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. Our client approached us in order to seek assistance in relation to the issue of fees and that the school provide the opportunity for our client to withdraw her daughter as oppose to be excluded to assist to find a place at another school. We wrote to the Head Teacher with a detailed and amicable letter addressing our client’s points. The Head Teacher instructed the school’s Legal Team and thereafter accepted our position and allowed our client to withdraw her daughter from the school. The exclusion does not appear on her record. Our client’s daughter is now attending a new school and her studies are going well.
Match successfully helps student with ADHD diagnosis fight exclusion decision
13 June 2017 by Anita Chopra
“ I highly recommend everyone to use match solicitor if needed. They provide excellent and fast service during very short period of time. ”
“ 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. ”
“ I would be very willing to recommend Match Solicitors to anyone else needing a specialist education solicitor. They were thorough, knowledgeable, worked in a timely manner and were generally a pleasure to work with. ”