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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.

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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

How we work with you

Whilst based in the South of England, Paris Smith acts for businesses and families throughout the UK. Technology has enabled us to provide a high level of service to our clients whether they are local to our offices or not. Our advice can be given in many ways:

  • Over the telephone
  • Via video conferencing
  • In face to face meetings

We will talk through how you would like to be contacted and the best ways for us to meet in our early conversations with you.

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