Following on from our recent good news on retaining our rankings in The Legal 500 listings for education law and civil liberties/human rights (read more here: https://www.sinclairslaw.co.uk/news/2021-10-08-sinclairslaw-listed-as-a-tier-1-firm-for-education-law-and-tier-4-for-civil-libertieshuman-rights), Sinclairslaw are proud to be listed as a band 1 education law firm by Chambers and Partners.
In the rankings, Chambers and Partners have also recognised John Ford, Helen Gill and Chris Barnett as key practitioners in the field of education law, with John Ford being ranked as a senior statesperson, Helen Gill as a band 2 solicitor and Chris Barnett as a star associate.
We have been described as a “Leading firm with longstanding expertise and a solid reputation in education. Represents parents and individuals in legal challenges against the decisions of schools, universities and local authorities. Practitioners have strong experience in equality law, SEND Tribunal work and human rights-related claims. Well known for providing advice to parents of children with learning difficulties” with those recommending us saying:
"The firm has a good level of expertise in education law, particularly in SEN and higher education matters,", "They are very committed to providing a dedicated service to the lay client” and “(the firm possesses a) full range of education lawyers who are great on matters that overlap with public law and community care."
You can read the full ranking here: