Our team has extensive experience of advising, training and litigating in the field of Education Law. We regularly represent schools, colleges, universities and local education authorities.
Forbes aims to keep things as straightforward as possible with a combination of expertise, straightforward advice and cost effective service to schools, colleges, universities and Local Education Authorities.
We have extensive experience in handling cases where there has been an accident in school or on a school trip or where there have been allegations of a failure to educate or bullying. We also regularly act as the Clerk to Local Education Authorities Exclusion and Admission appeals and represent LEAs at Special Education Needs tribunals.
We offer training to our clients and recently presented a headline seminar to over 100 School Governors and Head Teachers on the subject of "Injury Claims relating to Education".
Specific examples of matters dealt with by our specialist lawyers include:
For further information please contact Ridwaan Omar
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