School Admissions


School Admissions is a contentious area, and the decisions of admission authorities are constantly being subjected to scrutiny. So it’s vital you understand your obligations, and you have strong legal support to get things right.

How we can help with your school admissions issues

  • Determining admission arrangements and writing admission policies
  • Advice on consultation
  • Changes with admission policies
  • Representation for governing bodies at Independent Appeal Panels
  • Acting as a legal clerk for Independent Appeal Panels
  • Appeals to the Schools Adjudicator
  • Appeals to the Secretary of State against the admission of a child with challenging behaviour
  • Defending judicial review proceedings

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Claire Merritt
Partner – Employment & Education



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