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Case Studies

Recent cases we have been involved with and how these have positively affected peoples' lives.

Match successfully helps student with ADHD diagnosis fight exclusion decision

We represented our client whose daughter was excluded from an independent school, following an incident concerning substance abuse. Our client’s daughter was otherwise a good student, achieving well, though she had recently been diagnosed with ADHD. The incident leading to the exclusion took place after the diagnosis.

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Match letter helps A level student to get additional time in exams

Our clients approached us when the College where their 17 year old son was preparing to sit his ‘A’ levels, refused to progress an Application for Access Arrangements for 50% additional time for his summer examination series. This was a very difficult time for the young man, in any event, as he suffers from anxiety and was due to embark on his mock examinations without the extra time he required.

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Match assists retired supply teacher with referral to NCTL

Our client had retired from teaching but had returned to the classroom on a Supply basis. Some pupils were unhappy with certain teaching approaches and phrases used in the classroom. The School commenced internal disciplinary proceedings but our client resigned because he had decided not to continue in teaching for health reasons.

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International student who was withdrawn allowed to re-sit examinations

We recently represented an international student who had failed several examinations in the penultimate year of his course. Our client was given the opportunity to re-sit the examinations though failed these on the second attempt and was withdrawn from his course and after which, came to seek advice from us.

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Match successfully helps mature student with appeal hearing

We recently acted for a mature student who had been withdrawn from her degree studying social work. Our client had failed her dissertation due to an unmerited delay of eighteen months on behalf of the Higher Education Institution, causing significant detriment to our client and her progression.

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Match helps reverse permanent exclusion decision for GCSE student

We recently acted for our client, whose son was permanently excluded from a prestigious independent school. Our client’s son was in his last year at school, preparing to sit his final GCSE examinations.

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Teacher with allegations by NCTL allowed to continue with teaching career

We recently acted for a Teacher who was being pursued by the National College of Teaching and Leadership (“the NCTL”) after allegations were made against her for professional misconduct, and, conduct which would bring the profession into disrepute.

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Match assists Parents of a child with learning difficulties waive school fees due to treatment

We recently acted for the parents of a child who had learning difficulties, and was attending an independent school. Our clients were forced to take their child out of the independent school because the school was not providing commensurate education and care for their child.

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Misconduct allegations dropped against student with Match assistance

Our client was informed of an investigation against him alleging serious misconduct of a sexual nature, upon which he contacted us for immediate advice.

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Match gets favourable outcome from OIA

We recently acted for a client who sought advice from us in relation to the degree class which he had received on his undergraduate course. Our client had received a lower second class (2:2) degree despite his mitigating circumstances which had affecting his performance in both year two and year three of his three year degree.

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Private School concedes fees due to inappropriate treatment of pupil

We recently represented clients against a prestigious private school. Our client had to withdraw her son from the school as there had been problems concerning his care.

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Testimonials

The service was first class and I was encouraged by the Solicitors sound knowledge of education law. Having a child with special needs is a challenge to any parent and the whole process of going to an educational tribunal can be quite daunting. Match Solicitors was able to get the job done professionally and to the highest standard and yet still retaining a very caring and human side which was very reassuring.

Mrs O Akagbosu, London

We were very happy to hand over our case to Match Solicitors and allow them to do what they do best - they won our appeal. They make no guarantees but at least you know, whether you win or lose, they have done their best for your child.

Mr & Mrs O'Dea, Surrey

Match Solicitors were highly recommended to us not only for their undisputed comprehensive knowledge of the SEN legal minefield, but for their understanding of autism and other disorders and consequent compassionate work ethic. Their diligence and consummate professionalism ensured that the Local Authority were forced to take our son’s case seriously. It is almost impossible to articulate how grateful we are to Rishi and Anita for their hard work and dedication.

Mr & Mrs Williams, Hertfordshire


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