Firm failed, Mike was confident with my case from the offest and succeeded in reinstating me back into Leicester Medical School! What makes Mike so good, is not just his really good way with words, his vast experience or his in-depth knowledge of law, but his genuine compassion for his clients. He genuinely treats his clients like his own children. I will be referring a lot of people to this firm in the future. Thanks again SinclairsLaw, you have genuinely changed my life and I will be eternally grateful"
"Thank you Rob, I am very grateful to you for all your help advice and support. I really feel that you were an Angel sent and could not have done it without your friendly manner and your belief in me. God Bless and have a wonderful Christmas."
"Mike was professional, efficient and friendly. We always felt that we could trust him and that he treated our Son as he would have his own child. Our Son`s special needs are now met. Our hard earned and limited money was well spent!"
"Michael was absolutely amazing. I had so much confidence in him and he put me at ease and explained step by step the procedures throughout. I got the outcome I wanted which was best for my son."
sharon sugarman, london
"Thank you for helping me with Riverston School"
"Sinclairs must be the one and only Solictor/Samaritans service in the country. You have completely changed the course of our son's life and there are no words to express the depth of our gratitude to you."
Fotios , Gloucester
"Thank you for being the most amazing lawyer and succeeding in getting me back into Medical School in October 2011. I managed to complete the amazing turnaround by passing my Medical Finals in March. I will be forever grateful for your work. You had a great manner and showed true professionalism. Keep up the good work! A doctor may save lives, but a lawyer can change lives"
Education Law Specialists - serving the whole of England and Wales
Sinclairslaw (formerly Sinclairs Solicitors) are leading experts in the field of Special Education Needs (SEN) & Education Law, acting throughout England & Wales.
The departments are located at our Penarth (near Cardiff) and Birmingham offices. The firm will shortly be opening offices in Central London but in the meantime we regularly use London office facilities to provide help to our clients in England’s capital. Our offices are contracted by the Government's Legal Services Commission to advise in Education Law under the Legal aid Scheme. The firm is also the only Education legal aid provider throughout the whole of Wales.
Mr. Michael Charles, one of the country's leading Education Law solicitors heads this growing department, with the support of top barristers in the field of Special Education Needs & Education Law. Andrew Barrowclough, Maggie McCormack and Cecillia Ani also work exclusively in the Education Law Department under Mr Charles.
The Education Department – what we do for you
The Education department have represented literally thousands of parents of children who have Special Educational Needs (SEN.) We have represented those parents through the SEN Tribunal process in both England and Wales assisting children with wide ranging difficulties such as dyslexia, autism, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD), dyspraxia and visual difficulties. Some of those cases have involved minor disagreements regarding the specific support that should be put in place for a certain child in a mainstream school and many cases have involved a request for specialist independent schooling. Due to our extensive SEN legal experience and knowledge in this area we are able to substantially assist every parent who approaches us regarding their child’s SEN. We have also assisted parents in the Upper Tribunal and in the High Court regarding SEN issues. The department has worked with some of the worlds leading experts within the United Kingdom, United States and Australia.
We regularly provide free information evenings in partnership with major charities including the National Autistic Society (NAS), ADHD support groups and others, to assist worried parents navigate through this SEN maze.
We have highly experienced advocates who would be able to assist you in actually putting your case forward at the SEN Tribunal. This sometimes avoids the need to instruct barristers although if your case requires this service we only use the best in the country.
SEN legal fees
We also have a graded fee structure within the firm so you can decide which Solicitor you would want to instruct based upon their experience and your finances. We understand how important ensuring the right education is for a parent’s child however our rates, whether in London, Birmingham or Wales are competitive.
Supporting Schools both maintained and private
Sinclairs Solicitors now Sinclairslaw has also an excellent reputation supporting schools that require help. Whether it be, school re-organisation decisions or individual issues we are happy to help. Sinclairslaw partner Mr Michael Charles has handled some of the most important school re-organisation cases some of which have been regarded as being of "constitutional" importance.
Sinclairslaw (formerly Sinclairs Solicitors) are members of:
- ELAS - (the Education Law Association) and hold ;-
- A Legal Services Commission Franchise (please contact our offices for further advice & eligibility criteria)
The information contained in this web site is provided solely for information purposes only. It does not constitute legal or other professional advice. Sinclairslaw does not give any endorsement, warranty or representation, expressed or implied by statute collaterally or otherwise with regard to the products or services which are advised or promoted on this or any linked sites.
Sinclairslaw accept no responsibility for loss or damage which may arise from errors or omissions of information contained in the web site or other site that may be linked to this site from time to time or for reliance on any such information. It is important that those who have access to the site and require help take proper legal advice by contacting the firm of Sinclairs so that we can properly advise on the information that you are able to provide us.