39 Essex Chambers Education Newsletter - July 2020

In the July edition of our Education newsletter, our newest member Ian Brownhill considers what the start of the new term will be like for University Students this year, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic; Rory Dunlop QC considers the recent case of R (AW) v St George's University of London here, in which he acted for the Claimant, a medical student, who successfully challenged the termination of her registration; Jennifer Thelen considers a recent Upper Tribunal case which considered – and criticised – the process of "registering" claims for disability discrimination operated in the First-tier Tribunal; Tom Amraoui considers remote hearings in the First-Tier Tribunal, four months on and, finally, Gethin Thomas considers the most recent changes to SEN duties arising as a result of Covid-19.

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