A fair appeals system for GCSEs, As and A Levels in 2020

A fair appeals system for GCSEs, As and A Levels in 2020


Last week, GSCE and A-level students gearing up for the national end-of-year exams had the rug pulled out from under their feet when the Government announced that GSCEs and A-level… Read more »

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‘Sexual Misconduct in Law Firms’


Alexis Hearnden presents for The Law Society on the matter of sexual misconduct within Law firms. The webinar provides practitioners with a blue print for handling complaints of sexual misconduct… Read more »

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Judgment in major SEN funding challenge


On Monday 7 October 2019 judgment was handed down in the case of R (Simone and others) v Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Education. Following a… Read more »

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Education Newsletter – July 2019


Attached please find the summer edition of the 39 Essex Chambers’ Education Newsletter. This edition truly reflects the breadth of what falls within the term “education law”, with articles on… Read more »

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Judicial Review Over Inadequate SEND Funding


A two day rolled-up hearing starts today 26 June in a high profile judicial review challenging the failure by the Lord Chancellor and the Secretary of State for Education to… Read more »

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Education Newsletter – April 2019


Enclosed please find the first edition of the 39 Essex Chambers’ Education Newsletter. This quarterly newsletter will address key developments in the law around education. We welcome your feedback on… Read more »

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BREAKFAST SEMINAR: Challenges to budget-setting decisions


In recent months there has been a spate of legal challenges to controversial budgetary decisions by public authorities. Claimants in such cases have been encouraged by the successful judicial review… Read more »

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Victory for the Claimants in R (RD) v Worcestershire CC


In a judgment handed down on 28 February 2019, Mr Justice Nicklin has ruled that Worcestershire County Council acted unlawfully in failing to carry out proper transitional planning in relation… Read more »

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Families Launch High Court Challenge Against Govt Special Education Needs Funding Policy


Families have officially launched a High Court legal challenge against the government’s special education needs funding policy which is leaving “thousands of children across the country in limbo”. Jenni Richards… Read more »

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